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Harrisonburg City Schools - Speech Language Pathologist & Assistive Technology Resource Teacher Resume Example

Gabriel Rodriguez
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Professional Summary
Professional possessing a wide breadth of experience including assistive technology and speech language pathology.  Assistive technology skills include: assessment of students' needs, implementation and acquisition of tools and devices, and providing training for students, parents and teachers.  Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence contributes the ability to connect and communicate effectively with peers and students with a variety of educational needs. Passionate about continuing education and assisting individuals and teachers in making meaningful decisions to acquire skills and tools to access the curriculum. Strong self-starter committed to working for positive change.
Certifications:
Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
School Speech-Language Pathologist 
Issued 9/29/2014
Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
Assistive Technology Professional (ATP)
Beginning 10/2002 to current
California State University (CSUN)
Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program 
2001
Commonwealth of Virginia
Collegiate Professional License
1979-2013
National and State Conference Presenter:
*Virginia Department of Education: Technology and Human Resources Conference   2006
*MidAtlantic SmartBoard Users Conference   
*Virginia Department of Education: TechKnowledgyConference 2007 
*Virginia Department of Education: Virginia Society of Technology in Education Conference 2008
*Closing the Gap Conference: Minneapolis, Minnesota  2008
Publications:
"E-Text Roadshow": Technical Assistance Center: Old Dominion University
https://events.membersolutions.com/event_register.asp?content_id=38076
Skills

*Effective communicator *Confident presenter

*Problem solver *Multidisciplinary team memeber

*Significant knowledge base of a variety of assistive technology tools *Ability to prioritze and fulfill two separate job duties and requirements

*Advocate for students and families

Experience
Speech Language Pathologist & Assistive Technology Resource Teacher Aug 2013Present Harrisonburg City Schools Harrisonburg, VA Assistive Technology Resource Teacher: 60%
*Adapts specialized assistive devices to individual student needs (e.g. adjusting equipment, keyboards, communication devices, configuring software, etc.) for the purpose of enhancing the learning opportunities of special education students.
* Assesses as part of a team, students who may benefit from the use of assistive technology for the purpose of assisting in providing accommodations that enhance their academic success.
* Attends professional development activities as determined by the School District for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information related to performing functions of their job. 
• Diagnoses computer software for the purpose of identifying basic problems with assistive technology programs and devices. *Maintains documents, files and records (e.g. site license information, usage logs, inventory, etc.) for the purpose of providing up-todate reference and audit trail.
* Maintains inventories of supplies and materials for the purpose of ensuring items' availability to meet students needs.
* Prepares written materials (e.g. product evaluations, procedures, instructions, memos, letters, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and assist with IEP goal creation. 
* Provides technical assistance and training to school staff and students for the purpose of ensuring their ability to use new and/or existing devices and collaborating with appropriate Instructional Technology and Assistive Technology staff.
* Researches assistive devices, computer hardware and software applications, vendors, consultants, etc. for the purpose of being knowledgeable on trends and recommending acquisitions.
 * Serves as a resource to students and staff for the purpose of providing the latest technology options, ensuring tasks are completed and/or providing task analyses processes.
*Trains staff (e.g. teachers, paraprofessionals), students, and family on use of assistive devices (e.g. in-services, workshops, individual sessions, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper use of new and/or existing devices.
*Coordinates multidisciplinary team to provide assistive technology services and support
Speech Language Pathologist: 40%
Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, as a school-based speech-language pathologist provides prevention, assessment, and remediation services for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency. These services are designed to help children meet their educational goals.  
Speech Language Pathologist Aug 2012Aug 2013 Harrisonburg City Schools Harrisonburg, VA Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, as a school-based speech-language pathologist provide prevention, assessment, and remediation services for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency. These services are designed to help children meet their educational goals.  
Assistive Technology Coordinator Aug 2001Jun 2012 Augusta County Schools Fishersville, VA Responsible for coordinating Assistive Technology Services and activities for Augusta County Schools.  This includes implementation of strategies, devices and software for “All” students with learning difficulties – IEP or 504.
*Current on State and Federal Mandates for Special Education Law and AT Consideration – Provide information to staff.
*Instruct  IEP teams on Assistive Technology Consideration.
* Research current literature for best practices, trends in service delivery, curriculum development, etc.
*Establish relationships with vendors, teachers, parents
.*Maintain established relationship with Special Education and Technology
.*Develop and maintain policies of Assistive Technology System of Services for students with disabilities within ACPS
*Suggest/Request purchases along the continuum of devices;
*Enhance personal skills through attending workshops, research and learning new technologies.
Education
Bachelor of Science : Speech Language Pathology May 1979 James Madison University Harrisonburg , VA Post Graduate Coursework:
1979-1982 James Madison University
18 credit hours
University of Virginia: 1987-1990
12 credit hours
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Previous Companies:

  • Harrisonburg City Schools
  • Augusta County Schools

Previous Job Positions:

  • Speech Language Pathologist & Assistive Technology Resource Teacher
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Assistive Technology Coordinator

Schools:

  • James Madison University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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