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Jeffery R.

Richardson
P ROFILE

An innovative educator and leader with a strong desire to stay current with the
trends in educational technology and how it can transform curricula, teachers
and learners.
Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of educational technology tools,
curriculum, lesson planning and classroom instruction while maintaining useful
technical skills that are a necessity when working with technology on a regular
basis.
Creates meaningful opportunities for the professional growth of educators in the
area of educational technology with the goal of equipping students with the
skills and experiences they need for a successful future.

E DUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Birmingham, Alabama


Masters Degree in Secondary Social Sciences, (2001)

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Birmingham, Alabama


Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, (1999)
Anthropology major and History minor

C AREER H IGHLIGHTS

Successfully transitioned all teachers to using “wikis” for their class web pages.
Selected as a member of the Hoover City Schools Technology Pilot Program for
Classroom Teachers, (2006-present).
Established the National Junior Beta Club at R. F. Bumpus Middle School,
(2004).
Cooperative Teacher for Education Students from Samford University (2003-
2006)
E MPLOYMENT HISTORY
Teaching/Education

5524 Pearl Drive HOOVER CITY SCHOOLS, Hoover, Alabama


Bessemer, Alabama 35022 R. F. Bumpus Middle School, (2002-present)
Eighth Grade World History Teacher
Phone: 205-428-9243
E-mail: jrichardson@hoover.k12.al.us BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS, Birmingham, Alabama
Putnam Middle School, (2000-2001)
Long-term substitute, Eighth Grade Science and Language Arts

Campus Ministry
Professional Blog
http://changingtheirminds.blogspot.com UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Birmingham, Alabama
UAB Wesley Foundation Campus Ministry
District Middle School Resource Wiki Campus Minister to students at UAB (1997-2001)
http://pluggedin.wiki.hoover.k12.al.us
Surface Mining Industry
Twitter
http://twitter.com/jrichardson30 BESSEMER POWDER COMPANY, Hoover, Alabama
Licensed Blasting Supervisor for Calera Quarry (2001-2002)
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V OLUNTEER W ORK
Urban Ministry-The United Methodist Inner City Mission
My family serves there bi-weekly at different programs
Alabama Young Adult Chrysalis Ministry
Weekend faith-based experiences for college-age adults
Epiphany Ministries of Alabama
Weekend faith-based experiences for young people incarcerated by
the Alabama Department of Youth Services

S TAFF D EVELOPMENT A CTIVITIES / C OMMITTEES


Tech In 20-Quick PD sessions for faculty during the school-day exploring new
technology tools for teachers (2009-present)
Technology-based professional development sessions for faculty, Simmons &
Bumpus Middle Schools. Presenter/Facilitator (2007-present)
Hoover City Schools Summer Technology Conference Presenter/Coordinator
(2007-present)
Bumpus Middle School Budget Committee Facilitator (2006-2007)
Bumpus Middle School Leadership Team Member (2004-2007)
Hoover City Schools Classroom Technology Initiative, Pilot Teacher and Cohort
Member (2006-2007)
MMGW (Making Middle Grades Work) School Improvement Cohort Member,
(2006)
School-wide Technology Committee Member (2003-present)
National Junior Beta Club Charter Sponsor (2003-present)
After school Intramural Sports Coordinator (2002-2006)

A WARDS / R ECOGNITION
Alabama Teacher of the Year Nominee, Bumpus Middle School, 2009.
Inducted into the Jacksonville State Teacher Hall of Fame, 2007.
Cooperative Teacher for Education Students from Samford University (2003-
2006)
Selected as a member of the Hoover City Schools Technology Pilot Program for
Classroom Teachers, (2006-2007).
Nominated by a student for the Disney Outstanding Teacher Award, 2005.
The Dean’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Secondary Education,
(2001).
Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the Department of Curriculum and
Instruction at UAB, (2001).

REFERENCES

Dr. Joy Brown, Principal


R. F. Bumpus Middle School
1730 Lake Cyrus Club Dr.
Hoover, Alabama 35244
(205) 439-2200

Suzan Brandt, Instructional Technology Specialist, Hoover City Schools


2614 Buttewoods Dr.
Birmingham, Alabama 35242
(205) 602-8260

Jason Vandiver
Police Officer, City of Pelham
1201 Cedar Crest Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35216
(205) 337-0404