Work History

Work History

Director of Instructional Technology

Georgian Court University

·Created a SWOT Report to facilitate and implement future online program sustainability strategies.

·Designed a 3 year strategic plan for online program growth.

·Designed a protocol to meet federal 508 compliance and Middle States College accreditation standards.

·Managed Educational Technology staff and training of regular and adjunct faculty.

·Head Administrator of Learning Management Platform (LMS).

·Developed a strategic process to select a new LMS system and implemented a 24 month transition plan.

·Developed Quality Matters standards for course design, rubric, assessment and content delivery.

·Managed and selected teams for Educational Technology equipment, software selection and purchases.

·Identified course intellectual property issues and provided solutions for university ownership.

CEO

N-Struction LLC
CEO, Training Director / Curriculum Designer  N-Struction LLC

E-Learning industry

·Put strategies in place to achieve the company’s vision and mission to include, sales, project implementation and future growth.

·Organize to implement the process and guide all the projects activities using a definitive process.

· Build relationships, business as well as individual.

. Supervise and Lead in the development of custom curriculum content authoring for various organizations and training programs.

. Research and select appropriate software tools to meet customers delivery and training objective.

. Guide organizations through a strategic process that focuses on leadership expectation and outcome alignment.

Police Officer - Retired

Red Bank Police Department
  • Police Investigator
  • Detective Division Officer
  • Patrol Division Officer
  • Police Instructor
  • Crime Prevention Officer

Developed special programs such as the police bike patrol unit in 1995, which has continued to be one of the most productive and cost-effective methods of community patrol.

Click the link below for a current news review on the Red Bank Police Department's, Bike Patrol program. 

Red Bank Police Patrol Report (Bike Patrol)

Developed the local police juvenile anti-drug curriculum and blended its theory with that of the National Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

May 2010 - Present

Curriculum Designer

Mercer County Community College

Distance Learning Program Designer

Develop a curriculum protocol to transition the college’s adult learning department from a traditional on site curriculum delivery format to a blended model, containing both on site and distance learning components.

Content Developer

Develop course specific distance learning content for inclusion in all adult and ESL curricula.

Staff Training

Organize curriculum and train faculty to instruct courses using a blended learningmodel.

Administrative Function

       Develop the adult education departments distance learning and technology policy and procedures.   

       Design and implement a data management protocol. Develop methods and train staff to function under a

      uniformed curriculum content creation and publishing protocol.Verify and adjust the distance

      learning program to meet or exceed funding and administrative technology requirements.

      The current program has over 335 students enrolled in over 17 classes, working from a curriculum

      database of over 300 courses.  

Please seePDF's for programdetails and program success:

Mercer County College ABE/GED Overview

Mercer County College ESL Overview 

Feb 2007 - Present

Program Manager

Business Access
Prison to Communities Program, Newark- Trenton- Clinton, NJ, 2007-PresentDeveloped a trainingprotocol and institutedtrainingforinstructorsatthe distance-learninglabs located at the Edna Mahan StatePrison,Bo Robinson AssessmentCenter and the KintockGroup. The program served over 800clients thatcompleted a combined 4,600 multi-coursecurricula, 45,695 individual courses and logged over 35,200 participationhours. Please see PDF's for program details and success: Early Findings from the Prison to Community Project Rutgers University Outcome Report on Prison to Communities Program OpportunityReconnect Essex County College, Essex-Mercer-CamdenCounties,NJ. 2008-20010 Developed and implementedtrainingprotocol forCollege administrationand instructedemployees on using a proprietarydatabase managementsystem.During the trainingtransitionover4,000 clients enrolled in the systemand over2000 referralsand completed services were recorded in the database. Please see PDF for program details and program success: Opportunity Reconnect NJ StateDepartmentofParole,StateofNJ, 2009-2010 Developed and implementedtrainingprotocol foradministrationand officerson a custom-designed database managementsystem for parolies. NJ StateDepartmentofProbation,StateofNJ, 2009-2010 Developed and implementedtrainingprotocol foradministrationand officerson a custom-designed database managementsystem for probationers. Project FORGE, State of NJ, 2009-2010 Developed and implemented training protocol for administration and FORGE case mangers on using a proprietary database management system. Over 500 clients served in this program. Click on blue link for more information about project FORGE Rutgers Universities Report on Project FORGE  The United Way of Greater Union, Union, NJ, 2008-2009Developed and implemented training protocol for administration and staff for transitioning from a physical file management to a custom-designed server database management system. Over 2,700 clients enrolled into this program with nearly 4000 services completed. Family Success Center - Newark Now City of Newark, NJ, 2009-2010 Developed and implemented training protocol for administration, support staff and case managers to transition them from using a paper based physical filing system into using a proprietary digital-server database management system. The system enabled 13 individual Family Success Centers that had no access to common data in the past to share data, generate state required reports,  jointly manage families, service providers and client services. The transition took approximately 8 month and during this time the database began with zero clients. Upon completing the project the organization had hosted nearly 20,000 clients and logged over 25,000 completed services in the database. Please see PDF for program details and program success: Family Success Centers - Newark Now Newark Public School - Alternative Education, Newark NJ. 2008-2009 Trained teachers, staff and students in the use of a proprietary virtual high school program designed by Business Access. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark NJ.  Designed a New Jersey Institute of Technology & Business Access Internship Proposal for the Nicholson Foundation of Newark, NJ. 2009. The program successfully hosted 6 masters level computer technology students that worked jointly with the Business Access technology development department to gain experience in technology design and real world product implementation experience.   Home-Based Distance Learning Program, NJ-CT-CA-TX, 2007–2010 Trained and supported state, county and privately owned Workforce Board Managers and Case Managers in the use of a proprietary home-based distance learning vocational training system.  Please see PDF’s for program details and success: Homebased Distance Learning
1995 - Present

