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To obtain a VIRTUAL internship as an Instructional Designer, E-learning Specialist, or Performance technologist position that will utilize and challenge my knowledge in Instructional and Performance Technology


Instructional Design…Performance Improvement…E-Learning….
Adult Learning….Social Learning….Web 2.0…Blended Learning..
Rapid Elearning Authoring Tools..Evaluation & Assessments


  • 4+ years experience applying elements of instructional design (ID) and ADDIE to middle grades science curriculum
  • Demonstrated work history characterized by an ability to handle pressure and creatively solve problems, analyzing situations and developing viable solutions and/or alternatives while maintaining the highest levels of customer service.
  • Ability to successfully manage and prioritize projects from conception to completion and within deadlines
  • Engineering background attests to problem solving and analytical abilities, as well as the dexterity to interpret, develop, analyze, and implement ideas
  • Excellent consulting skills, i.e. critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, and influencing
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships
  • Ability to think and work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, technical writing)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, self-motivated, and quick learner
  • Proficient with rapid e-learning development tools to create and launch online content


Boise State University, Boise, Idaho,  Aug 2009-Present
  • Masters of Science in Instructional and Performance Technology, GPA: 3.9 of 4.0
    • Course of Study
      • -Foundations of Instructional and Performance Technology
      • Principles of Adult Learning
      • E-Learning Principles and Practices
      • Evaluation Methodology
Upcoming Summer 2011: Dreamweaver and Rapid E-Learning Development
Instructional and Performance Design Skills:
  •  Experience with performing evaluation methodology in order to evaluate the effectiveness of  instructional or performance improvement programs.
  •  Demonstrated ability to effectively apply principles of adult learning, learning styles, and various instructional design approaches and processes
  • Learning technology, including the use of authoring tools and social media
 Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (May 2004)
  •  Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering


  Cedar Creek Middle SchoolYoungsville, NC
6th grade Science Teacher, 2004 –2009
  • Used elements of Instructional Design (ID) to guide instruction: develop curriculum, plan lessons (learning objectives and learning activities), develop assessments and use formative and summative evaluation to guide instruction
  • Worked as part of a professional learning group  to discuss and implement best practices in teaching
  • Created student-centered hands-on lesson plans that follow the 5E format (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate)
  • Incorporated educational technology  into science classes to prepare students to be 21st century learners
  • Assisted in science curriculum review, in particular the evaluation and revision of the general education curriculum with the goal of integrating computer-assisted instruction (CAI) with traditional classroom-based methodologies in order to create 21st century learners
  • Provided technological support to teachers looking to implement Web 2.0 in their classrooms
Summer Research Assistant,  2002-2003
  • Worked in research and development as part of a bioengineering research team
  • Responsible for preparation and presentation of written and oral technical reports
 Major project:  “Toluene bioconversion to p-hydroxybenzoate by fedbatch cultures of recombinant Pseudomonas putida”
Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport,  TN
Engineering  Co-op,  2000-2002
  • Worked as part of a team in the development of chemical processes, process design and optimization
  • Responsible for research, technical input and reporting for a variety of chemical engineering projects
  Major projects:        
-Plasticizer, Additives, and Compounds (2000)
-Coal Gasification Process Improvement (2001)
-Polymers Manufacturing Engineer (2002)


President, 2004-2005
  • Established working relationships with corporate businesses and alumni for leading to student recruitment, education, funding, and networking opportunities
  • Revamped meetings to include education in professional development, economics, and social responsibility, significantly improving member involvement and engagement
  • Increased membership by over 500%
  • Successfully eliminated organization debt and increased financial surplus to over $5,000
  • Originated Georgia Tech’s 1st Annual Black Leadership Conference, providing students the opportunity to connect and network with alumni and corporate businesses and attend academic and professional development workshops
 Georgia Tech Women’s Leadership Conference, Atlanta, Ga                 Workshop Co-chair, 2003 and 2004
  • Worked as part of a team to identify and recruit workshop presenters from a variety of fields, including business leadership, entrepreneurship, and professional development
  • Secured workshop venues
  • Served as conference facilitator and resource to workshop presenters and attendees


MS Office Suite                                         Advanced
Adobe Acrobat                                         Proficient
Adobe Captivate                                     Proficient
Adobe Flash                                               Basic Knowledge
Web 2.0 tools                                            Proficient
Adobe Acrobat                                        Proficient
Photoshop                                                  Basic Knowledge
Camtasia                                                      Proficient
Dreamweaver                                           Proficient
Articulate                                                    Proficient

 Member of the eLearning Guild, ISPI, and ASTD