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Eryn Barker
Worked at Goal Academy
Attends American College of Education
Lives in Gunnison, CO
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This post appeared in my inbox regarding the uses of incognito mode in Google Chrome. Super helpful and a great reminder.

Always use incognito mode on public computers!
Pinterest You Need to Go Incognito in Google Chrome! Here’s Why: Yep, I’m talking about Google Chrome again! One of my favorite little features in Google Chrome is called incognito mode. Incognito mode is a clean window that is not automatically logged into anything, and it doesn’t save your history or save cookies. It will …
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I LOVE this: 25 Ways Google Can Help You Become a Better Teacher
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Stoked to teach Google for Educators Intro tomorrow at the +Western State Colorado University Teacher Institute! +Kevin MacVittie
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Spent my day hanging out with legislators and giving a presentation on alternative education and charter school quality. It was a very good day.
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Wishing it would stop raining so I could do this again. #bikes   #mtnliving  
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Evolution of a skier. Also titled: Patience. It Pays Off.
A lot of people ask me how we manage to raise kids and still spend so much time on planks or on bikes. It's simple really. In the winter, we live, eat and breathe skiing. We are on the mountain 2-3 days per week and on nordic skis the other 4-5 days. Grante...
A lot of people ask me how we manage to raise kids and still spend so much time on planks or on bikes. It's simple really. In the winter, we live, eat and breathe skiing. We are on the mountain 2-3 days per week and on nor...
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The World Peace Game is coming to Gunnison! Register your 10-15 year old here!
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World Peace Game Coldharbour Registration FormPlease complete the registration form below for each participant in the event: World Peace Game Camp Coldharbor - Gunnison, CO - August 8-11, 2016
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I wrote a blog post for Mile High Mamas on Gunnison in the summertime. You should definitely read it because Gunnison is definitely worth it. ;)
 
A local's guide to Gunnison, Colorado in the summer.
Summers in Gunnison are just as magical as in Crested Butte, but with a more down-home, affordable feel. Eryn shares the best biking, hiking and water fun.
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A few weeks ago, I wrote an op ed regarding complacency in education. As advocates, we can never relax- our children depend on us.
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How can we think differently about serving all students, whether they study liberal arts, computer programming or even a trade? 
A group wants to set the stage for the Uber and Airbnbs of higher education.
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I did a little writing in my blog during break about the reality of depression. Check it out.
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Education Consultant
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Teacher Leadership, School Leadership, Project Management, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Design, Language Acquisition, Teacher Training
Employment
  • Goal Academy
    Education Zone Director, 2014 - 2016
    Steered a 4500-student statewide alternative high school, demonstrating leadership to oversee operations and guide staff to achieve performance goals.  Managed human resources including interviewing and onboarding, applying advanced understanding of school needs to acquire appropriate talent.  Observed, evaluated and coached faculty members, mentoring on teaching strategies and educational technology to enhance student learning experience and uphold organizational standards.  Coordinated standardized tests in order to show academic growth, identified areas of improvement and recommended solutions.
  • Portland Public Schools
    Spanish Immersion Middle School Teacher, 2005 - 2013
    Taught a 3-period blended 7/8 Spanish Immersion class incorporating Spanish Social Studies, Spanish Language Arts and English Reading and Writing.Utilized a combination of district curriculum, Spanish-language novels, Spanish-language news services and curriculum materials from Spanish-speaking countries to create innovative units and lesson plans.Integrated language forms and functions into the teaching of every unit.Participated as a member of the district Spanish Immersion curriculum development team to produce a working document for K-12 Spanish Immersion teachers throughout the district.Produced sample lessons and resources for other PPS Middle School Spanish Immersion teachers as a member of the FLAP federal grant team.Lesson plans have served as templates for Spanish Immersion educators throughout the district.Teaching style and classroom management techniques have been used as a model for other middle school Spanish Immersion teachers.
  • Western State Colorado University
    Lecturer, 2013 - 2016
    Enhanced the technical knowledge and skills of teachers and masters-level students by designing and writing curriculum for in-person and online courses, incorporating technological resources in alignment with academic standards.  Delivered informative and engaging instruction to teachers on the features and benefits of Google Apps for Education, applying seasoned communication and presentation skills to teach and respond to inquiries, improving teacher performance and efficiency in classroom.  Facilitated discussions on benefits of educational technology, arriving at creative strategies on most effective ways to incorporate technology in the classroom and enhance student learning.
  • IXL Learning
    Professional Learning Services Specialist, 2016 - present
    Integrating technology into the classroom to help all students achieve results.
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Gunnison, CO
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Portland, OR - Albuquerque, NM - Woodland Park, CO - Castle Rock, CO - Colorado Springs, CO - Georgetown, TX - Valdivia, Chile - Poland Springs, ME - Sammamish, WA - Phoenix, AZ - Houston, TX
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Lover of my two children, mountains, bikes, skis and lakes
Introduction
I have 2 children, both of them adorable.
I ski. A lot.
I ride bikes of all kinds.
I was once a rock climber.
I am an Education Consultant, specializing in curriculum design and educational technology.
My house is a disaster.
Bragging rights
Work at school all day, ride my bike, take care of my kids, study for my doctorate at night...I do it all.
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Education
  • American College of Education
    Leadership, 2014 - present
    Doctorate of Education, Leadership
  • University of Portland
    Education, 2006 - 2012
    Master of Education, ELL
  • Southwestern University
    Sociology/Spanish, 1996 - 2000
    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Spanish
  • University of Colorado at Denver
    Education, 2000 - 2001
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