Curriculum Vitae

Skills

Skilled instructional designer, technologist, and trainer with experiences in planning and delivering instruction to adults using blended methods to achieve desired learning and societal outcomes.

  • Needs assessment and human performance improvement

  • Project management

  • Flipped classroom, blended learning, e-Learning

  • LMS implementation and administration-Moodle, Blackboard, Healthstream

  • Computer-based training (CBT) and Web-based training (WBT) design skills

  • Screen capture: Screencast-o-matic, Adobe Camtasia

  • Video editing: Windows Live Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere

  • MS Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Google (Advanced): Drive, Sites, Hangouts, Blogger, YouTube

  • Graphic design (Basic): Windows Paint, Skitch for Evernote, Instagram, Tilt

  • Cloud computing: Evernote, Dropbox, Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Drive, Bubbl.us & Mindmeister (mind-mapping tools),

  • Other web-based tools: Wikis, Weebly, Prezi, Voicethread, Brainshark, WebEx, Vimeo, UStream

Workshops/Trainings/Presentations

  • 2012 – “ASSURE Great Presentations”, Annual Conference for Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Austin, Texas. This 3-hour workshop guided participants through the use of multimedia instructional design model of A.S.S.U.R.E. to create consistent, high-quality presentations, courses, and workshops.
  • 2013 – “Using the ASSURE Model to Overcome Jitters and Fears in Public Speaking” was a 1-hour webinar via WebEx with the global quality assurance team for Quintiles, Inc.
  • 2014 – “Using the Basics of Learning Theory to Break the Box of Rape Culture”, Annual Conference for Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Irving, Texas. This 1.5-hour workshop covered basic learning theory and pedagogy and its potential application to create norms change through rape prevention education.

Professional Experience

Education Consultant
2014-Present, CHRISTUS Health, Irving, TX.

Develop enterprise-wide tools for requesting and assessing educational needs. Conduct audit of educational and training offered regionally throughout the CHRISTUS Health corporation. Coordinate and facilitate general orientation of newly hired employees. Utilize ADDIE model to identify any necessary instructional needs and develop instructional solutions as needed to create desired human performance outcomes or organizational culture shifts.

Community Educator
2011-2014, Women’s Shelter of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX.

Utilized instructional design principles such as ADDIE model to develop and facilitate community awareness workshops tailored to audience needs and prior knowledge levels. 
  • Implemented Moodle Learning Management System for staff orientation and professional development
  • Converted inconsistent face-to-face training into consistent e-Learning platform
  • Led project team for creation of a fatality review team
  • Led community coalition against domestic and sexual violence
  • Presented at state-level conference in 2012 for Texas Association Against Sexual Assault; How to use ASSURE model to create powerful multimedia presentations and workshops

LifeGroups Curriculum Developer
July 2010-Present, Bay Area Fellowship, Corpus Christi, TX.

Converted weekly sermons into discussion-based, small group study plans that were used by over 100 small groups. 
  • Created process for curriculum development
  • Collaborated with church staff using Evernote, Dropbox, Google Drive
  • Updated web content on curriculum website: www.bayareafellowship.com/curriculum


Real Estate Sales Agent
March 2006-December 2011, Self-employed, Corpus Christi, TX.

 
Collaborated with multiple professionals, as many as 14 in one transaction, to facilitate the purchase or sale of real estate property based on the needs and desires of clients. Determined real estate goals through needs assessment. Educated clients on the sales process of residential real estate.
  • Facilitated and coached new agents in the “100 Days to Greatness” program
  • Created and maintained educational real estate blog


Education Coordinator
December 2003-February 2006, CHRISTUS Spohn Health System, Corpus Christi, TX.

 
Facilitated new employee orientation in compliance with Joint Commission standards. Made updates to orientation program to maintain compliance. 
  • Redesigned orientation program using best practices from Magnet-status hospitals and “Best Places to Work”
  • Improved orientation process: one consistent location, manager-employee luncheon, follow up
  • Sought reduction of 90-day turnover rate of new employees through a “connected orientation experience”
  • Instrumental in the implementation of Healthstream LMS, converting training into CBTs


Medical Sergeant
June 1998-November 2011, United States Army, Fort Benning, GA.

 
Supervised five employees, evaluated staff training needs for mission readiness and provided training as needed.
  • Redesigned, planned, coordinated, and delivered “Combat Lifesaver” trauma first aid course to over 700 soldiers in preparation for Operation Iraqi Freedom. Normal class size was 20 at one time.

Education – University/College

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, January 2012-August 2013, Master of Science, Educational Technology (Instructional Design)

Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, August 2005-December 2011, Post-Baccalaureate, Business Administration
 
University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, August 1994-December 1998, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry-Biology
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