Model Schools Team Members

  • Model Schools puts a team of educational and technological experts at your disposal. Our state-certified, content-area specialists are well versed in leading-edge technology. Serving as coaches who work alongside you in the classroom, they share research-based instructional strategies and help to enhance your curriculum with the latest technology.

Chrissy Breglia

  • Degrees:

     
    Masters of Science, Hofstra University
    Bachelor of Arts, Fordham University
      

    Teaching Certifications:


    NYS Social Studies Education 7-12

    Technology Competencies:

     
    Apple Teacher (Apple Products, including iPads)
    Chromebooks
    Edpuzzle Coach
    Flipgrid Certified Educator
    G-Suite for Education
    Microsoft Innovative Educator
    Seesaw Ambassador
    SMART Technologies
    Various LMS systems
    Web 2.0

Jo Ann Donovan

  • Degrees:

     
    Master of Science, New York Institute of Technology
    Bachelor of Science, The College of Saint Rose
      

    Teaching Certifications:


    NYS Elementary Education (1-6), Professional Certificate
    NYS Educational Technology Specialist (Pre-K-12), Professional Certificate
      

    Technology Competencies:


    Apple Teacher (Apple Products, including iPads, iWorks, and iLife)
    Book Creator Ambassador
    Chromebooks
    Coding
    Edpuzzle Coach
    Epic Certified Teacher
    Flipgrid Certified Educator
    Google Level 1 Certified
    Google Level 2 Certified
    Learnpads
    Microsoft Innovative Educator
    Microsoft Surfaces
    Newsela Certified Educator
    Seesaw Ambassador
    SMART Technologies
    SymbalooEDU Certified
    Various LMS Systems
    Web 2.0
     

    Microsoft Badges:


    Technology Enriched Instruction
    Digital Inking and Surface Pro Leader
    Educator Community Influencer
    Empower Students to Do More with Office 2016
    Getting Started with OneNote
    Accessibility for Office 365
    Physical Computing for non-computer science educator
    Computational thinking: Its importance in education
    MIE Trainer Academy
    Educator Community Contributor
    Microsoft in the Classroom
    Introduction to Microsoft in the Classroom
    Teaching with Technology Basics
    Teach Creative Coding Through Games and Apps

Jessica Gregorovius

  • Degrees:

     
    Bachelor or Business Administration in Marketing, Hofstra University
    Master of Arts in Mathematics Education, Adelphi University
     

    Teaching Certifications:

     
    NYS Teacher Mathematics Education 7-12
     

    Technology Competencies:

     
    Chromebooks
    Google Leve 2 Certified
    G-Suite for Education
    Microsoft Innovative Educator
    SMART Technologies
    Web 2.0

Tim Gill

  • Degrees:

     
    Master of Science, Touro University
    Bachelor of Science, Hartwick College
     

    Teaching Certifications:

     
    NYS Elementary Education (1-6), Professional Certificate
    NYS Educational Technology Specialist (K-12), Professional Certificate
     

    Technology Competencies:

     
    3D Printing
    Google Level 2 Certified
    G-Suite for Education
    Office 365
    SMART Technologies 

Katherine Yodice

  • Degrees:

      
    Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Queens College CUNY
    Master of Arts in Teaching, Queens College CUNY
     

    Certifications:

     
    NYS Elementary Education (1-6) Professional
     

    Technology Competencies:

      
    Office 365
    SMART Technologies 
    Apple
    Chromebooks

Melissa Zakalik

  • Degrees:

     
    Master of Science, New York Institute of Technology
    Bachelor of Arts, University of Delaware
     

    Teachering Certifications:

     
    NYS Social Studies (7-12), Professional Certificate
    NYS Educational Technology Specialist (K-12), Initial Certificate
     

    Technology Competencies:

     
    Apple Teacher
    Chromebooks
    edpuzzle Coach
    Google Level 2 Certified
    G-Suite for Education
    Microsoft Innovative Educator
    Seesaw Ambassador
    Web 2.0 tools