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Interest

technology, assessment, writing, career development, fitness, travel

Background and Experience

Career development professional specializing in assessment, occupational information, technology, writing, teaching, training, webinars, and program evaluation. Experienced at the federal, state, and local levels in the public and private sectors.Author:

Job Seekers Online Goldmine: A Step by Step Guidebook to Government on No Cost Webtools

What Do I Like to Do?: 101 Activities to Identify Interests and Plan Careers

3 ASVAB Test Preparation Books (McGraw-Hill); 4th in progress

Several short pieces for Military.com and Career Convergence

Several journal articles, monographs and technical reports

ASVAB Career Exploration Program materials and program structureEditor: Measuring Up: Assessment Issues for Teachers, Counselors, and AdministratorsPresenter: state and national conferences

Trainer/Teacher: Career Development Facilitator Program

Work experience

Jan 1998Present

President

Sage Solutions

Consulting in career development. Online learning, Career Development Facilitator Instructor. Writing of career development content.

Sep 1998Sep 2001

Executive Director

ACT
Led a group of 40 programmers, occupational experts, technical assistance personnel, IT professionalsm, and customer service representatives in the development of a career guidance program and an online assessment program.
Jun 1989Sep 1998

Manager, ASVAB Career Exploration Program

US Department of Defense

Initiated the ASVAB Career Exploration Program used in thousands of high school by nearly a million students each year.  Program assisted student in determining their characteristics and matching those to the characteristics of occupations.

Education

B.S. in Comprehensive Earth Science

Northern Illinois University
19771979

EdD

Nova Southeastern University
19711973

EdS

The University of Georgia
19691970

MEd

Texas A&M University

Career Convergence Articles

Career Developments Articles

Online Courses

Skills

Technology
Designed and developed webinars for US Department of Labor. Developed online courses on O*NET, Working in the Green Economy, Hidden Gems Incorporated technology into the Career Development Facilitator Program
Career and Educational Assessment
Assessment Specialist for the Delaware Deaprtment of Public Instruction Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator for the DoD Dependents Schools Incorporated various assessment into the ASVAB Career Exploration Program Created 5 books that are assessment related Former Member and Chair of the Joint Committee on Testing Practices Co Chair and/or memeber of groups that have created professional assessment standards
Career Development
Created the ASVAB Career Exploration Program for the US Department of Defense. Created the Career Office at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna, Italy. Certified Career Development Facilitator Instructor including e-learning certification.
Writing
Have written well over 100 articles, technical reports, books, and magazine articles.

Certifications

Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing University

Career Development Facilitator Instructor e-learning

National Career Development Association

Career Development Facilitator Instructor

National Career Development Association

Distance Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore County