James P. Dildine
519 W. 36th St. Chicago, IL 60609 773.742.7218
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/dildine
jimdildine@illinoisalumni.org

SUMMARY: Mathematics educator, technology professional, and database developer experienced in secondary and post secondary instruction and training. Expertise in using technology for communication, education, and productivity.
EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Urbana, IL

  • MS, 1999 Mathematics Education, Specialization in Technology.
  • BS, 1996 Teaching of Mathematics
EXPERIENCE:
2000 - PRESENT NATIONAL CENTER FOR SUPERCOMPUTNG APPLICATIONS (NCSA), Chicago, IL Area & Champaign, IL
Visiting Research Programmer
 
  • Arranged, designed, and presented courses, conferences, and workshops emphasizing the use of technology in education
  • Developed and aligned web-based materials with state and local curricula
2000 - 2002

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Materials Developer and Trainer of Trainers

 
  • Developed, supported, and trained with Technology-intensive materials for the Mathematics Materials for Teachers of Teachers (M2T2) Project Through the MSTE Office at UIUC
1999 - PRESENT TECHNOLOGY CENTER OF DUPAGE (TCD), Addison, IL
Core Curriculum Liaison -Mathematics
 
  • Coordinated mathematics and technology instruction for instructors and students
  • Developed and maintained database solutions
  • Aligned TCD curriculum with the Illinois Learning Standards
1997 - 2000 DEPARTMENT OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION,
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS,

Champaign, IL
 

Teaching and Technical Assistant

  • Provided technology-intensive instruction to veteran teachers in graduate courses
  • Developed and implemented instructional materials in mathematics education

Research Assistant

  • Presented and instructed at workshops and conferences emphasizing technology and mathematics with the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
  • Designed and maintained course web sites providing electronic student resources

Systems Administrator

  • Designed and maintained Windows NT Web/ Database Server System providing technology intensive educational resources to parents, students, and teachers
  • Performed maintenance and troubleshooting for computers (Mac, Win9x/NT)

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:


1998-Present
  • FREELANCE COMPUTER CONSULTING, Champaign & Chicago, IL
    School, & Personal Computer Skills Consultant
1998
  • UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL, Urbana, IL
    Substitute Mathematics Teacher
1996
  • URBANA HIGH & MIDDLE SCHOOLS, Urbana, IL
    Mathematics Teacher

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS:

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
  • Operating Systems and Networks: Mac OS, Win 9(x)/NT/2000, Unix (x), TCP/IP, MS IIS, and AppleTalk, Palm OS (Visor & Palm Pilot)·
  • Productivity Software and Web Development: MS Office Suite (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Filemaker Pro Database Software, HTML, JavaScript, Java (limited), Claris HomePage, MS FrontPage, Dreamweaver 4.0, Flash (limited) ·
  • Mathematics Technology: Computer Algebra Software (Maple, Mathematica, Derive), Geometry Software (Geometer's Sketchpad, Cabri), Graphing Calculators (TI, Casio) Programming Experience: Visual Basic, C++, & Java (Limited)

AWARDS:
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction, 1999, Included in the Incomplete List of Teachers as Ranked as Excellent by Their Students·
  • Cancer & Mathematics Exploration, 1999, Recognized by the Canadian Mathematical Society

POSITIONS HELD:
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction, 1999 Educational Technology Search Committee, Graduate Student Committee Member.

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James P. Dildine
519 W. 36th St. Chicago, IL 60609 773.742.7218
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/dildine
jimdildine@illinoisalumni.org

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REFERENCES

Ken Travers, Ph. D.
Director
Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
ktravers@uiuc.edu

Luciano Sestito
CAD Instructor
lucianos@tcdupage.org

Tracy L. Nickless
Communications and Research Coordinator
Center for Exhibition Industry Research
tnickless@mpea.com