After a family relocation to South Carolina, I returned to school and graduated with a 3.95 GPA from Converse College with a Masters of Arts in Teaching (with certification in 7-12 Mathematics).
During my undergraduate studies at Vassar, I also spent 3 tri-mesters at Dartmouth College within the 12-college exchange program. During this time I had the opportunity to study under John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz (the co-authors of the BASIC Programming Language. I also met Fred Brooks who was the author of "The Mythical Man Month", the classic software engineering book whose basic premise is "adding manpower to a late software project makes it later".
Led and managed department of over 60 part-time and full-time faculty teaching online statistics and advanced mathematics. Scheduled 3 simultaneous tracks of 15-25 sections of classes in Statistics and Mathematics. Responsible for faculty communication, classroom preparation, curriculum development, and support organizational initiatives in School of General Education.
Developed multimedia-rich online courses in Business Mathematics, Intro to Statistics, and Discrete Mathematics including lecture material, discussion questions, instructional videos, student projects, and online quizzes.
Taught a number of courses in online eCollege/Blackboard environment, resulting in a very high student rating (4.7 out of 5.0) as well as promotion to Assistant Department Chair.
Training and staff development (K-12) related to instructional use of computers and computerized systems within assigned schools and BOCES. Coordination of planning for technology integration of the assigned school districts and BOCES in the areas of teaching, learning, and administrative environment. Requires NYS certification.Teacher Web Page: http://www.atticacsd.org/webpages/ageraci/
Software Project Manager - Xerox North American Order to Collections (NAOTC) Unit. Responsible for planning, executing, and tracking the development, delivery, and support of custom applications within the Oracle 11i ERP/CRM Application Suite. Managed over 40 software developers and successfully delivered a major, cross-organizational software release involving 3 different stakeholders. Also served as XCAMS Technical Project Manager, Xerox Business Services Information Management. Responsible for planning, executing, and tracking the development and delivery of the “total solution” for XCAMS V4 and managing the post-launch support of XCAMS V2.3
First hired in 1995 as a contract software developer through Tobin & Associates, I worked with a cross-functional team of users, developers and managers to develop PromoVue, a client-server application used by Marketing Services to manage nearly $50 M in marketing promotions and POS (point-of-sale) items. PromoVue provides tracking for each individual element and handles any necessary state regulatory compliance. Promovue showed a documented savings of $750,000 and permitted Marketing Support to handle a 35% increase in workload without additional headcount.
I converted to full-time employment at Canandaigua Wine in 1997 and then served as a leader for all client/server development activities.
Developed and Supported computing needs for Medical Dept of pharmaceutical research company. Developed Oracle/Powerbuilder client-server application (ClinTrack) for planning and tracking clinical trials at Burroughs Wellcome Co. Worked in team environment to build, test, and deploy application in 19 countries. (Powerbuilder V4, Oracle V7). Company merged with Glaxo in 1995, now known as GlaxoSmithKline.
• Accomplished online and face-to-face Educator with demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and relate to a diverse student population while maintaining high interest and achievement. Consistently maintain excellent relations with students and faculty. Self- motivated with strong planning, organization and leadership skills.
•Innovative Educational Technologist with ability to create authentic, engaging and creative student materials using a variety of multimedia techniques such as videos, podcasts, case studies, and Web 2.0 applications.
Experienced online and face-to-face educator:
Looking for opportunity to teach online or develop curriculum for distance education.