Athletic Trainer - Sports Specific Training Consultant

Certified Personal Trainer

Independent certified athletic trainer  serving over 300 recreational, college and semi professional athletes. 

Area of specialty:

  • Sports Kinesiology
  • Weight Training
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Plyometrics
  • Safety
  • Injury Prevention
  • Alternative Injury Training Methods 

National Federation of Professional Trainers, Certified Personal Fitness Trainer since 1996. Held the position of authorized New Jersey Certification Exam Proctor for the Nation Federation of Professional Trainers, proctoring many NJ certification candidates.

Monmouth & Ocean County Adult Education School, Tinton Falls, NJ. 2004 Taught a four week personal training certification course for adults. After completing the course candidates were prepared to take the national personal training examination.   

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Career Prep Academy Program Director

Union County Community College

Career Prep Academy Director

Developed successful career preparatory program, created memorandums of understanding for partnering agencies, negotiated grant funding, hired and trained instructors and staff, established curriculum, maintained budget and coordinated daily operations.

This was an 8 week contracted position: June-August 2010, Union County College, Elizabeth, New Jersey. The program was successful and outcome results superseded the grant funding requirement enrolling 55 students with 25 receiving national retail certifications.Additionally the programwas completed being approximately 50% underthe allotted budget.

May 2005 - Feb 2007

Lead Teacher - Educational Technologist

Community Education Centers
  • Designed two studentcomputer traininglabs totaling45 computers using open source softwareand freeware.Effectivelymimicked a windows operatingsystemcomputer environmentwith the usage ofzero proprietarysoftware.
  • Designed curriculum and trained staffin various technologyusage ranging from security equipmenttocomputers.
  • Managed instructorstaff working with difficultpopulations(incarceratedstudents)
  • Managed General EducationPrograms and GEDTestingwith an average of65 enrolled participants.
  • Evaluatedteaching staff.
  • Managed a closed server Distance Learning Program foradult basic education remediationand basic computer skills. Averaged 25-30daily participants.
  • Managed Prison College Programs - Successfullyenrolling many offendersinto onsite college programs or upon pending release, assisted with enrollmentinto traditional community and statecollege programs.
  • Assiststudentsand potentialcollege studentswith developing an academic portfolio.
  • Secure-ManagedSystems– Visitedthe Securmanagedtechnologycompany in PittsburghPennsylvania. From the informationreceived during the week in Pittsburgh, successfully developed and implementeda stafftrainingtransitionprotocol forthe SecurManage System.
  • Trained employees, studentsand staffin report writing,introductiontocomputer basics, Advance Computer Usage-SoftwareApplication Installations,MicrosoftWord, Excel and Power Point.

Education

Education
Jan 2007 - Apr 2010

Doctorate

Fielding Graduate University

Dissertation

Educational Technology in the Classroom (Click link to view)

Final GPA 3.9

Areas of Study

Distance Learning

Educational Technology

Nontraditional Education

Action Research

Leadership and Change

Structural Inequality

College Administration

Aug 2006

MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATION

American Intercontinental University

Final GPA 3.88

Areas of Study

Academic Educational Design Theory

Curriculum Evaluation

Student Assessment

Corporate Training Development and Design Theory

Corporate Training assessment and Evaluation

2004

MASTER'S DEGREE IN ACUPUNCTURE / BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

Tri-State College

Areas of Study

Acupuncture Physical Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Five-Element Theories

Meridian Pathways

Chinese Medical Terminology

Anatomy Physiology - Advanced

Pathology -  Advanced 

Internship

Clinical Internship, Sydney Hillman Clinic, New York, NY. 

