Kim Monti

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Aug 1992 - May 1996
Goucher College
  • B.A. in Psychology with Honors, Minor in Sociology (Degree with Distinction)
  • GPA: 3.72, Dean's List
  • Psi Chi (National Honor Society for Psychology)

Work History

Work History

Instructional Designer

Apr 2012 - Mar 2014
Northern Virginia Community College, Extended Learning Institute

Worked with teaching faculty to design and develop quality online courses based on sound adult learning pedagogy and instructional design practice. Responsible for:

  • Assessing learner and instructor needs and providing targeted instructional support;
  • Designing appropriate learning activities that align with course objectives;
  • Developing multimedia learning objects that support learning activities;
  • Implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of learning solutions;
  • Planning, organizing, and leading professional development and training sessions including course design seminars, software demonstrations, teaching and learning workshops; and
  • Contributing to special projects that focus on the instructional affordances of Web 2.0 in online learning and design principles for mobile learning.

Instructional Technology Specialist

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012
Homeland Security Solutions, Inc.

Converted existing face-to-face courses and course materials for HSSI University’s online curriculum. Responsible for:

  • Established processes and procedures for the design and development of HSSI’s web-based and computer-based training;
  • Designed storyboards with HSSI’s Graphic Designer and created online learning objects using authoring tools such as Articulate and Lectora;
  • Provided consulting support to subject matter experts on integrating instructional technology in the design of online courses;
  • Identified hardware and software solutions for web-based instruction;
  • Investigated and solved instructional technology issues; and
  • Delivered face-to-face training in support of contract requirements.

Instructional Systems Designer

Feb 2011 - Jul 2011
Booz Allen Hamilton

Worked with government organizations to build new capabilities and increase workforce performance through competency identification and assessment, design, and development of learning programs, curricula, and delivery of education.  Responsible for:

  • Reviewing and assisting with revisions of web-based training created in proprietary rapid online content creation environment (ROCCE).
  • Developing and revising Captivate simulations for systems training course in ROCCE.
  • Designing activities and training materials for new hire orientation for Information Security professionals.
  • Conducting research for needs assessment with workforce solutions team.

Instructional Designer

Jul 2008 - Apr 2011
Northern Virginia Community College, Extended Learning Institute

Worked with teaching faculty to design and develop quality online courses based on sound adult learning pedagogy and instructional design practice. Responsible for:

  • Assessing learner and instructor needs and providing targeted instructional support;
  • Designing appropriate learning activities that align with course objectives;
  • Developing multimedia learning objects that support learning activities;
  • Implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of learning solutions;
  • Planning, organizing, and leading professional development and training sessions including course design seminars, software demonstrations, teaching and learning workshops; and
  • Contributing to special projects that focus on the instructional affordances of Web 2.0 in online learning and design principles for mobile learning.

Course Development Assistant

Jan 2007 - Jul 2008
Northern Virginia Community College, Extended Learning Institute

Supported instructional design team with design and development of web-based learning materials for college-level online courses.Responsible for:

  • Creation of web-based tutorials using Captivate; and
  • Integrity of course information provided on department web site and in Blackboard courses

Immersion Program Participant

Aug 2007 - May 2008
George Mason University

Participated in a team-based project as a part of the full-time graduate program at George Mason University.Responsible for the initial design and development of a virtual collaboration center for implementation through the Virginia Department of Education’s Training/Technical Assistance Center web site.  This included:

  • Conducting a performance analysis and an in-depth needs analysis of the current and desired collaborative environment, appropriate collaborative tools, web-based applications and software to enhance online delivery of training and technical assistance;
  • Creating personas and essential use cases for design prototype of user interface;
  • Conducting usability testing of synchronous web conferencing tool;
  • Facilitating team activities during Fall 2007 semester as team Project Coordinator;
  • Designing and developing support for online training development; and
  • Utilizing a variety of Web 2.0 technologies, including wikis, blogs, and social bookmarking, during the design and development process.

Executive Consultant

Jul 2006 - Nov 2006
Housing and Community Services of Northern Virginia, Springfield, VA

Assisted staff with daily organizational operations.  Responsible for:

  • Conducting staff training; 
  • Providing assessment and analysis on grant proposals, program reports, financial preparations, and special event fundraising; and
  • Providing guidance for process improvement to meet short term and long term organizational and program goals.

Executive Director

Jun 2005 - Jul 2006
Housing and Community Services of Northern Virginia

Directed daily operations of a community-based organization responsible for providing homeless prevention services to local communities.  Responsible for:

  • Working with volunteer Board of Directors to develop and evaluate long term administrative and service plans, annual agency budget, and financial, personnel, and program related policies and procedures;
  • Ensuring that administrative and program expenditures conformed to approved operating budget;
  • Maintaining financial accounts in accordance with agency policy;
  • Preparing grant applications and coordinating special fundraising efforts;
  • Supervising staff of four;
  • Administration of employee salary and compensation programs;
  • Developing and evaluating programs with staff; and
  • Ensuring that all services allow participants to achieve maximum self-sufficiency, stability, and access to available resources.

