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Work experience

Aug 2004Present

Business and Computer Teacher

St David Public Schools

High School Business and Computer Teacher - Dual Credit Instructor - Online/IndependentLearning InstructorDeveloped and taught introductory to advanced level courses in eCommerce, webpage design,business marketing, digital/online yearbook, computer applications, and Computer Maintenance A+Certification. Participated in articulation meetings with Cochise College staff to incorporate dualcredit courses in Computer Operating Systems/Repair (07), Business Marketing (08), and WebPage Design (10) into my curriculum. I offered and taught CIS 140 and CIS 260 to my computerrepair students, BUS 145 to my marketing students, and CIS 185 and CIS 287 to my web pagedesign students. My marketing and web page design classes are currently offered as blended/hybrid classes via WebStudy.

2001Present

Computer support, software, hardware, and low voltage installations

Computer Cowboys

President/Manager

  • Contracted network administrator/computer support specialist. Supported over 40 small businesses, including the City of Benson
  • Managed successful small business with four employees
  • Optimized available resources for projects by establishing and organizing in-house development processes to ensure resulting products met the needs of the company
  • Provided computer advice and technical support to consumers and small businesses
  • Trained and provided technical support for clerks and supervisors
  • Demonstrated high quality, results-driven, prompt, and professional customer service and support to instill confidence in technical advice and directions. Installed, configured, and updated server-based applications, including accounting systems and records databases.
19942001

Computer Teacher

Benson Public Schools

Computer TeacherDeveloped lesson plans that met varied student needs, evaluated and assessed children'sdevelopment, and implemented study methodologies to enhance children's progress. Attendedteacher in-services and staff meetings, maintaining strong relationships with fellow staff andadministrators. Created computer education curriculum, taught computer application, keyboardingand repair classes, and maintained over 100 Windows and Macintosh workstations. Provideduser support throughout the District. Developed and conducted district technologyemployee training program.

19992001

Associate Faculty - CIS

Cochise Community College

Computer Science Associate FacultyTaught introductory computer courses including, Introduction to the Microcomputer (CIS 116) andIntroduction to Operating Systems (CIS 140).

19981998

Software Specialist

Arizona Electric Power Cooperative

Software Specialist Intern - Information ServicesCreated and maintained company web pages for Intranet. Created installation instructions and disks for retail ISP Cooperative customers. Conducted employee training on basic computer and Internet skills.

Education

20062007

Masters Degree, Information Systems

University of Phoenix

Applied information systems theory and principles to address real world business opportunities andchallenges. I used innovative digital materials to understand the role of business systems within theorganization, to understand and apply the principles of systems analysis and design, to analyze andevaluate information technologies, and to create project, risk, and information systems strategicplans. Learning was entirely managed online, which I thoroughly enjoyed. U of P's online deliverysystems was excellent due to its strong hands-on, project-based method of instruction.

2001

Associates Degree in Computer Network Management

Cochise Community College

Learned the fundamentals of network administration: including, operating systems, computerapplications, computer and printer repair, networking essentials and field experience. Earned UNIXAdministration and Computer Troubleshooting certificates

1993

Teacher Certification

Prescott College

Completed requirements for Arizona K-8 Teaching Certification

1990

Bachelors, Major: History, Minor: Mathematics

University of Arizona

Bachelors Degree in HistoryMinor in Mathematics

1987

Civil Engineering/Mathematics

Pima Community College

Civil Engineering and Mathematics transfer program

Portfolio

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References

Mark Battaglia, PC or AnnRoberts, PCBattaglia and Roberts LawOffices167 E. 5th StreetBenson, Arizona 85602(520) 586-2292Karen JohnsonCity Clerk, City of Portland1048 Hwy 259Portland, TN 37148(615) 325-6776

Jeanie MangoldFormer Director of BensonCampusCochise Community College5464 S. Civano BlvdTucson AZ 85747(520) 393-3422

Mark YoungDatabase AdministratorNorthern Arizona University8065 Donna CircleFlagstaff, AZ 86004(916) 599-2799

Cindy DamronMiddle School TeacherSt David Public Schools215 W Merrill DrSt David, AZ 85630(520) 221-0257

Ron GoodmanTechnology DirectorSt David Public SchoolsP O Box 70St David, AZ 85630(520) 661-0199

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Movies

  • Princess Bride
  • Forest Gump
  • Silverado
  • Disney/Pixar movies
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Field of Dreams
  • Star Wars

Authors

  • Tom Clancy
  • Lee Childs
  • Jeff Shaara
  • Terry Goodkind
  • Dave Barry

Hobbies

  • Cavalry reenacting
  • Living History
  • Playing games (board, roleplaying, card, computer)
  • House remodeling
  • Sports (Playing and watching)

Television Shows

  • Andy Griffith Show
  • NCIS
  • Cheers
  • Seinfeld
  • Flip This House
  • FireFly
  • Monk

Sports

  • MLB (Indians and Diamondbacks)
  • College(U of A) baseball, football, basketball and softball

Summary

I have a diversebackground in education, technology and online instruction that meets therequirements to become a faculty/staff member of your educational technology department.Throughout my career I have been known as a quick learner, self-starter, and a dedicated worker. Ihave demonstrated my ability to handle a variety of tasks effectively and deliver on deadlines. AlthoughI work well independently, I am equally comfortable working as part of a team. I am a versatile andanalytical thinker with strong interpersonal skills. I have experience teaching website design andstandards. I am currently teaching 4 hybrid/blended marketing and computer dual credit classes withWebStudy. I also have extensive experience in working successfully with all learners regardless ofexperience, backgrounds or ethnicity.

With many years of experience in educational technology, I am confident I will make a significantcontribution to your institution. What makes me different from other applicants?

  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Experience with both fully online and blended learning environments
  • Currently teaching 4 hybrid/blended marketing and computer classes using WebStudy
  • Have demonstrated poise and confidence while speaking and presenting
  • Easily establish excellent rapport with others
  • Positive experience managing a team of computer professionals
  • Ability to plan, oversee, and complete projects in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of Blackboard, Moodle, WebStudy, JICS, and U of P online management system
  •  Have been responsible with providing professional educational staff development
  • Quickly identify needs and problems, and then provide solution
  • Ability to integrate instructional technologies into productive and effective learning environments
  • Experience with Windows 95 to Win 7 and Macintosh 7.5 to X operating systems

I have extensive experience as an educator of youth and adults, but I’m extremely excited aboutworking with adult learners again. The two most rewarding jobs that I’ve ever had were when I workedas a calculus tutor at Pima Community College and as an Associate Faculty Instructor of ComputerScience at Cochise Community College.

Detailed on my resume, you will find a solid background in teaching, staff development and technicalsupport. I believe this background provides the necessary experience you require. I would welcome theopportunity to speak with you in person about my career possibilities with you. Thank you for yourtime and consideration.