Dual Degree Program MS and BS awarded

In this highly concentrated 4.7 years program two degrees were awarded. 

  1. Master's of Science - Acupuncture
  2. Bachelors of Professional Studies
May 2001

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Excelsior College

Primary focus of academics:

Criminal Justice

Sociology

Business

Science - Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology

Professional / Business Professional Certificates

  • From Corrections to Work: Helping Ex-offenders to make the Mental Shift, Garden State Employment & Training Association 2008
  • Program Management, Mindleaders 2009
  • Microsoft Word 2007, MindLeaders 2009
  • Microsoft Power Point 2007, Mindleaders 2009
  • Microsoft Excel 2007, Mindleaders 2009

Custom Curriculum Content Designed

This list is a small reflection of curriculum that I have created for specialized programs.

Distance Learning for Educators

Distance Learning for the Student

Computer Basics

Computer software Applications

Computer hardware Applications

Microsoft Product Training

Workforce Development

Personal Development

Adult Basic Education

Nutrition

Fitness

Organizational Management

Customized Staff Training

Standard Procedural Training

Report Writing

Youth Drug Awareness

Parent Drug Awareness

Conflict Resolution

Youth Self Esteem

Personal Safety

Introduction to Biology

Crime Prevention

Various Law Enforcement Related Courses

Green Living

Affiliations

  • New Jersey Association for lifelong learning
  • Fielding Graduate University Alumni Association
  • Excelsior College Alumni Association
  • American Intercontinental University Alumni Association
  • Pilgrim Baptist Church
  • Certified Open Water Diver -PADI
  • NJ-SKI, United Brotherhood of Skiers

Unique Administrative Qualification

5 years experience in mid tolarge scale stafftrainingcoordinatingforsoftwaresystems

implementation

Distance Learning Courseware

15 years experience in distance learning technologyandevaluation.

Prison Re-EntryTraining

5 years experience designing trainingprograms forthe Ex-offenderand the special needs associated

with community and family re-integration.

WorkforceTraining

4 years experience implementingtrainingprograms forTANF,WIA,GAand other funding resources for

youth and adult dislocatedworker programs.

Published Work

Presentations

Panel Member

Technology’s Tipping Point: Integrating Technology Enabled Learning into Workforce Development The Sloan Center on Innovative Training and Workforce Development (ITWD), Fourth Annual National Summit, Washington DC, 2007. Sponsored by Rutgers University. 

New Jersey Association for Lifelong Learning (Presenter)

Adult Education for Prisoner Re-Entry, Monroe Twp. Convention Center, Monroe NJ, 2010 

Union County College (Presenter)

Plan for Workforce Academy Workshop - Teaching Adults and the Re-Entry Population, Union County College, Elizabeth NJ, 2010

Profile

  • Experienced educational leader with high level expertise in guiding large and small agencies to meet successful training objectives.
  • Specialized knowledge in e-learning protocol, learning management systems software and course creation tools.
  • Extensive program leadership expertise in solving problems related to administrative and student issues encountered when delivering various traditional and distance learning formats .
  •  Highly experienced designing and delivering academic development programs to under served communities and the Ex-Offender population.
  • Doctoral dissertation: Educational Technology in the Classroom  (Click on blue link to view)

Objective

I am a results driven doctoral level educational leader with a proven history of success. I am seeking work withan academic or training developmentprogramin the collegiate,non-profit, law enforcementor private sector.I am willing totravel up to75% nationallyfora remotebased position.The ideal job will offera team environment,challenging work and growth potential. If a remote opportunity does not exist relocationwould be considered forthe right position.

Certifications

Certifications

Crime Prevention

Certified police Breathalyzer operation training

Breath Test Operator

New Jersey State Police Training Commission

Advanced Sobriety Training

New Jersey State Police Training Commission

Sobriety Detection

New Jersey State Police Training Commission

CLASS “A” POLICE OFFICER

New Jersey State Police Training Commission

Police Method of Instruction

New Jersey State Police Training Commission

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

NJ State Police
Mar 2013 - Present

Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods

Advanced Learning Interactive System
Mar 2013 - Present

DIPLOMA IN OUTDOOR AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDIES

Advanced Learning Interactive System
Apr 2013 - Present

DIPLOMA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Advanced Learning Interactive System
1996

Certified Personal Trainer

NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL TRAINERS
1992

Open Water Diver

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DIVING INSTRUCTORS