Sheena West 






San Jose State University, Instructional Technology  Master of Education, expected 05/09 

San Jose State University, Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Credential (CLAD), 12/00 

San Jose State University, Cognitive Development Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude 05/99 




Berryessa School District, Teacher, 3rd Grade                  08/07-Present 

San Jose Unified School District, Technology Resource Teacher, K-5              08/06-06/07 

Stratford School, Teacher, 1st Grade                               08/05-06/06 

Los Gatos Union School District, Teacher, Kindergarten                                              08/05-06/06 

San Jose Unified School District, Teacher, Kindergarten                                              08/04-06/05 

Orchard School District, Teacher, 5th Grade                                                                 08/00-06/02 



Professional Development and Community Involvement 


Yahoo! Teachers of Merit, Founding Member, July 2006 to present: Aid the design and development of Yahoo! Incorporated’s upcoming flagship lesson planning service, Hall Pass.  Nominated for expertise integrating cutting edge Internet technologies such as blogging, photo sharing and pod casting to enhance and develop curriculum and to communicate effectively with faculty, students and parents.  


Humane Society Silicon Valley, June 2006 to present: Working under the direction of the Director of Education to research, develop and design a new educational kid friendly website.   


NOYCE - Literacy Teacher Leadership Training; November 2004: Three-day workshop focused on the theory and practice of implementing “Writing Workshop” in the classroom. 20-hour grade specific online course, offered through Heinemann University.