curriculum vitae

  • 15+ years extensive experience organizing, managing and training teams
  • 10+ years of Project Management, including the design, planning, organization, control and completion of a variety of complex and interdependent tasks.
  • Subject matter expert in the areas of general business concepts, current and emerging technologies, architectures and products.
  • PMP Certified.  Holds Masters Degrees in Instructional Technology and Digital Media.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.  Exceptional technical writing skills.
  • Highly self-motivated, natural leader.  Strong problem solving abilities.
  • Proven ability to cultivate positive team dynamics and ensure success on all projects.

 

Professional Experience

Manager MakerBot Education, Instructional Designer, MakerBot, 2015 – present

  • Design and develop global content, established new LMS while providing online and in person training and maintaining a seamless user experience.
  • Create engaging training content while collaborating with subject matter experts ensuring that users meet expected outcomes.
  • Supervise the execution and deployment of projects from inception to delivery including requirements gathering, defining scope, managing stakeholders, coordinating implementation and post-launch support.
  • Assist in execution of content, skill and competency development of global sales and technical partners, including certification and authorization.

Project Manager & Director of Faculty/Staff Development, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006 – 2015

  • Supervise the execution and deployment of projects from inception to delivery including requirements gathering, defining scope, managing stakeholders, coordinating implementation and post-launch support.
  • Manage cross-functional teams while coordinating effective communication and providing clear and objective reports of project status.
  • Analyze and evaluate system development lifecycle including infrastructure design, testing efficiencies and compatibilities, troubleshooting, researching and implementing solutions.
  • Assess technical issues in order to comprehend and communicate existing and potential project requirement gaps.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of various software implementations to provide input on functional requirements, product design, and potential issues.
  • Manage quality control while anticipating and planning for risk.
  • Administer budget, recommend purchases and weighing return on investment.
  • Provide formal and on-demand training for end users of diverse skill levels.
  • Leader of a skilled team in the design, installation, and operation of large scale presentation auditoriums, digital video recording, video editing, and streaming video distribution systems.

Technology & Communications Coordinator, YMCA of Greater New York, 1998-2005

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a corporate-approved operating budget.
  • Designed all printed material including three annual 60-page Program Guides, as well as a multitude of e-newsletters, flyers, invitations, and presentations for a 200 employee non-profit operation.
  • Established and maintained Computer Learning Center while providing proper supervision of staff and instructors.
  • Developed, planned and implemented appropriate curriculum for year round computer classes, as well as, Summer Camp Program, as per the needs and requests of members and families.
  • Installed applications, upgraded PCs, and provided overall general maintenance of a Windows NT network.

 

Educational Background
New York Institute of Technology, Masters of Art, Digital Media, 2010
New York Institute of Technology, Masters of Science, Instructional Technology, 2008
St. John’s University, Bachelors of Science, Education, 1997

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Transcripts
Masters of Arts, Digital Media Communications, New York Institute of Technology, 2010
Masters of Science, Instructional Technology, New York Institute of Technology 2008
Bachelor’s of Science, Education, St. John’s University, 1997

 

Certifications
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate, 2011
Certified Blackboard 9 Instructor2010
New York State Teaching Certificate, 1998
NY State Teacher Certification Exam – Elementary Education
NY State Teacher Certification Exam – Liberal Arts & Sciences
NY State Teacher Certification Exam – Elementary Assessment of Teaching Skills – Written

 

Author
MakerBot Educators Guidebook, 2017

 

Presenter
NYCDOE/MakerBot Networking Event, October 2017
MakerBot Cloud Types and Display Stands, September 2017
PACT (Partnership for the Advancement of Clinical Training) Education Summit III, August 2014
Kaltura Connect – Lecture Capture Integrations: Customers Sharing Lessons Learned,  July 2014
Streamline Lecture Capture to Boost Online Learning, Kaltura & Cattura Webinar, April 2014
PACT (Partnership for the Advancement of Clinical Training) Education Summit II, June 2013
Source Presenter – Symposium on University Research & Creative Expression, 2008

 

Committees
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission Committee, 2013
MS in Instruction Technology Going Global Retreat, 2012
Information Technology Strategic Planning, 2009

 

Selection of Professional Projects Descriptions
Docebo – Learning Management System Design & Launch
Academic Video Resources Initiative – Kaltura Open Source Video integrated with Cattura CaptureCast
Project-Based Learning Small Group – Interactive Classroom Design
Partnership for the Advancement of Clinical Training (PACT) program
Occupational Therapy Skype Home Visit Project
Art Therapy iPad Project
Learn Everywhere Anytime Digital (LEAD) framework Project

