Ma ka hana ka 'ike . . . In working one learns

Curriculum Vita

Renee Kazue Adams
P.O. Box 702
Makawao, Hawaii 96768

Email <adamsrk@hawaii.edu>

OBJECTIVE: To teach the children of Hawai'i

QUALIFICATIONS
  •     Teaching Assistant, ETEC 602 Fall 2010, ETEC 652B Spring 2011, UH Manoa
  •     Licensed, Certificated Secondary Social Studies Teacher, Hawai’i State Department of Education, 34 years
  •     Hawaii State Teacher Standards Board Highly-Qualified in history and foreign language
  •     DOE E-School Online Teacher, Course Development, Site Facilitator, Trainer

EDUCATION
  • May, 2011       M.Ed. in Educational Technology, University of Hawaii Manoa College of Education
  • May, 2010       Advanced Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching & Learning (COLT), University of Hawaii Manoa College of Education
  • December, 1975          Bachelor of Education in Secondary Social Studies, University of Hawaii Manoa
  • December, 1975          Bachelor of Education in Secondary Social Studies, Professional Diploma, University of Hawaii Manoa

EMPLOYMENT
  • 1976-1978 9th Grade Social Studies Teacher, James Campbell High School
        Courses taught:  World History and Culture
  • 1978-1983       9th – 12th Grades Social Studies Teacher, Waianae High School
        Courses taught:  Ethnic Studies, Political Processes, U.S. History, 9th to 12th Grade Class Advisor, Class of 1981
  • 1983-1987       7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Lahaina Intermediate
        Courses taught:  U.S. History and Government, Hawaiian Monarchy, Alternate Learning Center for Alienated Students
  • 1987-1999       7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Technology Coordinator, Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate   
        Courses taught: U.S. History and Government, Hawaiian Monarchy, including Gifted and Talented sections, 7th Grade Math and Science, Yearbook.
        Duties as full-time technology coordinator included design, purchasing, installation, and maintenance of school voice, video, and data networks;
        maintenance of computer lab; professional development in technology for administration, classified and certificated staff; model and assist teachers in         incorporating technology into curriculum; repair and maintenance of school computers
  • 1998-1999       Part-time E-School Teacher (online) and Site Facilitator for E-School students, Advanced Technology Research, Office of Curriculum,                    Instruction, and Student Support (OCISS)
        Online Courses taught: Modern Hawaiian History, Ethnic Studies
  • 1999-2002       State Resource Teacher, Advanced Technology Research, OCISS
        Developed and taught online courses: 9th - 12th Grades social studies, including World History and Culture, U.S. History and Government, Modern             History of Hawaii, Political Studies, Global Studies, History of the Pacific
  • 2002-2003       7th and 8th Grade CSAP (Comprehensive School Alienation Program) teacher
        Courses taught: 7th and 8th grade science, math, English, social studies, and guidance
        E-School Maui Trainer
  • 2003-2004       7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate
        Courses taught: U.S. History and Government, History of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Pacific Island Studies
        E-School Site Facilitator and Maui trainer
  • 2004-2005       8th Grade Social Studies and Language Arts Teacher, Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate
        Courses taught: U.S. History and Government, Grade 8 English Language Arts
        E-School Site Facilitator and Maui trainer
  • 2005-2007       7th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate
        Courses taught: History of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Pacific Island Studies
        E-School Site Facilitator and Maui trainer
  • 2007-2008       English Language Learners Teacher, Supplemental Educational Services Coordinator, Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate
  • 2008-Present   7th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate
        Courses taught: History of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Pacific Island Studies

PRESENTATIONS AND MENTORSHIPS
  • Mentor for Hawaiian History Institute, UH Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, Summer, 1993
  • Hawaii Technology Trade Association (HTTA) High Tech Hawaii Conference, “E-School/E-Charter Hawaii – A New Vision for Education.” Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 12, 2000
  • E-School Conference, Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2001
  • National Educational Computing Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 2001
  • E-School Conference, “Using Technology to Learn in a Different World.” Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 12, 2002
  • Mentor, Teaching American History (TAHG) Summer Colloquium, Chaminade University, Honolulu, HI, 2005
  • Presenter, 2005-2006 National Summer Institute for Educators, Japanese-American National Museum, Los Angeles, California. July 21-23, 2005
  • Presenter, Teaching American History Grant Summer Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 7-11, 2010
  • Co-Presenter, Technologies, Colleges, and Communities (TCC) 15th Annual Worldwide Online Conference,  “Building Collaborative Learning Spaces with VoiceThread,” April 21, 2010
  • Presenter, Technologies, Colleges, and Communities (TCC) 16th Annual Worldwide Online Conference,  “Developing Your Master’s E-Portfolio,” [Presentation of Master’s Project], April 14, 2011
  • Presenter, Teaching American History Grant Summer Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 6-10, 2011

