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  • 20+ years extensive experience creating content, 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 instructional design, 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, Learning Experience, ASME 2018 – present

  • Oversees the development lifecycle for ASME learning solutions, courses and programs, content development, and production from brainstorm and innovation, through delivery, revision, and sunsetting.
  • Combining strategic vision and industry expertise and works closely with the team to define learning solutions that leverage learning science, Educational Technology, and sound instructional design principles while positioning ASME as the go-to global provider of professional learning experiences for engineering professionals.
  • Focusing on scalability and leveraging operational know-how and responsible for overseeing and guiding the design, development and maintenance of a high quality, consistent learning experiences including instructional methods and materials, programs, curriculum, and other learning products.
  • Oversee the development of credentialing programs in line with ASME L&D Strategy.
  • Establishing project plans, manage project timelines, resources and budgets, and facilitate the day-to-day communications at a high level and within each development project.
  • Administer consistency of the ASME brand and learning experience through course pedagogies and materials including course templates, learning objectives/competencies, standardized formats, course descriptions, front pages and other course elements.

Manager Education, Instructional Designer, MakerBot, 2015 – 2018

  • Established and launched the MakerBot Certification program. Project leader including requirements gathering, defining scope, managing stakeholders, curriculum design, coordinating implementation and post-launch support.
  • Co-authored of the MakerBot Educators Guidebook, a 5-star Amazon-rated instructional resource which consists of engaging educational content, lesson plans and is an industry leading guide to 3D printing in the classroom.
  • Designed and developed global content for MakerBot University, a company-wide LMS used for reseller sales training, technical training, customer certification and employee on-boarding.
  • Executed of a global technical training certification including the design and creation of content, skill development and competency assessments.
  • Provided high-quality online and in-person training while supporting the mission of STEAM education.

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

  • Led a skilled team in the design, installation, and operation of lecture capture, digital video recording, video editing and streaming video distribution systems.
  • Provided formal and on-demand training for individuals of diverse skill levels to ensure and support digital literacy.
  • Managed cross-functional teams while coordinating effective communication and providing clear reports of project status.
  • Conducted quality assurance reviews of various software deployments and implementations to provide input on
    functional requirements, product design, and potential issues.

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

  • Established and maintained Computer Learning Center while managing relationships between staff, instructors and students.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented engaging curriculum
    for year round technology classes including a computer camp.
  • Designed all promotional materials including program guides,
    e-newsletters, flyers, invitations, and presentations to support
    and comply with company’s brand and mission.

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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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
Apple Teacher, 2018
AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Associate, 2015
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
ASME LX Summit: Next Generation Learning Experiences, August 2019
ASME Lunch & Learn, February 2019
Full STEAM Ahead, webinar, November 2018
Learn how to Teach 3D Printing, webinar, September 2018
Building a 3D Printing Classroom webinar, May 2018
3D Printing in the Classroom, FETC January 2018
STEM Matters NYC Career Day,
November 2017
MakerBot Weather Survival Challenge webinar, November 2017
NYCDOE/MakerBot Networking Event, October 2017
MakerBot Cloud Types and Display Stands webinar, 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

Selected Achievements
Docebo Best Extended Enterprise Training Program, Nominated 2017
Sparrow Film Project, Space Guns, Technical Advisor – Winner of Best Film 2014
Standard of Excellence, 2012
NYIT 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
NYIT 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
St. John’s University Graduated Magma Cum Laude, 1997
Dean’s List, St. John’s University 1994 – 1997
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1994 – 1997

Selection of Professional Projects Descriptions
MakerBot Assessment-based Certificate Program
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
DevLearn, attended 2019
L&D Society Roundtable, attended/presented 2019
FETC, attended/presented 2018
Docebo Inspire, attended 2017
Kaltura Connect, atteneded/presented 2013, 2014
Educause – attended 2013
Climate Reality Leadership Corps – attended 2013
SXSW Edu & Interactive – attended 2011-2014
Campus Technology
 – attended 2008-2010

Committees
FETC 2019 Program Review Committee, 2018
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Mission Committee, 2013
MS in Instruction Technology Going Global Retreat, 2012
Information Technology Strategic Planning, 2009

News
Creating the Best Learning Experiences for Working Professionals, ASME.org
Look at MakerBot Education
, Getting Smart
MakerBot Certification Program Gets ISTE Seal of Approval, All3DP
Educators train to become 3D Printing Experts, District Administration
MakerBot Launches Teacher Certification Program, Business Wire
MakerBot Launches New Educators Certification Program, Makezine
3Dprinting.com News Brief, 3Dprint.com
The catalyst for super-innovation in education, Digital Journal
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 InDesign,
Adobe Photoshop,
Apple Configuration Utility
AirWatch Mobile Device Management,
Articulate
Asana
Balsamiq Mockup,
Basecamp,
Blackboard,
Captivate,
Camtasia,
Cattura CaptureCast,
Constant Contact,
CSS,
Docebo LMS,
Echo 360,
ExamSoft,
Expressions Engine,
Final Cut Pro,
GoToMeeting,
HTML,
Inkling e-textbooks ,
iMovie, iDVD,
iBooks Author,
iWorks,
Kaltura Open Source Video,
LectureTools,
Lightroom 4,
Mahara e-portfolio system,
MakerBot Print
Microsoft Project
Microsoft Office,
Moodle,
Prezi,
Networking Configuration,
Piazza,
Poll Everywhere,
QuarkXpress,
Salesforce CRM,
SurveyMonkey,
Tinkercad,
User Interface Design,
Windows, Mac, Linux OS,
WordPress CMS,
Zoom,
3D Printing