 

Conferences
Kaltura Connect, 2013, 2014
Educause – attended 2013
Climate Reality Leadership Corps – attended 2013
SXSW Edu & Interactive – attended 2011-2013
Campus Technology
 – attended 2008-2010

 

Selected Achievements
Standard of Excellence, 2012
Graduated with Distinction, 2010
Standard of Excellence, 2010
Dean’s Award for Excellence, NYIT Instructional Technology 2008
Source Presenter – Symposium on University Research & Creative Expression, 2008
Graduated with Distinction, 2008
Dean’s Award in Instructional Technology, NYIT, 2008
Certificate of Continuing Education Design and Page Layout Skills, 2006
NYIT 50th Anniversary Showcase First Place Winner in recognition of pursuit of academic excellence, creative expression, and unselfish willingness to share ideas with society, 2005
Employee of the Month, Cross Island YMCA 2005
Quality Service Award, For exemplary performance among peers Cross Island YMCA, 2001
Graduated Magma Cum Laude, 1997
Dean’s List, St. John’s University 1994 – 1997
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1994 – 1997

 

News
Technology Professionals featured in webinar, NYIT

 

Letters of Accommodation
Letter from the Clinical Education Department 2012
Standard of Excellence 2012 (program write-up)
Letter from OMM Department Chair 2010
Standard of Excellence 2010 (program write-up)
Deans Award 2008  (certificate)
YMCA of Greater New York 2005
St. John’s University Student Teaching Adviser 1997
Student Teaching Grade Four 1997
Student Teaching Grade Two 1997

 

Technical Profile
Adobe Creative Suite CS5
Adobe Photoshop CS6
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
Avid, Final Cut Pro
QuarkXpress, InDesign
Streaming Video Services
Kaltura Open Source Video
iMovie, iDVD
Lightroom 4
Captivate, Camtasia, Cattura CaptureCast
Expressions Engine
Survey Monkey
Microsoft Project, Basecamp
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio
3D Printing
Tinkercad
iWorks – Keynote, Pages, Numbers
Windows, Mac, Linux OS
Networking Configuration
Symantec – Altiris & Backup
Active Directory
WordPress CMS
Moodle, Blackboard LMS
Docebo LMS
Poll Everywhere
Prezi
Apple Configuration Utility
iBooks Author
User Interface Design: Balsamiq Mockup, Axure Pro
Adobe Connect
Instructional Applications:  ExamSoft, Piazza, Inkling e-textbooks, Echo 360, LectureTools, Mahara e-portfolio system

 

MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses)
Standford Human-Computer Interaction, University of CaliforniaCoursera (completed)
Climate Literacy, The University of British ColumbiaCoursera (participated)

 

Memberships
Project Management Institute
Educause
National Geographic Society
American Museum of Natural History
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Thesis Paper
An Exploratory Case Study: What Makes a Good School Website: Investigation of Long Island School District Websites Homepages Across Socioeconomic Status

Thesis Presentation

 

Papers
Philosophy of Instructional Technology
Impact of Educational Technology
Educational Theorists
High Incidence Disabilities
Low Incidence Disabilities
Multiculturalism
Character Education
Differentiated Instruction
Parental Involvement
S
earching the Web
Communicating on the Internet
ThinkQuest & MarcoPolo
Classroom Homepages
Development of the Internet

The State of American Culture
Social Networking
Media and the Government
Structuralism & Post-Structuralism Presentation
Man vs. Beast
Myths
First Amendment
NY Times vs. Sullivan
Four Journals
Four Research Methods

 

Lessons
Environmental Education Unit Project
Geography Skills Unit
Inclusive Lesson Plan
Mathematics & Football
Microsoft Accessibility
Social Studies & Technology Lesson Plan
Learn the History of Jazz
Web-based Learning Activity – featuring Lady Bugs
The Water Cycle
Social Studies Web Resources
A WebQuest – Celebrating Earth Day
Math Resources

 

Side Projects & Volunteer
Astoria Arts Festival, Volunteer & Event Coordinator
Idlewild Art Magazine, Contributor
Sparrow Film Project, Space Guns, Technical Advisor – Winner of Best Film 2014
Climate Reality Leader, The Climate Reality Project
Director, Media/Technology: The Camille Yvette Lawrence Floyd Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, Globalscope, Inc.
Created website for artist Michelle Golden
YMCA of Greater New York diabetes prevention lifestyle coach

 

Hobbies
Travel  – places i’ve been
Photography –  Click here for my photography portfolio