J. CAMILLE DEMPSEY 101 Trailside Drive | Sewickley, PA 15143 814-397-0166 | email@example.com
EDUCATION Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Doctoral Candidate, Instructional Technology, Anticipated 2013 Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York M.A. in Art & Art Education, May 1999 University of Pennsylvania and the PA Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania BFA in Fine Arts, May 1995
RELEVANT COURSEWORK Instructional Program Development, Instructional Technology Design and Leadership, Educational Leadership, E-Learning Courseware Design, Distance Learning and Global Leadership, Technology Management and Leadership, Developing a Learning Environment Using Instructional Technology, Instructional Technology Design and Leadership, Leadership and Ethics, Legal Aspects of Educational Leadership, Education in a Global Society, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Leadership, Supervision PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Technology Integration Specialist, 8/10 – present Art in Action Project, ArtsErie, Erie, Pennsylvania • Co-planned and co-taught technology-infusion/integration graduate class sessions through Edinboro University, the annual Learning Lab professional development sessions, as well as the building level workshops for teachers and teaching artists. Supported asynchronous class work through the Art in Action online site. Supported trainings related to the technology integration framework used in the project (i.e. TPACK - Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) • Co-created Art in Action, supported through a U.S. Department of Education Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant Arts Integration Project (AEMDD) Project, designed to improve student achievement in grades K – 6 in math and reading through infusing technology and the arts into the curriculum. (http://artinaction.wikispaces.com/) • Served as the technology specialist and liaison, facilitating residency planning sessions, monitoring residency progress and fostering collaborative relationships between teachers, teaching artists and administrators in the Penncrest, Union City and Meadville School Districts.
Supported both one-on-one and group teacher professional development sessions around effective practices in technology-infused teaching and technology such as using digital devices in documenting student learning.
Art Education Program Director, Assistant Professor, 8/05-8/10 Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania • Taught Arts and Music Methods and Aesthetic Education courses in the School of Education for early childhood, special education and elementary education undergraduate students . • Taught Elementary Art Methods of Teaching, Secondary Art Methods of Teaching and other courses in the School of Art for art, education and outside majors. • Revitalized the art education program to include educational technology. components with a focus on student leadership, service and research. • Mentored and advised undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students. • Supervised art student teachers and monitored student field observation experiences. • Coordinated student trips to local, state and national education conferences and mentored students through the process of writing proposals and presenting at conferences. Educational Technology Consultant, 9/11 – 8/12 • Directed and supported STEAM grants in the Waynesburg Central and the Laurel Highlands School Districts. Led and supported teachers through effective practices in facilitating student-centered uses of technology and effective practices in project documentation. Staff Development & Technology Support Facilitator, ArtsEducator2.0, 4/09 – 6/12 Federal Department of Education Grant Project through IU1, Coal Center, PA • Co-planned and facilitated ArtsEducator2.0 Project collaborative inquirybased sessions with K-12 teachers (http://artseducator20.wikispaces.com/) • Supported synchronous and asynchronous coursework related to arts & educational technology teacher professional development, while also monitoring and managing budgets, evaluated plans and media reflections and supervised documentation evidence. K-12 Teaching Experience, 10/95 – 6/05 • Art Educator, Joel Barlow High School, Grades 9 – 12, Redding, CT, 9/02 -6/05 • Art Educator, Wooster Community Art Center, Adults and Children, Danbury, CT, 7/03 - 3/05 • Art Educator, Strong Vincent High School, Grades 7 – 12, Erie, PA, 9/99 – 6/02 • Substitute Teacher, New York City Schools: Fiorello LaGuardia High School for Music and Art, the Young Women’s Leadership Institute of East Harlem, the Harlem School for the Arts and Manhattan West Junior High Art Institute School, Grades 6 – 12, NYC, 2/99 - 5/99
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Adjunct Arts Faculty, Central High School for Performing and Visual Arts (S.P.A.V.A.), Grades 9 – 12, Erie, PA, 10/95 - 6/97 Substitute Teacher, Erie School District, Erie, PA, 10/95 - 5/96 Teaching Artist, Brig Niagara History Project, Erie School District, Erie PA, 10/95 – 5/96
OTHER RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Part-Time Faculty, 8/13 – present Duquesne University, School of Education, Department of Instruction and Leadership, PK-4 Early Childhood Program, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Taught “Integrating Arts & Movement In The Curriculum” course integrating materials, methods, social media and web 2.0 resources, etc. i3 Development Grant Peer Reviewer, 8/13 – 9/13 U.S. Department of Education & The Office of Innovation & Improvement • Reviewed the 2013 Investing in Innovation i3 Development grants including 9 applications and while also providing feedback for Effective Use of Technology regarding the “Absolute Priority” group and participated in panel calls along with comment revisions. Administrative/Technology Consultant, 8/11 – 7/13
Assisted in planning of NOD Project involving a community of seniors learning and living together exploring technology, the humanities and the arts. Helped facilitate the visioning/strategic plan, identify project components and mobilize volunteers. Created a plan for communication through social media outlets and assisted seniors with instructional technology support. Initiated and led social media campaign & marketing strategies and managed staff social media work at Dempsey & Baxter (precious metals/jewelry/coins business) around Pinterest, SEO, Google+, Wordpress, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Constant Contact. Developed technology plan for QR codes at Fern Hollow Nature Center tree walk in partnership with education director and 7th grade student. Provided social media support at Teaching Touches, a business specializing in classroom teacher & parent supplies, and services.