AWARDS
  •  State History Teacher of the Year, Hawaii Council for the Humanities, 1996
  •  State History Teacher of the Year, Gilder Lehrman Institute, 2005
  • 2011 Burniske Outstanding ETEC Master’s Project Award
  • Pi Lambda Theta - Beta Zeta Chapter

MOST RECENT POST-GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 
  • Assessment Training Institute. (Ric Stiggins). Portland, Oregon. July 2002
  • Different Brains, Different Learners (Jensen Learning), San Diego, California, June 2003
  • Assessment Training Institute. (Ric Stiggins), Portland, Oregon, July 2003
  • Eric Jensen’s Brain Expo (Jensen Learning Corp), Orlando, Florida, June 2004
  • Teaching American History (TAHG) Summer Colloquium, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 28-July 2, 2004
  • Assessment Training Institute. (Ric Stiggins), Portland, Oregon, July 2004
  • 2004-2005 National Summer Institute for Educators, Japanese-American National Museum, Los Angeles, California, July 28-31, 2004
  • Workshop on Civil Rights, Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 31, 2004
  • HCPS III Social Studies Review, OCISS, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 15, 2005 Middle School Conference, Kamehameha Schools Maui, Pukalani, Hawaii, March 5, 2005
  • Atlas Rubicon Training, Kalama Intermediate, Makawao, Hawaii, March 19, 2005
  • National History Day Summer Institute for Teachers, Chicago, Illinois, July 10-15, 2005
  • Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol Training, Wailuku, Maui, September 4-6, 2007
  • Inclusion Conference Maui 2008:  "Building a Community Where All Students Belong,” Westin Maui Kaanapali, Hawaii, June 12, 2008
  • ETS Grading and Assessment Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 27-28, 2008
  • Technologies, Colleges, and Communities (TCC) 14th Annual Worldwide Online Conference - The New Internet: Collaborative Learning, Social Networking, Technology Tools and Best Practices, April 14-16, 2009
  • GIS Training, Baldwin High School, Wailuku, Hawaii, July 20-21, 2009
  • Teaching American History Grant Teacher Institute, Teaching History through Art, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2010
  • Technologies, Colleges, and Communities (TCC) 15th Annual Worldwide Online Conference - Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow: Communication, Collaboration, Communities, Mobility, and Best Choices, April 20-22, 2010
  • Edison Learning Alliance National Conference, Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California, September 28-October 2, 2010
  • Hawaii Middle School Association Conference, Kailua Intermediate, Kailua, Hawaii, October 15-17, 2010
  • Creativity Academy Workshop, Maui Economic Development Board, Kihei, Hawaii, December 2010
  • Teaching American History Grant Teacher Institute, America and Americans: An Exploration of Identity, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 15-16, 2011
  • Edison Learning Alliance Long-term Planning, Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 11, 2011
  • Teaching American History Grant Spring Teacher Institute, Capitalism and Society: Making, Getting, and Spending in America, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 14-15, 2011
  • Technologies, Colleges, and Communities (TCC) 16th Annual Worldwide Online Conference: Emerging Technologies, Making it Work, April 12-14, 2011
  • 2011 PCATT IT Summit, Honolulu Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 20, 2011

COMMUNITY
  • Panelist, King Kekaulike High School Senior Project Presentations, 2009 - Present
  • Judge, District, State and National History Day Fairs, various years
  • Volunteer, Special Olympics Maui. 2001 – Present
  • Community Board Member, American Heart Association Maui, 2002 – 2008
  • Volunteer, American Heart Association Maui, 2008 - Present
  • AHA Maui HeartWalk da Haladay Crew team captain, 2008 – Present
  • Volunteer, Punana Leo o Maui Preschool 1996 – Present
  • Volunteer, Kula Kaiapuni o Maui programs 1990 – Present
  • Volunteer, Camp Del Corazon, 2006 - Present. (Campdelcorazon.org)