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Work History

Nov 2013Present

Senior Instructional Designer

Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Project Management: LMS (Canvas) pilot project, migration, training, and transition
  • Trained and supported Canvas pilot faculty members and user group members
  • Canvas support; train Helpdesk staff
  • Assist faculty in quality course design or redesign and development
  • TaLK (Teaching and Learning Knowledge) Center member and contributor – Group designed to promote excellence in teaching
  • Curriculum development: Best Teaching Practices for Faculty, How Learners Learn, Blended Learning, Online Teaching & Learning, Large Lectures
  • Develop instructional materials for faculty & students
  • LT Expo (Annual Conference)- Collaborator and presenter
  • Research emerging instructional technologies & teaching best practices
  • Evaluate learning technologies and support faculty implementation
  • Faculty consultations
  • Learning space design
  • Design, develop, and teach professional development sessions
  • Interview committee member for Director of User Services position
Jan 2014Present

Online Adjunct: Computer Technologies and Cyber Crime

Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Computer crimes
  • Law and prosecution
  • Case studies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Computer concepts
  • Investigative tools and practices
  • Computer forensic analysis
  • Motive of perpetrators
May 2008Nov 2013

Coordinator of Instructional Design

Farleigh Dickinson University

Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology

  • Assisted faculty members in designing their online and blended courses; Instructional Design; Met with groups of faculty to design and develop courses (program level)
  • Course design and development
  • Designed, developed, and taught specialty faculty sessions
  • Selected faculty development session ideas, developed outlines and materials, and taught sessions
  • Provided training and support for faculty incorporating technology into their teaching and learning
  • Provided assistance for faculty transitioning to online teaching
  • Created training materials
  • Kept on top of the latest emerging technology and pedagogy trends
  • Presented at faculty and student orientations
  • Columnist for the Adult Education newsletter
  • Annual TNT conference planner and presenter
  • Designed and taught staff training (annually)
  • Encouraged faculty to incorporate technology in their teaching and learning
  • Continued professional and personal learning through my Personal Learning Network (PLN), webinars, conferences, etc.
  • Learning Management System feedback and evaluation
  • Assisted with Learning Outcomes Assessment documentation
Jan 2011May 2011

Adjunct- Computer Sciences & Engineering

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Digital Media Publishing

  • Desktop and digital multimedia publications and presentations
  • Interactive multimedia authoring
  • Digital audio production
  • Scalability
  • Digital newsletters
  • Journals, blogs
  • E-publishing
  • Audio, image and video processing and compression
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Business strategies; case studies
  • Special topics, future trends in digital media
Sep 2008Dec 2008

Adjunct- Silberman Business College

Fairleigh Dickinson University

MIS: Technology in Business Communication


  • Computer Concepts
  • Problem-solving techniques
  • Presentation and spreadsheet design
  • Software applications including: Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • Business Communication tools: Internet, RSS, Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking Sites
Sep 2007Jun 2008

Technology Instructor

William Paterson University Center for Continuing Education

Taught Microsoft Office Courses (2003 and 2007) including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Nov 2007Jan 2008

Internal Trainer

StayinFront, Inc.

Created user guides, manuals, job aids, tip sheets, and scripts for internal training; maintained Training Department website; Created CBTs using Camtasia and Hypersnap

Feb 2005Sep 2006

National Retail Manager Sales Assistant

iSi North America, Inc.
  • Assisted National Sales Manager and Sales Representatives in daily responsibilities including writing sales reports, filling sample requests, creating sell sheets, writing and editing documents, new customer set-up and follow-up
  • Attended tradeshows; set-up and conducted product demonstrations for vendors, developed contacts and established working relationships with clients, vendors, and buyers; introduced and sold new products to buyers
  • Contributed ideas to new product development

Jan 2005Feb 2005

Freelance Website Editor

Sep 2004Dec 2004

Computer Course Facilitator

The Institute at Middlesex County College

Freelance facilitator of computer courses for employees of major companies

Nov 2003Jun 2004

5th Grade Teacher

Abundant Life Academy

Taught fifth grade Language, Reading, Math, History, Science, Spelling, Penmanship, and Technology classes (including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)

Apr 2001Nov 2003

Publications/Marketing Coordinator

First Index, Inc.
  • Prepared, edited and finalized material content of online and published industrial reference compendiums
  • Created advertisement copy for the private use of selected manufacturing members
  • Coordinated major marketing projects with the head of the Marketing Department
  • Updated and rewrote portions of company's sales representative training manual
  • Planned and coordinated tradeshows for sales representatives
Jul 2003Aug 2003

Freelance Website Content Writer

Sep 2000Dec 2000

9th Grade English Teacher

West Essex Regional School District

Taught ninth grade English classes


Jan 2008Dec 2009

Masters in Educational Technology

Boise State University
  • Masters in Educational Technology
  • Online Teaching Certification
Sep 1996May 2000

B.A. English/ Secondary Education Certification

William Paterson University of New Jersey
  • Dean's List, December 1999
  • Graduated with Honors; Completed the Humanities Honors Program, May 2000
  • Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Graduated with a Certification of Teaching in Secondary Education