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

Memberships
IACET
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, photography, graphic design
YMCA of Greater New York
 Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach
The Climate Reality Project, Climate Reality Leader

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

video


instructional design

photography

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projects

MakerBot Certificate Program
12/2017 – Present

Created a training and assessment-based certificate program built for educators who want to take their 3D printing knowledge to the next level in education. Participants master the concept of 3D printers and learn to integrate the full power of 3D Printing into their classroom through either self-paced online courses or blended in-person workshops.  Established a business model and go to market strategy for the program. Partnered with NYCDOE, run a beta program and iterate based off feedback.  Worked with various stakeholder including development work in creating single sign on and e-commerce integration, sales teams, and operations.

 

MakerBot Educators Guidebook
1/2017 – 9/2017

Co-author and project leader of the Makerbot Educators Guidebook.  Worked with a team to create a definitive guide to 3D printing which hosted 9 teacher tested lesson plans which help to incorporate 3D printing into the classroom.  Acted as an integral member of a team of designers, participated in art direction, change management, publishing, marketing and distribution of the book.

 

Partner Relationship Management Sales Tool
12/2016 – 2017

Lead a team of interdepartmental subject matter experts in the creation of a new platform that would provide partners with one unified voice by eliminating disjointed communication set to address certain challenging in the distribution channel including low partner engagement, under utilization of related data points, and a lack of centralized location for partner resource.  

 

Docebo – Learning Management System Design & Launch
10/2015 – 5/2016

Project leader for establishing a brand new Learning Management System while providing online and in person training and maintaining a seamless user experience.  Provided the instructional design and create engaging training content while collaborating with subject matter experts ensuring that users meet expected outcomes.  Encouraged adoption using data analytics and reporting through a Salesforce CRM API.  

 

Academic Video Resource Initiative – Kaltura Open Source Video
6/2013 – 10/2015

Project leader for the planning and implementation of a cutting-edge steaming video resource system which encompasses the following features:  multi-platform solution, multiple video sources, variable speed playback, appliances with Full HD capture and automatic upload, automated scheduling, web-based editing, detailed analytics.


Project-Based Learning Small Group – Interactive Classroom Design

1/2013 – 9/2014

Planned and executed the arrangement and coordination of the classroom design of an active learning environment.   In addition to researching and procuring new and innovative technology, directed a team in the implementation of iPad as educational tools, using the Apple Institution Deployment model.

 

PACT Clerkship Director Program
11/2012 – 12/2013

Acted as an integral member in the (PACT) Partnership for the Advancement of Clinical Training program.  Organized and provided newly appointed clerkship directors with in-depth workshops which included instruction on iPad mobile devices, academic web resources, student instructional applications and basic data backup, safety and security.

 

Occupational Therapy Skype Home Visit Project
10/2012 – 06/2012

In conjunction with the Institute for Clinical Competence and the Department of Occupational Therapy, conceived and employed a system in which students could simulate an at home visit with their occupational therapy patients.  Students and simulated patients communicated via Skype using Samsung Galaxy tablet devices, which provided a visual home visit elevating the level of communication between student and patient.

 

Inkling e-textbooks
08/2012 – 12/2013

Assisted in the coordination of the implementation of NYIT COM’s e-textbooks system, which supports and promotes a seamless academic continuum of our medical education.  Participated in the training of students and faculty, which facilitates increased usage of these foundational medical textbooks as an integral component of medical education with usage potential into the student’s residency and practice years.

 

Piazza
07/2012 – 09/2013

Put into action an online gathering place where students can ask, answer, and explore 24/7, under the guidance of their instructors. Oversee the implementation, in addition to, training NYIT COM faculty on the system in which students, as well as instructors, easily answer questions, manage course materials, and track student participation.

 

Art Therapy iPad Project
6/2012 – 06/2013

Working in conjunction with Hofstra University and North Shore – LIJ Medical Center, part of a skilled team studying the experience of chemotherapy for those diagnosed with colon cancer.  Devised a system to distribute iPads with a variety of artist applications to individuals in the study.  Using the Apple Volume License Program, the Apple Configurator, Google Docs and Forms, and Dropbox, created a seamless system for distribution, tracking and monitoring patient activity and engagement.

