Glenn taught middle school science
for twenty years before becoming the Lead Teacher in Instructional
Technology for the Gaston County School System. He
recently completed his second year as an Educator-on-Loan to the
Department of Public Instruction with the Teachers Connect project.
In this position Glenn worked with Instructional Technology initiatives
across the state and with the DPI Curriculum and Instruction section.
In this role he designed and implemented models of effective integration
into instruction and has:
- Coordinated Town
Meetings that bring experts into the classroom through desktop
videoconferences. He has developed an online course, Connectivities: Desktop
- Designed a week-long session at the North
Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, NC Online Connections,
which produced three online projects for students - Netivities
- Created the model WebQuest for NCWISE OWL,
This Land is Your Land,
and training model for a train-the-trainer
for WebQuest development.
- Designed Connectivities:
Active Learning on the Web
- Networked teachers involved in the Classroom
Assessment: Linking Instruction and Assessment project through
- Presented through distance learning for ECU/CyberCampus
6-8 Module: "This
Land is Your Land" - to teachers located at East Carolina
University, Elizabeth City, Halifax, and Kinston.
- Created and facilitates three online projects
As a classroom teacher for twenty years, Glenn
practiced activity, "real life" project-based learning
utilizing current technologies. In the fall of 2000,
Glenn has returned to the classroom where he taught eighth grade
mathematics at Mt. Holly Middle School on the
He presently is the Academy Coordinator for the Communications and
Information Technology Academy at Highland
School of Technology. He works with a team of students to create
the school's website.
As a grant writer, he funded technology for
his classroom and has co-authored Gaston County's Technology
Literacy Challenge Fund Grant for the past five years.
In December, Glenn completed his fifth and final
year as a Pioneer Mentor.
In this role he presented at state, regional, and national conference
strategies for integrating technology into instruction.
He is the current webmaster for the North
Carolina Teacher Academy. He has been a trainer and team
leader in "Integrating Technology into Instruction" for
the Academy since 1995. He has been actively involved in this
module and "Technology Connections: Instruction and Productivity"
as a member of the writing teams for the offerings in technology
integration. In 2002 he was a member of the Spring Follow-up writing
team that wrote an online course on Digital Portfolios which was
offered to NC Teacher Academy participants.
Glenn graduated from UNC-Charlotte in 1976 with a
Bachelor of Arts in Science. He completed his Master's of Arts in
Middle School Education in 1981 from Appalachian State University.
Most recently he completed his studies at UNC-Chapel Hill in the Carolina Online Teacher
(COLT) program sponsored by LEARN NC and has created
an online course on WebQuests and Digital Portfolios.