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Education

Mar 2008Jun 2010

Master of Science

Drexel University

Co-op Research Project: Bridging the Gap Between Academic Advising and Career Counseling

Work experience

Mar 2009Present

e-Learning Assistant

Montgomery County Community College

Project Management

  • Project manageron the "ACT 335 Project." This project is a college-wide project to update all ACT 335s to a five-year review schedule. I am responsible for three other colleagues. I have developed the process map for this project to be completed through Sharepoint and coordinate daily with my colleagues and IT to ensure timelines are completed.
  • Project Coordinatorfor Dual Enrollment project. I am in charge of creating the organizational workflow chart for Dual Enrollment. 
  • Coordinator for "Closing the Distance with  e-Learning." A yearly day of workshops hosted for faculty on the latest trends in distance education and information technology. 
  • Project Coordinator for the Catalyst 360 project. Oversee the implementation of the individualized certificate and degree program created specifically for the Catalyst 360 company.
  • Community Day Coordinator for Academic Affairs. I was responsible for ensuring faculty were assigned for workshops, assisted with the scheduling of events, event set-up, and participation during the event. 

Instructional Design

  • Collaborated with the Coordinator for the Center for Teaching and Learning to update the curriculum for the online faculty training course.
  • Co-taught the online faculty training course.
  • Work with faculty in the training course to develop their online course to meet Quality Matters standards.
  • Provide ongoing course maintenance
  • Provide training on current and new technologies.

e-Learning Marketing

  • Created an e-Learning marketing video using Garage Band and Keynote.
  • Developed the FAQs content for the college website.
  • Developed the new e-Learning online readiness quiz.
  • Collaborated with the student success center to have student success workshops recorded and made available online.
  • Coordinated and facilitated the creation of a generic e-Learning online orientation through Elluminate for faculty and students.

e-Learning Presentations

  • Educate students on e-Learning by presenting at student information sessions, individual classrooms, Open Houses, and New Student Orientation.
  • Offer live chats through the Admissions Office answering questions about e-Learning.
  • Assist faculty and students through one-on-one sessions on Blackboard and online tools for their success. 
  • Facilitated the use of Instant Messaging on the e-Learning webpage to provide exceptional, live customer service to current students, faculty, administration, and staff.
  • Disseminate e-Learning voice shots and target emails to all online students throughout the academic year.

References

Susan Darlington

“I have had the distinct pleasure of collaborating with Kim in the area of e-learning. Through our many projects and communications, she has demonstrated excellent organizational skills as well as outstanding leadership. Her knowledge in all aspects of e-learning is unsurpassed and she continually develops unique and efficient ways to enhance processes that lead directly to instructor and student successes in online learning. She exudes a strong sense of confidence, is extremely dependable, and can be counted on to honor her commitments in any situation. I sincerely recommend Kim for any position in the academic arena."

Dr. Joan Brookshire

"Thank you so much for all your help with faculty development day.  You are amazing!  Without you the day would not have run.  You bring great organizational skills to any activity and you are a delight to work with."

Sheri Mearhoff

“Kimberly is intelligent, hard working, and a great team player. She has superior organizational skills and is the "go to" person for projects involving technology. Kim's enthusiasm and innovative thinking is refreshing!”

Claire Kratz

“Kim is a dedicated and hard working professional. She is capable of balancing the many demands and details in an Academic Affairs area. Her technology skills and understanding of today's online student and the College's online programs, make her an invaluable asset to the institution.” 

Portfolio

Professional Development Workshops

“Knowing FERPA” (2010) – a workshop on the ins and outs of understanding FERPA

“Leading Change” (2011) – a workshop on how to be a leader of change through best practices

“Technology Conference” (2009, 2010, 2011) – an all-day event with multiple workshops on the latest technological tools related to higher education

Institutional Service Activities

Volunteer, Reach One to Teach One, Spring 2009

Underrepresented high school groups come to campus for a motivational speaker and workshops.

Mentor, Minority Male Mentoring Program, Spring 2011; Fall 2011; Spring 2012

Work with a student each semester to be a point of contact at the college and offer support in any way possible.

Committee Chair, Relay for Life, Spring 2011

Chaired with a student the “Ceremony of Hope,” for the Relay for Life, which was an overnight event raising

funds for cancer.

Volunteer, Welcome Week, Fall 2010

Volunteered in the welcome tents during the first week of classes.

Volunteer, Tour Guide, Fall 2010; Spring 2011

Volunteered as a tour guide for students visiting the campus.

Volunteer, Academic Program Advisory Kick-off, Fall 2009; Fall 2010

Assisted with registration and welcome table.

Volunteer, Graduation Ceremony, May 2010

Assisted with various functions during commencement. 

Committee Work

All-College Distance Education Committee

All-College Curriculum Committee

Academic Code of Ethics Committee

Deep Dive Task Force Committee

Information Technology All-College Committee

New Student Orientation Committee

Technology Skills

  • AdAstra (event scheduling)                                                                      
  • Blackboard 9.1 (learning management system)                                  
  • Datatel (reporting software)
  • Elluminate (web conferencing tool)                                                        
  • Live Classroom (web conferencing tool)                                              
  • MAC proficient                                                                                            
  • Moderate HTML
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Podcasts
  • School Dude
  • Share Point
  • Skype
  • Smart Boards/video conferencing equipment
  • Social Media tools
  • Visio
  • Webadvisor