Mike Sammartano

    • Experience
      Technology Coordinator / Instructional Coach, Mamaroneck Schools
      Mamaroneck, NY, 2015-Present
      • Responsible for short and long-term technology planning, budgeting, purchasing, and staff development
      • Planned and managed a district-wide transition to Google Apps for Education for all students, teachers, and administrators
      • Coordinated a complete rebuild of the district website and content management system
      • Managed 1:1 technology program for 2,800+ students, including a shift from district-owned device usage to a "bring-your-own-device" model


      Co-Founder / Director of Technology, STEM Leadership Center
      White Plains, NY, 2012-Present
      • Co-Founder and Technology Director of nonprofit corporation which provides after-school programs for students and professional development for teachers
      • Responsible for all technology planning, purchasing, managing, and instructing
      • Designed and delivered professional development for teachers and administrators in technology integration which included iOS devices, web tools, instructional design and digital communication


      Science Teacher, Hommocks Middle School
      Mamaroneck, NY, 2005-2015
      • Managed a 1:1 iPad pilot program for 400+ 8th grade science students, including all teacher training
      • Designed and delivered professional development courses to other educators on the topics of technology integration and curriculum design
      • Wrote and was awarded multiple technology grants allowing for the purchase of a digital recording studio, one-to-one iPod Touches, classroom iPads, and classroom Smartboards.
      • Designed, built and maintained an online classroom complete with a weblog, digital grade-book, online lab activities, and over 100 topical review videos
      • Served on the Educational Technology committee, participated in several pedagogical and technology-related research studies


      Professional Development Facilitator, Westchester Teacher Center
      Pelham, NY, 2010 - 2014
      • Planned, designed, and built several courses for educator professional development including "Design and Deliver a Powerful Presentation," "Web Applications for Teachers," and "Build a Personal Learning Network Online."
      • Built an interactive website to deliver courses both online and in-person


      Science Teacher and Technology Specialist, Sacred Heart High School
      Yonkers, NY, 2004-2005


      A&R Coordinator, Wind-up Records
      New York City, NY, 2001-2003
    • Education
      M.S. in Instructional Technology
      New York Institute of Technology, 2011

      M.S.Ed. in Science Education
      Lehman College, 2006

      B.S. in Marketing, Music
      Fairfield University, 2001
    • Certifications
      Educational technology specialist
      New York State, 2013

      Earth Science
      New York State, 2005

      Apple Distinguished Educator
      Phoenix, AZ, 2011

      Google Certified Teacher
      New York City, NY, 2012

      Online Professional Development Educator
      New York State, 2011