Curriculum Vitae of Diana Abernathy Dell, Ed.S.
331 Fairview Drive, Union, Missouri 63084
Home: 636-583-3315, School: 636-923-3659, Mobile: 636-584-3445
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  • Associates:  Elementary Education, East Central College, 1979
  • Bachelor of Arts:  Elementary Education, Webster University, 1981
  • Masters in Education:  Curriculum and Instruction, National-Louis University, 1994
  • Educational Technology Specialist:  University Missouri Columbia School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, 2002
  • Ph.D. in Education:  Specialization in Teaching and Training Online, Capella University, Anticipated Completion Date: January 2007,


Teaching Experience:

  • 2004 to present: Valley Park School District, Instructional Technology Specialist, eMINTS Coordinator, and District Webmaster
  • 2002 to 2004:  Valley Park School District, Grade 5 eMINTS Teacher, Building Technology Coordinator, Valley Park Elementary Webmaster, Technology Integration and Web Design Trainer
  • 1993 to 2002:  School District of Washington, Clearview Elementary, Multiage Classroom Teacher, Grades 5 and 6, Clearview Elementary Webmaster, Technology Trainer, Head Teacher of the Clearview Summer School Program
  • 1989 to 1993:  School District of Washington, Labadie Elementary, Classroom Teacher, Grade 5
  • 1981 to 1989:  Franklin County R-2 Elementary, Classroom Teacher, Grade 6


Leadership Experience:

·        2002-present:  Valley Park Elementary Building Technology Coordinator Responsible for assisting District Technology Coordinator in maintaining, supervising, planning, and supporting educational technology resources.

·         1997-2001:  Clearview Elementary- Head Teacher for the Summer School Program:  Responsible for supervision of instructional staff, curriculum development and implementation, establishing a master teaching schedule, assignment of students, maintaining student discipline, safety and security, transportation coordination, communication with central office, preparing and administering summer school budget, and attendance reporting.

·         1997-1998: NEA/ Community Teacher Association President for the School District of Washington: Responsible for presiding at all meetings of the local association, preparing meeting agendas, officially speaking for the association, appointing all chairpersons and members of committees, maintaining communication with state and national organization, and serving as liaison between the association and district administration.


Honors and Awards:

  • College Honors:
    • Vice President Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
    • Who’s Who Among American College Students
    • Graduated with High Honors
  • Teaching Honors:
    • Valley Park School District:  Above and Beyond for the Children Award (2004)
    • Valley Park Elementary:  Reach and Teach Award (2002)
    • Washington Rotary Club Outstanding Educator Award (2001)
    • Clearview Elementary:  Outstanding Educator of the Year (2001)
    • School District of Washington:  Teacher of the Year Nominee (2001)
    • Clearview Elementary:  Outstanding Educator of the Year (1994)
    • School District of Washington:  Teacher of the Year Nominee (1994)
  • Publication Honors:

Teaching and Learning with Technology – ( )

§    Selected as EduHound’s “Spotlight  Website”


Personal Information:

·   Live in rural Union, MO, with husband of 29 years, David Dell

·    Four children:  Davina, 26, Shanee, 26, Davney, 21, Drew, 15

·     Hobbies include Web Design, Technology, Real Estate Investing, Stenciling, Reading, and Beach Bumming



  • Vince Szewczyk, Director of Technology, Valley Park School District,, 636-923-3640
  • Jan Humphrey, Assistant Principal, Valley Park Elementary,, 636-923-3615
  • Lynn Hedrick, Assistant Principal,  Valley Park Elementary,  , 636-923-3500
  • Dr. David Knes, Assistant Superintendent, Valley Park School District,, 636-923-3500
  • Karen Smith, Principal, Former Principal of Clearview Elementary School, Current Principal at Brentwood School District, email:, 314-962-0613