Work History

Work History
Jan 1990 - Present

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Eastern Florida State College

I worked at three Eastern Florida State college  campuses: (I took leave for a year to have a second child.) Just click on the name of the college to visit the site or on the PDF document if you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader to view this resume.

1. Cocoa Campus: Spanish Adjunct Instructor and also Spanish Language Lab Specialist.

2. Patrick Air Force Campus: Spanish Adjunct Instructor ( This campus closed after the 9-11 incident.)

3. Melbourne Campus: Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science and presently as an tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science.

Aug 1985 - Jun 1988

Teacher of English and Spanish

Brevard County Public Schools

Taught at 3 different schools throughout Brevard County, these are: ( Just click on the name above to visit the Brevard County Public School's site or if you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader to view this resume, please click here to visit it.)

1. Cape View Elementary School in Cape Canaveral: taught before and after school Spanish clases.

2. Roosevelt Middle School in Cocoa Beach: taught before and after school Spanish classes.

3. McNair Middle School in Rockledge: taught 6th, 7th and 8th grade English classes.

Education

Education
Jan 2010 - Jan 2013

Ed.D.

Northeastern University

I just finished doctoral level course work on Dec. 8th, 2012 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA  and defended my dissertation successfully on June 11th, 2013. The title of my dissertation is "Examining the transition to a four-day school week and investigating post-change faculty/staff work-life balance: A community college case study." I attended hooding and graduation ceremonies on Sept. 20-21, 2013.

1990 - 1993

MS

Florida Institute of Technology

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1975 - 1978

BA

University of South Florida

Apparently, now the name of my prior major of Criminal Justice was changed to a major of Criminology. Just click on the name of the college to visit it's website or if you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader to view this resume, please click here to visit it.

Objective

I just finished doctoral level course work on Dec. 8th, 2012 at Northeastern University in Boston, MA and defended my dissertation successfully on June 11th, 2013. The title of my dissertation is "Examining the transition to a four-day school week and investigating post-change faculty/staff work-life balance: A community college case study." I will get hooded/graduate on Sept. 20-21, 2013. I plan to continue working in my current position, present about my dissertation topic at conferences and try to publish in some education practitioner journals.

Additional Educational Pursuits

I have also attended the following colleges and corporations:

The Universities are:

1. Univ of Central Oklahoma : Completed a 3 credit graduate level class in Visual Basic.net.

2.University of Central Florida : Completed various graduate level classes in the Education field.

3. Univ of Maryland Univ College: Completed a 3 credit graduate level class in Multimedia and the Internet.

4. Ball State Univ: Completed a 3 credit graduate level Technology Education Seminar.

5. Florida International Univ: Completed a 1 credit graduate level class in Geographical Information Systems.

6. University of Wisconsin: Completed a 3 credit graduate level class in Integrating Technology in Education.

7. Inter-American University: Completed my first year of undergraduate studies.

The Corporations are:

1. IBM Red Hat Alliance: I was awarded a certificate for completing the Red Hat Linux System Admin 1 + 2 course.

2. Sun Corp: I was awarded a certificate for completing a Java Programming Language Course.

Curriculum and In-service Projects

During my teaching career at Eastern Florida College,  I have created new classes for the Computer Science department, created a summer computer applications class for kids and even created and led faculty in-services for my college.

The following is a list of of these activities:

1. Developed and taught a two week summer computer applications program for kids. The class was offered as part of the Eastern Florida College Super Summer Fun Camps program for children. Many educational programs that were popular at the time were used. June 1995

2. Developed and taught a 1 credit hour undergraduate class titled: "Introduction to the Mac". August 1995

3. Developed and taught a two hour faculty workshop titled:  "Maximizing Your Mac". Jan 1996

4. Developed and taught a two hour faculty workshop titled:  "Introduction to Windows 95". Feb 1996

5. Created and taught a new 3 credit hour introductory programming class titled: "Principles of Programming" (Collaborated with professors from four Eastern Florida College campuses to create it.) June 2003

6. Created and taught a 3 credit hour class titled: "Web Programming Languages". August 2004

7. Created  and taught two 3 credit hour undergraduate level Unix courses for Eastern Florida College titled: "Unix Fundamentals"  and "Unix System Administration". Fall 2006

8. Worked with another professor to revise the course described in item # 6 above. We decided to create two classes under this subject titled: "Server Side Web Programming Languages" and "Client Side Web Programming Languages". Spring 2006

9. Due to the fact that few students were signing up for the advanced Unix class in item # 7, I decided to consolidate the most important parts of the two classes and create a new class. I also named the class: "Linux Networking and System Administration". Fall 2007

10. I created and taught a two hour faculty workshop titled: "Creating Better PowerPoint Presentations" to present at an Eastern Florida College faculty conference.

Textbook Review Project

Spanish Translation Project

Computer Industry Certifications