Adlena Jacobs
STEM Instructor/Technology Coach
Summary

An 8 year professional secondary education Instructor who invites challenges and takes initiative through own processes of high self motivation. 

Proven ability to excel in administrative, team oriented collaboration, research and development in science, educational technology and mathematics. Experiences exemplary communication and interpersonal skills for directed campus and district sessions. 

Performs highly knowledgeable instruction through strong  PC, Mac, and mobile application skills. 

High level of integrity with proven ability to perform in a changing environment.



Employment
Mesquite ISD
Technology Excellence Center
CTE- STEM Instructor- Engineering Design and Problem Solving
Aug 2016 to Current

Facilitate students to develop a creative process of solving problems by identifying needs and then identifying needs and then devising solutions. 

Reinforce and integrate previous skills in math and science courses

Stimulate Students ingenuity, intellectual talents, and practical skills to devise solutions to engineering design problems

Foster an awareness of social and ethical implications of technological development.


Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX
Laboratory Research Assistant
Jan 2004 to May 2008, Jan 2004 to May 2008

Duties:

Instructed and facilitated laboratory sessions on methods and appropriate technology on the basic concepts of physical science.

Focused on teaching principles of wave motion, sound, light, and mechanics and illustrated the logic and reasoning 

Demonstrated knowledge of the major issues and problems facing modern science, including issues that touch upon ethics, values, and public policies.


Research:

Identified and recognized the differences among competing scientific theories.

Facilitated sessions over material sciences illustrating the logic and reasoning of the principles of high temperature superconductors.

Evaluated results and concepts of high temperature superconducting material.


Key Accomplishments:

Developed a model train containing high temperature superconductor material producing levitation with liquid nitrogen.

Applied Meissner effect and electro-mechanic principles to application 

McDonald Middle School, Mesquite, TX
Mesquite ,Tx
8th Grade Math Pre-Ap / GT Teacher
2008 to Jun 2016

Duties

Meet Algebra 1 course and district wide performance goals

Plan, prepare, and deliever instructional activities

Creates instructional resources for classroom use

Participates in ongoing training sessions


Research:

NAPE Micro-messaging to Reach and Teach Every Student- 2014-2015

Addressed gender and culturally biases that occur in the classroom and that are manifested and delivered through “micro-messages.”

Developed quantitative and qualitative data to improve retention, presence, and completion of STEM students


Key Accomplishments:

100% passing rate for EOC Algebra 1 with 84% commended-2014-2015

Performs SMAR integration 

Administrate  Nearpod VR Grant for Teachers

Global Maker spacers Organizer

Grant writer for awarded IPADs of 1:1 classroom integration

Facilitate Pay for knowledge course and Application hours for teachers to understand technology in the classroom

Awards
Mesquite Education Foundation GRANT · IPAD 1:1 integration
Aug 2014
Nearpod · Virtural Reality Grant
Mar 2016
Activities
Mesquite Eduation Association · Campus Represenative
Aug 2015 to Aug 2016

Develop positive public opinion in support of education

Foster high quality of entrance of teaching profession

Encourage and engage active participation of all members in the solution of school concerns and district/community events


Volunteering
National Junior Honor Society · Sponsor
Aug 2015 to Jun 2016

Strive to be part of this dynamic organization as an opportunity to prepare student for college, careers, and a lifetime of success.

STEM CLUB- INNOVATION Non profit Director · Sponsor
Aug 2015 to Current

Gathering of students that meets regularly in an informal environment to work on inquiry-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related activities.

Our Journey · Co-Founder
Aug 2013 to Oct 2016

Facilitate meetings and events on  early detection of Breast Cancer

Skills USA · Sponsor
Aug 2016 to Current
Education
Texas A&M Commerce, Commerce, TX
Masers of Science in Higher Education Administration and Minor in Management 2013
GPA 3.8
Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
Bachelor of Science in Physics and Minor in Math 2008
Deans List
Skills
Texas Certified Mathmatics 4-8
Gifted and Talented Certified
Connected Educator
Podcasting
Live Streaming
Twitter
Voxxer
Facilitator/Presentor
Edomodo10 @ Region 10 ESC
Region 10 ESC Technology in Math Classroom
Region 10 ESC STEM Network Innovation
Ipadpolooza Virtural Reality in the classroom
Mesquite ISD PFK
Technology Coach
Google for Education
Edmodo Certified Trainer
IPAD applications
Android Applications
Bootstrap coding programing
Math Game Coding
Virtual Reality
Augmented Reality
Machinary
Epilog
3D printing