Edia Stanford Bruce

Edia Stanford Bruce


Aug 2011 - Aug 2011


Adult Community Education

Introduction to the field of Technical writing including how it differs from other kinds of business writing; MS Office Word 2010 "tricks" and "shortcuts" in document creation and management

1996 - 2001

Ed. M

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick
1972 - 1977


Norfolk State University



event and meeting planning

public speaking


Customer Service

educational course creation

Teaching and instruction

English language composition

Work History

Work History
Apr 2010 - Aug 2011

Administrative-Programs Assistant

Reston Interfaith/Stonewheel Village Apartments

Functions in two general capacities. First, as administrative assistant to the Residents Services Specialist, providing primary administrative support including record keeping, monthly report writing, programs calendar maintenance and various associated duties. Secondly, as a programs development and management assistant including research, planning, development and management of educational and service programming. 

Jan 2010 - Aug 2011

Prayer Ministry Leader

Career Network Ministries/MBC

Leads the team of volunteers who encourage, advise, comfort and provide positive input as they partner with members through phases of job loss and transition. Acts in inspirational and motivational role in weekly meetings.

Apr 2008 - Jun 2008

Adjunct Professor

Prince Georges County Community College

Instructor for general ability non-traditional class aspiring to either complete their education or become prepared for higher  education through earning the Maryland GED. Classes covered general mathematics, reading and language arts skills.


Writer/Editor Content Creation 

Career Reroute Notations

Employment in the years 2003-2007 included employment in elementary education and retailing.

2007-2008 Internet retail enterprise start up. Now closed.


  • lifestyle journalism
  • employee orientation training
  • continuity and marketing copy writing
  • educational program development and planning
  • information and resource writing
  • motivational / inspirational speaking
  • small event planning


Awarded Toastmasters International Competent Communicator; 2011