A proven instructional designer, educator and communications consultant with more than 15 years of experience working with students, corporate executives and academic faculty. Known for translating the big picture into easy-to-understand lessons and learning strategies.
I've worked as a teacher and tutor for students with learning differences as well as general population classrooms. In this capacity, I prepared educational objectives, unit plans, and lesson plans. I also conducted classroom lessons in language arts, science, social studies and language remediation for students in elementary and middle school.
Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio, Instructional Designer, Language Solutions
2014 - Present
Design courses in a variety of disciplines. Prepare courses for learning management systems, including video, PowerPoint, and multimedia elements on an aggressive schedule.
Partner with content faculty on optimum course design, incorporating appropriate educational strategies. Design customized learning activities, assessments, and practical exams.
Nationwide Shared Services Organization, Columbus, Ohio, Consultant, Communications
2010 - 2014
Responsible for comprehensive executive communication needs. Design and develop strategy documents, presentations, social media presence, surveys, and special events.
Consult with leadership team on tactical communication elements, including internal campaigns to promote change, business operation content, and global communication strategy.
Nationwide Claims Call Center, Columbus, Ohio, Training and Development Instructor
2005 - 2010
Document projects and procedures within the call center, train management and trainers. Work closely with several departments affected by changes to ensure proper information is distributed in a timely manner.
Responsible for training Claims Call Center employees and trainers in a classroom setting.
Create and maintain facilitator and user guides for new projects. These projects require an in-depth analysis of existing materials, challenging established processes when needed.
Marburn Academy, Columbus, Ohio, Provisional Lead Teacher
2002 - 2004
Prepare educational objectives, unit plans, and lesson plans in language arts, science, and language remediation for 7th grade students with learning differences.
Conduct daily classroom lessons in a variety of subjects to middle school students.
Advise seven students and communicate weekly with parents regarding students' progress.