Project Associate, School Health Programs, Federation Member Services

Jun 2003 - Jun 2005
National School Boards Association

Managed information and technical assistance services offered through the School Health Programs web site and database of policies, articles, and training tools that assist local school districts with issues related to school health.  Responsible for:

  • Maintaining and enhancing department web site;
  • Supervising the work of the Research Coordinator and Project Assistant;
  • Development of an online course;
  • Production of news feed on school health issues;
  • Supporting school health presentation sessions at national and regional conferences;
  • Project management of a publication highlighting the school experiences of students living with HIV;
  • Preparation of a white paper with other national education organizations focusing on adolescent pregnancy and dropout rates among Hispanic youth; and
  • Assisting with writing and preparation of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grants.

Program Director

Jan 2002 - Jun 2003
Fairfax Partnership for Youth, Inc.

Ensured delivery of services for Partnership initiatives, which included the Support on Suspension Program, Fairfax Mentoring Partnership, Learning Circle Gang Prevention Program, and Middle School/After School Program.  Responsible for:

  • Facilitating policy and program review with Partnership Task Forces and volunteer board members to assure highest quality outcomes for initiatives;
  • Conducting marketing activities to promote Partnership mission and program objectives; and
  • Assisting with grant writing and budget development.

Restorative Justice Coordinator

Sep 2001 - Jan 2002
Prince William County Government, Clerk of the Circuit Court

Implemented court-annexed restorative justice program, which involved work with victims of crime, offenders, community members, and justice officials.  Responsible for:

  • Establishing policies and procedures for case management;
  • Recruitment, training, and mentoring new volunteers;
  • Maintaining program budget;
  • Collecting data to determine program effectiveness; and
  • Conducting restorative justice accountability conferences as needed.

Information and Referral Specialist

Jul 2001 - Sep 2001
Prince William County Government, Department of Social Services

Conducted initial interview with applicants for local assistance and/or services.  Responsible for:

  • Obtaining necessary information to determine eligibility for both income maintenance and social services programs;
  • Calculating feasibility of filing a formal application for assistance;
  • Providing applicants with information about programs within the agency, as well as other community services and resources; and
  • Providing emergency services when necessary.

Coordinator of HIV Early Intervention and Prevention Planning

Oct 1999 - Jul 2001
Delaware HIV Consortium

Managed the HIV Prevention and Early Intervention projects at the Delaware HIV Consortium.  Responsible for:

  • Training and facilitating HIV Prevention Planning committee and appropriate working groups in conducting, analyzing, and reviewing needs assessments and other data related to prevention activities;
  • Developing policies and procedures to provide a smooth and successful transition through a new planning process for Prevention committee members; and
  • Supervising the coordination of the Sunrise Project, a statewide mobile community health initiative designed to increase the number of at-risk individuals tested for HIV.

Victim/Witness Coordinator

Dec 1998 - Oct 1999
Cecil County State's Attorney's Office

Ensured compliance with the requirements of the Maryland Victim's Notification Procedures law.  Responsible for:

  • Providing assistance to victims and their families with restitution including requests to the court and the submission of claims for financial assistance to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board;
  • Assisting victims in the preparation of written or verbal impact statements for consideration at sentencing; 
  • Referring victims to social service agencies, counseling, and other community resources; and
  • Providing explanation and orientation to court proceedings.

Juvenile Counselor

Dec 1996 - Jan 1998
Department of Juvenile Justice, Cecil County

Provided probation, intake, and aftercare services for referred youth.  Responsible for:

  • Conducting pre-disposition investigations and submitting reports to the court concerning youth involved in the juvenile justice system;
  • Investigating appropriate community-based programs for adjudicated youth;
  • Initiating referrals to long-term residential placement; and
  • Monitoring youths’ progress within community-based and long-term residential programs.

Additional Professional Experience

2010

2009

  • Presenter, ELI Student Success Meeting, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA.  Student Interaction.
  • Presenter, Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA; and New Horizons Conference, Virginia Community College System, Roanoke, VA. Designing Effective Online Discussions.
  • Presenter, Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA; New Horizons Conference, Virginia Community College System, Roanoke, VA; and Innovations in E-Learning Symposium, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Working together at all levels: A Look at Successful Implementation of Online Collaboration.
  • Poster Session, Innovations in E-Learning Symposium, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Practical Applications of Web 2.0 Tools.

2008

2005 – 2006: Member, Community Planning Committee, Community Planning Collaborative on Homelessness; Local task force with the goal of preventing and ending homelessness in Fairfax County, Virginia.

2005 – 2006: Member, South County Leadership Council; Committee of non-profit leaders from organizations serving the Route 1 area of Fairfax County, Virginia.

2001 - Peer Technical Assistance Liaison: Invited by the Academy for Educational Development in Washington, DC to provide peer technical assistance to the Connecticut HIV Prevention community planning group.

2001 - Presenter, Community Planning Leadership Summit in Houston, TX: Provided an overview of HIV Prevention community planning in Delaware for workshop at annual national planning conference.

Software

Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Live Meeting; Blackboard; Camtasia Studio; Adobe Captivate; Articulate; Lectora; Dreamweaver; Adobe Connect; Adobe Presenter; Centra; Respondus; Fireworks