Jenn Sporer: About Me

Education:
 
December 2006 Gannon University in Erie
M.Ed. / Curriculum & Instruction (also earned Certifications in Business, Computer Information Technology K-12 & Social Studies 7-12)May 1997 Edinboro University of PA in Edinboro
B.S. in Education: Certifications in Elementary & Early Childhood Education

June 1993 Wayne Central High School in Ontario, NY
HS Regents Diploma with concentrations in Math and Science

Experience:

 

October 2018 – Present: Don Gill Elementary School, Wellsboro, PA

*Teacher of 2nd grade *Coordinator of Odyssey of the Mind Program (K-4)

August 2009 – Oct 2019: Troy Area Jr./Sr. High School, Troy, PA
*Teacher of US Civics & Government/ Honors Dual-Enrollment Economics / AP Government & Politics – US *Revised the curriculum for the US Civics & Government courses for pending PA Keystone alignment *Revised curriculum/requirements for the HS Senior Graduation Project 2013 *Content manager for HS website *BSN Online Instructor for US Civics & Government, Micro Economics and Political Science courses *Co-Advisor of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) *Advisor for Senator Yaw’s Student Government Conference *Advisor for PA Economics Challenge  *Advisor for H&R Block Budget Challenge  *Advisor for Scholarship Challenge Academic Team  *Advised Leo Club  *Advised PA Student Council Student Youth Summit
August 2007 – June 2009: Troy Area School District, Troy, PA

*Administrator/District Technology Director *Implemented a new Student Information Management System (Power School) district-wide *Implemented Mass Communication System (Parent Link) district-wide *Assisted with PIMS data migration *Updated and maintained the District’s website *Re-designed/virtualized District’s wireless network *Managed District’s network/network security *Wrote the District’s 5-year District Technology Plan *Supervisor of staff technicians

2001 – 2007 Greenville Area School District, Greenville, PA
*Teacher/Coordinator of Gifted Education K-12 *Developed and implemented K-12 Gifted Education Curriculum (20+ programs) *Developed and implemented SAT Test Prep Curriculum for all sophomores. *In-serviced staff at all levels, as well as other teachers of Gifted within MIU IV. *Participated in a two-week training in Renzulli’s School-wide Enrichment Model at the University of Connecticut. *Head Coach: Girl’s Varsity Track & Field

1998 – 2001 Shamokin Area School District, Coal Township, PA
*Teacher/Coordinator of Computer Technology & Gifted Education K-6 *Developed and implemented Computer Technology curriculum for 1100 students K-6, as well as the Gifted Education curriculum for identified elementary students. *In-serviced elementary staff on Implementation of Technology in the classroom. *Maintained 2 computer labs, as well as all staff computers and peripherals within the elementary building. *Head Coach: Girl’s Varsity Soccer *Assistant Coach: Boys Varsity Track & Field *District Weightlifting Coach/Supervisor

Professional Activities:
 

October 2017 – Present Wellsboro Area School District in Wellsboro, PA
*Coordinator of the Odyssey of the Mind Program at Don Gill Elementary
August 2007-October 2019 Troy Area School District in Troy, PA
*Teacher of the Year 2014 *Co-advisor of HS Student Council in 2009-10 *Advisor for Trojan Crier online student newspaper 2007-2010 *Co-advisor for the Senior Class of 2012 *Attended PASC State Conference at Penn Ridge HS with Student Council members in 2009 *Attended PASC State Conference at Altoona Area HS with Student Council members in 2011 *Attended Senator Yaw’s Student Government Conference at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport with students  2010-2017 *Attended Blended Schools Network training for administrators at Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 *Attended the Governor’s Institute for the Innovation in Education at Penn State University *Participated in the PASBO workshops: “Elements of Technology” in Harrisburg and the “Women In Caucus Conference” in Hershey2001-2007 Greenville Area School District in Greenville, PA
*Model United Nations Advisor for PITT and Youngstown State University Conferences *Academic Advisor for WYTV Academic Challenge and KDKA Hometown Hi-Q television shows *Advisor for Carnegie Mellon, Westminster College and Slippery Rock University’s Computer Programming Competitions *Advisor for Slippery Rock University’s Academic Games  *Coordinator of the Continental Math League, the National Current Events League and the Reader’s Digest National Word Power Challenge for all students in grades 4-8 (over 400 participants in each program)

1998-2001 Shamokin Area School District in Coal Township, PA
*Advisor/Coach for Odyssey of the Mind Program *Coordinator of the Continental Math League and the National Olympiad for Social Studies and Language Arts (over 200 participants in each program) *Advisor of the sixth grade newspaper  *Produced a quarterly newsletter about the Technology programs for parents and teachers of all elementary students  *In-serviced teachers on how to implement technology into their classrooms

Athletics:

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania – NCAA Division II Athlete (Lettered all 4 years)
*Co-Captain of the Women’s Soccer, Tennis, and Track & Field teams

Greater Johnstown School District – District VI (AAA)
*Assistant Coach: Girls Varsity Soccer and Boys Varsity Track & Field
Shamokin Area School District – District IV
*Head Coach: Girls Varsity Soccer (AA)
*Assistant Coach: Boys Varsity Track & Field (AAA)
*District Weightlifting Coach/Supervisor
Greenville Area School District – District X (AA)
*Head Coach: Girls Varsity Track & Field
*Assistant Coach: Boys Varsity Track & Field
*Head Coach: Modified Youth Soccer & Volleyball
*USA Track & Field Level I Certified @ Clarion University
Local Organization Memberships:
  • American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Committee
  • Green Free Library Board
  • Wellsboro Area Youth Soccer (WAYS) Board
  • Goodies for Our Troops volunteer

Hobbies:

  • Spending time with family & friends
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/Running
  • Biking
  • Working Out