Administrative Intern, 8/11 - 12/12 Quaker Valley Middle School & Osborne Elementary School, Sewickley, PA • Worked with elementary middle school principal in sharing mobile apps for teaching observations, supported effective practices in presentations, helped develop school wiki and support principal’s professional development in her content development related to sharing teacher work/projects, building level documents and collaborative school initiatives, shared social networking ideas and technology resources for administrators • Evaluated district strategic plan section on technology and assisted Technology Director with 1 to 1 laptop research, reviewed district level technology surveys and shared educational technology expertise • Assisted with all aspects of building level supervision, instructional leadership and management, scheduling, review of teacher curriculum/assessment binders, budgets, fiscal management, student discipline, communications,
orientations, team meetings, procedures, safety and substituted for building principal Worked on secondary level data research project and presented at Edinboro University: Considering Two Different 6th Grade Achievement Level Groups, How Does PSSA Data Correlate to Internal Writing Assessments and The Effectiveness of The Collins Writing Program? Worked on elementary level data research project and presented at Edinboro University: Great Expectations: Using Data to Grow 5th Grade Students Beyond Proficiency: Did The Identified 5th Grade Students Meet or Exceed The Growth Model Identified through PVAAS Project Models?
Program Evaluator, 9/11 – 6/12 IU1, Coal Center, PA • Collaborated in writing the WeTeach (Technology, Ecology, Arts, Culture and Humanities) Project Grant, worked as the project evaluator creating pilot instruments and professional development evaluation tools that were used to collect data during workshops and school residency work. Created the evaluation report used in final grant reporting. Administrative Consultant, 5/11 - 9/11 Gateway to The Arts, Summer Teacher Aesthetic Education Institute, Pittsburgh, PA • Assisted the Executive Director with managing the summer institute for teachers and documented arts sessions. • Wrote the grant report including written recommendations for future institutes based on participant feedback, data and other observations. CERTIFICATIONS
Administrative I Certification, Pennsylvania K – 12 Art Certification, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut
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International Society for Technology in Education Scholarship Award based on leadership, conference presentation history and academic achievement in a doctoral program (2012) Teaching Fellow in the College Board Advanced Placement Program Most Creative Teacher of The Year at Strong Vincent High School (2000) Erie Community Go Fish Teamwork Art Award (2001)
COMMITTEES • International Society for Technology in Education, SIG 1:1 proposal committee (2012-13) • International Society for Technology in Education, SIGAE Proposal Committee (2010-11) • Three Rivers Educational Technology, Conference Committee Member (TRETC) (2010-11) • Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo. & Conference, Peer Reviewer (2010)
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International Society for Technology in Education, Co-Facilitator of Arts Education Special Interest Group (2008-present) Mercyhurst University, Secondary Education Advisory Council (20052009) Mercyhurst University, Distance Learning Committee (2009) Mercyhurst University, Liberal Studies MALA (2008) Mercyhurst University, Student Research Committee (2006-2008) Mercyhurst University, Campus Life Committee (2007) Mercyhurst University, Ethics Ad Hoc Committee (2007)
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS Dempsey, J. C. & Shingle, J. (2013, August). Exploring technology integration in oompa-loompa land: Developing technological, pedagogical and arts-infused content knowledge. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Allegheny College Learning Lab, Meadville, PA. Dempsey, J. C., Hyatt, J., Omniewski, R., Wilkerson, C. (2013, August). ArtsInfusion for Sustainability: Reflect and Connect. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Allegheny College Learning Lab, Meadville, PA. Dempsey, J. C., Hyatt, J., Omniewski, R., Wilkerson, C. (2013, August). Exploring Arts-Infusion in Action. