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Alison Childers

Developer and Educator

mom and son

About Me:

Welcome! I'm a web/software developer and former teacher. I am a lifelong learner who excels at communication and collaboration, and I'd love to talk about joining your team!

See below for my Education and Work Experience

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Work Experience

Contract Web & Google Apps Script Developer

Pav*r (Google Calendar Add-on)

August 2022 - December 2022

Worked on a variety of Web Development, Google Apps Script.

List of Accomplishments:

  • Created a live stats dashboard web app for use internally and to show to investors, included a sortable user table and user search using data from Firebase and Stripe APIs.
  • Created cloud functions that interacted with Stripe and Firebase to keep users’ data current.
  • Created cloud functions that sent transactional emails to clients triggered by certain events.
  • Helped create new Google Calendar reports that populate to Google Sheets and added features to make them re-sync to Google Calendar later.
  • Made ES6 refactoring changes to add-on codebase, and abstracted out functions to help keep code more D.R.Y. and maintainable.
  • Removed redundant database calls to help improve the add-on’s speed.
  • Reworked UI/UX of add-on, and improved adherence to branding guidelines.
  • Created a Funnel Chart using Google Charts to display live user data.
  • Created a design in Figma to begin visualizing the future Chrome Extension setup page

Freelance Web & Software Developer

January 2022 - Present

Worked on a variety of Web Development, Google Apps Script, and Airtable solutions.

List of Accomplishments:

  • Collected user stories from clients.
  • Pioneered an EdTech app GroupCheck using Google Apps Script that will help 20,000 teachers
  • Created tutorials for GroupCheck app to demonstrate setup to users.
  • Created automated workflow solutions in Airtable to collect contact information and track status.
  • Collected feedback from users and used it to improve application.
  • Designed the UI of a consulting business website using Figma.
  • Developed a mobile-responsive front-end for 3 websites in VS Code using HTML/CSS/JS.
  • Designed and developed personal website and 5+ projects using React, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS/Bootstrap.
  • Enhanced efficiency and accessibility of personal website by performing audits with W3C and Lighthouse.

Mathematics Teacher

Carmi-White County High School

August 2013 - Present

Taught cohorts of 100-120 high school students at various levels of Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Pre-Calculus topics. Collaborated with the rest of my department to ensure continuity across grade levels and courses.

List of Accomplishments:

  • Automated (Google Sheets) manual report generation for state testing results for over 200 students and families.
  • Mentored over 200 students through color guard and math team programs.
  • Trained 150+ staff in adoption of various EdTech platforms and how to enhance their classroom use.
  • Collaborated with a 3 person math department to restructure and improve student outcomes by 50% over 3 years.