RESUME

 
Professional ​
info​​

​I am currently a STEM Supervisor at Bergen Community College within the tutoring center.  I regularly teach algebra, freshman seminar (Success 101), drawing, and design. 

Additionally, I provide training and design support to instructors intent on adding new and emerging technologies to their teaching practice.

Work​
experience​
Bergen Community College

​2004 - present

 

  • ​STEM Supervisor - Cerrullo Learning Assistance Center - work with 100+ tutors, faculty, department chairs, deans, and administration to provide nationally recognized academic support to 14,000+ students.

  • Instructor - Algebra, freshman seminar (Success 101), drawing, and design.  Diverse expertise allows for deeper integration of content.

  • Orientation Leader - Provide new hire instructor training and orientation.  Ties to all areas of college allows for richer level of support for new instructors (internal networking).

New York Academy of Art
Graduate School of Figurative Art

​2003 - 2013

 

  • Director of Continuing Education - Managed all aspects of 400+ student program with 20 instructors.  Created robust summer intensive program, liaised with local high schools for dual enrollment, developed off-site classes.  Responsible for hiring, registration, payroll, scheduling, and day-to-day operation.​

  • Instructor - Gateway/foundation courses - Absolute Beginners Drawing and Painting as well as Introduction to the Figure.

 

 

Corporate Experience

1995 - 2003

 

  • Public Relations - Porter Novelli (Creative Supervisor) - Hill & Knowlton (New Business Consultant). Worked with numerous Fortune 50 businesses in the financial, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.

  • Investment Banking - Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns - Shift supervisor, new business for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as international banking (IBK).

Skills

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Corel Draw

Corel Video Studio Ultmiate

MS Word

MS Power Point

MS Excel (guru level)

Moodle (developer)

Blackboard

Course Sites

Arduino

Raspberry Pi

Drawing

Painting

Sculpture

Fishing

Organic Gardening (really)

Languages

HTML/CSS

Python

C++ (for Arduino)

American English (with questionable grammar)

Education
Capella University
Ed.D. - Teacher Leader Digital Transformation

Anticipate Completion Sept. 2018​

Oxford University - Ruskin School

Postgraduate Residency

2003

New York Academy of Art
MFA - Pedagogical Studies Elective

2003

School of Visual Arts
MFA - Illustration and Design

2001

Art Students League of New York
Classroom Assistant for Peter Cox N.A.

1995 - 2003​

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