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Allegheny College Learning Lab, Meadville, PA. Meyer, M., Nowak, H., Zill, L. H., Dempsey, J. C., Hyatt, J., Omniewski, R., Wilkerson, C., Bogatova, T., Miller, J. & Tomlinson, M., (2013). The Art in Action Project. In M. Banks-Gregorson et al. (Eds.), Creative Teaching: Teaching Creativity. New York: Springer, p. 37-50. (TPACK is included in chapter 3). Dempsey, J. C., Harris, J. & Hofer, M. (2013, February). Grounded technology integration: Visual arts. Learning & Leading with Technology, 40(5): 36-38. Retrieved from http://www.learningandleadingdigital.com/learning_leading/201302#pg38 Dempsey, C., Harris, J., & Hofer, M. (2012, August). Visual arts learning activity types. Retrieved from http://activitytypes.wmwikis.net/file/view/VisualArtsLearningATsAugust2012.pdf Dempsey, J. C. & Staniunnas-Hopper, J. (2012, June). Making beautiful pixels: Multimedia design meets art theory. Paper presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Convention, San Diego, CA. Dempsey, J. C., Hyatt, J. & Nowak, H. (2012, May). Animating STEM with STEAM: The Art in Action program. Paper presented at the Northwestern Pennsylvania STEM Conference, Edinboro, PA.
Dempsey, J. C. & Mroziak, J. (2011, June). Effective practices: Instructional technology and the arts. International Society for Technology in Education, Philadelphia, PA. Linaberger, M., Dempsey, J. C. (2011, June). iPads, inquiry, and professional development for arts educators. International Society for Technology in Education, Philadelphia, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2011, March). Tech for art educators. Learning & Leading with Technology, 38(6), 30-31. Reprint here. Dempsey, J. C., Sturm, N. (2010, November). Arts, technology and innovation. Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC), Pittsburgh, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2010, October). Art in the digital garden: Cultivating best practices in technology integration and art. Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2010, October). The online art room, part 1: Web presence. Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2010, October). The online art room, part 2: Enhance your webspace. Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. Dempsey, J. C., Wozniak, D. & Zacherl, K. (2010, June). Designing distance learning experiences: Current research and best practices. Presented at the Teaching Online Symposium at Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA. Dempsey, J. C. (2010, March). Screentoaster as a screencasting tool. Presented at the Technology Bazaar at Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2010, February). Technology resources for art educators. Presented at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo. and Conference, Hershey, PA. Dempsey, J. C. (2009, December). Rehearse, record, reuse: screencasting as a new instructional method, Presented at the Center for Teaching Excellence at Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2009, October). Teaching in the 21st century: Web 2.0 tools in art education. Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Brandywine, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Granger, R. (2009, October). New teacher and pre-service teacher FAQ. Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Brandywine, PA. Dempsey, J. C. (2009, April). Teaching in the 21st century: Web 2.0 tools in art education. Presented at the Teaching and Learning Exposition at Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA.
Dempsey, J. C. & Linaberger, M. (2009, February). Imagining a second life: Avatars and inquiry. Presented at the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo. and Conference, Hershey, PA. Dempsey, J. C., Linaberger, M. & Stauffer, T. (2008, October). Emerging technology: The magic of creating “Lincoln’s second life” machinima, Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Harrisburg, PA. Dempsey, J. C. Ferry, B., Jell, M., & Majewski, K. (2008, October). Establishing a NAEA student chapter on campus: Lessons learned in the first year Dempsey, J. C. & Stalker, M. (2008, October). Profiling Erie county k-12 art programs: A preliminary study, Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Harrisburg, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Frawley, T. (2007, October). Aesthetic education in the lives of early childhood and elementary education students. Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, PA. Dempsey, J. C. (2007, October). Using visual journals in understanding aesthetic experiences. Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, PA. Dempsey, J. C. & Frawley, T. (2007, April). Aesthetic education in the lives of early childhood and elementary education students. Presented at the Queens College Equity Center Conference, New York, NY. Dempsey, J. C. & Jell, M. (2007, March). Taking charge as a first year professor: The development of an art education program. Presented at the National Art Education Association Convention, New York, NY. Dempsey, J. C., Jobes, M. and Kenniston, B. (2006, October). Future teachers in the field: Collaborations between cooperating teachers and student teachers, Presented at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, Erie, PA.
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