 

Lecture Tools
02/2012 – 06/2013

Implemented and administered a presentation tool designed to enhance communication between faculty and students prior and during lectures. Guiding faculty in the process of importing their PowerPoint, enhancing their presentations with Interactive Slides, coaching them in interacting with students and receiving feedback prior to lecture (via various types of Question Slides) in addition to, coaching faculty in presenting in the Lecture Hall.   Evaluating the software for user interface design flaws and working with the vendor in order to properly implement changes and recommendations.

 

Mahara e-portfolio
2/2012 – 09/2014

Plan, implement and administer an ePortfolio system, which allows for self-presentation, self-assessment and external assessment.  Created templates, as well as, a structure for all NYCOM faculty members to present their ePortfolios to the annual Reappointment and Promotion Committee.  Scheduled and trained all NYIT COM faculty members on the benefits and functionality of the Mahara software, while monitoring administrative progresses.

 

ExamSoft
12/2011 – 01/2012

Instrumental in the roll-out of ExamSoft, an item banking, online testing, scoring and reporting system.    In addition to being an NYIT COM ExamSoft site administrator, trained applicable staff and faculty members.  Established a system for the creation of items, exams, scoring and posting of exams.  Trained and implemented a successful technical support team and solution including staff and student proctors.  Participated in providing technical support to all NYIT COM students.

 

LEAD Framework Project – and Training
9/2011 – 06/2013

Participant in the NYIT COM Learn Everywhere Anytime Digital (LEAD) framework Project: A major initiative to make all NYIT COM academic and administrative resources available and accessible over mobile clients.  Evaluating NYIT COM instructional applications and resources for opportunities to promote accessibility.  Evaluating various tablet devices, as well as, educating the entire NYIT COM community on the selected tablet devices.

 

Deployment Solution
12/2009 – 6/2010

Investigate the proper Deployment Solution for the organization.  Implement the most streamlined solution.  Thoroughly test chosen solution (SysPrep) and create the proper documentation for image roll-out.  Create various images and test for functionality.  After testing phase is complete, apply a smooth transition and train all staff in the new deployment methods.

 

Microsoft Exchange e-mail switch-over
09/2009 – 06/2010

Migrate the entire staff and faculty of the organization to a new e-mail system.  Coordinate the upgrade of users currently using Sun/iPlanet and a Thunderbird e-mail client to Microsoft Exchange Server.  Identify the best migration software application and implement within a specified time period.  Deadline was met and user satisfaction was highly favorable.

 

Microsoft Office ’07 Roll-out
05/2009 – 09/2009

Roll out Microsoft Office ’07 to all NYCOM Employees.  The software upgrade required an analysis of current systems and a large amount of coordination with departments in order to cause the least disruption in work-flow.  Arranged for group trainings to ensure that all employees are properly prepared for upgrade prior to roll-out.

 

Echo 360 Streaming Video Project
01/2009 -10/2009

Created an updated streaming video server such that any and all lectures delivered to a NYCOM class can be recorded to streaming video in a flash format and made available to students as video on demand for review and reinforcement. These archived lectures have made this site a very powerful and popular NYCOM academic resource and this project filled a high demand for mac compatibility on campus.

 

Document Scanning Project
07/2008 – 07/2009

Plan and implement a system that would allow for all NYCOM employees to scan and archive all documents.  Surveyed the needs of employees.  Implemented a system based on these needs including ease of use, backing up documents and search-ability. Procured and installed all servers and software systems. Implemented system and trained employees.

 

Altiris Service Management Solution Implementation
07/2008 – 09/2009

Review the possibility of integrating a Deployment Console solution into NYCOM’s infrastructure.  Analyze and evaluate software solutions.  After extensive Altiris training, manage a team of 3 while installing and implementing Altiris on over 200 PCs.  In addition, trained staff in Deployment Console applications, such as creating and deploying jobs, reporting, and monitoring.

 

Student Webboard Project
4/2008 – 07/2009

Created a community forum solution for NYCOM students, staff and faculty, using VBulletin. Procured hardware and software licenses. Managed and installed hardware and software.  Communicated with staff and student body regarding new system and protocol.  Established a website as a hub for information and discussion.

Active Directory Domain Project
07/2007 – 06/2009

Managed a team of technical support specialists in migrating over 200 PCs from a local workgroup to a Active Directory domain.   Created and maintained image models for 10 Dell Optiplex PCs.  Documented all materials surrounding the project.  Trained and informed users, while ensuring minimal disruption in daily routines.

Patient Encounter Log Project / Student PDA Project
07/2006 – 10/2007

NYCOM has provided all students with PDAs in their third year. While on clinical rotations, the students use these PDAs as a reference resource and for several applications.  After joining this project, my major responsibilities included creating and implementing formal installation instructions, student training sessions and staff documentation.  In addition, scheduled and held various trainings for over 300 students, per year. Managed and supervised staff members to assist and troubleshoot student issues.