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                         Unleashing the Mind

Unleashing the Mind
 
Students must be prepared for on- line testing.   There are many "tech tools" used on the PARCC exam. Are your students prepared? 

Google Apps. are great tools for educators and students to share knowledge and ideas. Docs, Drive and Forms are all valuable classroom tools.

Mark Wallace is the founder and president of Nogginhorn LLC, an educational consulting firm.  His professional development workshops focus on the fundamentals of Project-Based Learning and integrative STEM (iSTEM). 

He is an experienced educator, supervisor, and curriculum developer. Mark is the co-author of, A Framework for The Study of Technology in New Jersey which started the technology education movement in the United States during the mid-1980's. Mark is currently the Supervisor of Instructional Technology at the high school level. 


He has taught technology/engineering education in grades 5-16 and has been a supervisor in the following areas: information technology, technology education, business education, and family/consumer science. His development and teaching of programs, including the nation's first “Women in Engineering Design Technology” course at the high school level, have been recognized internationally.  Biotechnology, engineering design, personal finance, and communication technology are specific areas of expertise. In addition, Mr. Wallace has augmented his teaching experience by developing and teaching classes at the university level.  At this level his graduate students were retooled to teach technology education and have become the leaders in the technology education movement. Mark is currently assisting NJIT/Rutgers with TE teacher training course (methods & curriculum) development.  


Mark Wallace was the first executive director of the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Education Association.  He has held several positions in the International Technology and Engineering Education Association.  He was a member of the original Educational Outreach Program Team for the Liberty Science Center and assisted New Jersey Institute of Technology with the design for an undergraduate program for technology teacher education.  


Mark has experience working with local, state, and national level educational and trade organizations for the purpose of developing programs which support the benefits of a technological literate society.  He is currently on the education committees of the Sterling Hill Mine and Museum and the Roebling Museum, and project manager of the NJ Ingenuity Challenge.


Mr. Wallace has procured over $300,000.00 in federal grant funding for the purpose of advancing programs in the area of technology education and workforce retraining.  He is the recipient of several state and international teacher, program, and administrator awards.


He has developed and pilot tested curriculum standards and provided in-service programs at the local, state and national levels. These programs were sponsored by the International Technology and Engineering Education Association, and the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Education Association.   Mark’s experience as a keynote speaker and workshop presenter has been appreciated by the National Association of Single Sex Public Education, New Jersey School Board Association, New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association, and Tech Talk Live. 


Certifications: Principal, Supervision, Elementary Education and Technology Education

Awards and Grants:

  • International Technology Teacher Excellence Award
  • NJTEEA Teacher Excellence
  • NJTEEA  Administrator Excellence
  • NJTEEA 5 Star Program
  • ITEEA Distinguished Technology Educator
  • NJTEEA Image Award
  • Perkins Grants
  • National Fluid Power Association Grant
  • NJDOE Best Practice


 Higher Education Experience:

  • Montclair State University: Intro. to Technology Education-3 Years, Adjunct
  • NIIT/Rutgers: Tehnology Education Teacher Development Courses

Nogginhorn can support any school, association, foundation, business or civic group interested in improving America's innovative spirit.  


Nogginhorn provides the following and more:

  • iSTEM Integration/Methods
  • Google Apps. training
  • IT Department Supervision
  • Curriculum and Instruction & Dept. Supervision
  • Business and industry partnerships
  • Career-themed learning
  • Curriculum mapping  
  • Facility design
  • Grant writing
  • Higher education partnerships
  • In-service and professional development programs
  • Keynote speaker
  • Mentor program development
  • Museum educational programs
  • Online learning
  • Perkins grant writing
  • Professional development
  • Single gender educational programs/courses
  • Supervision/Evaluation of staff
  • Technological literacy consultant
  • Workforce development