Projects:

Edcamp Philly (Co-Organizer and Co-Founder)
The Edcamp Foundation - 501(c)(3) -- Executive Board Secretary

The EngDo Collaborative (Creator)

My PLN

  • Twitter (@ritzius2)
  • Google Reader
  • EC Ning
  • The EngDo Collaborative


Education & Experience:


Authentic Education (2012-present)
  • Consultant

Lindenwold High School & Lindenwold Middle School (2009-2012)
  • Supervisor of English/Language Arts & English as a Second Language
  • Teacher of 11th Grade - British Literature (09-10)
  • Teacher of Strategies for Striving Readers (10-11)

Triton Regional High School (2005-2009)
  • British Lit
  • 9th Grade Intro to Lit
  • Read 180

St. Andrew's College - Dublin, Ireland (2005)
  • Practicum Experience through The College of New Jersey

Wilmington University
  • MA in Educational Leadership (May 2008-Dec 2008)
  • EdD in Organizational Leadership (Fall 2010 - present)

The College of New Jersey
  • BA in Secondary Education and English (2001-2005)


Presentations:

  • NJEA Teacher's Convention (Nov. 2010) - Using Google Forms to Create Self-Grading Formative Assessments
  • EdCamp Philly (May 2010) - Wiki Wiki What? An Introduction to Wikispaces in Education
  • Edcamp Philly (May 2011) - Classrooms in the Cloud
  • Edcamp NYC (Dec 2010) We Do, Do You? Introducing the EngDo and SciDo Collaboratives
  • Rowan Literacy Consortium (Spring 2011) -- Literacy Across the Curriculum Project
  • NJEA Technology Conference (Summer 2011) -- Voicethread --
  • NJPSA Leadership Conference (Fall 2011) -- Using Google Documents to Facilitative Effective, Sustainable, and Inspiring Professional Learning Communities


  • ASCD Annual Conference (March 2012) -- It's Magic! Edcamp Style Professional Development Engages and Empowers Teachers
  • ASCD Annual Conference (March 2012) -- Creating a Literacy Classroom in the Cloud
  • SRI & ETTC at Stockton College (March 2012) - Creating a Communicative Classroom
  • West Essex Technology Symposium (March 2012) - Podcasting with Audacity
  • NJEA & Kean University (May 2012) - Web 2.0 Toolbelt