I hold Canadian and UK citizenship. I have been legally employed in Canada, United States and Japan.
As a Learning Specialist, I'm experienced in training, management, instructional design, and establishing and maintaining good client relationships. Below is a summary of these strengths.
✓ Lead non-local trainer for Train-the-Trainer Institutes across Canada.
✓ Guest lecturer in graduate and undergraduate level courses.
✓ Trained medical writers in writing for eLearning.
✓ Teacher K-12 in Quebec, Ontario, California and Japan.
✓ Trained (one-on-one coaching and at community gatherings) rural communities in California.
✓ Trained new hires in the library sciences, IT and travel industries.
✓ Lead instructional designer for classroom based training.
✓ Production manager for eLearning training.
✓ Chair, National Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium 2011.
✓ Project manager of non-local “train-the-trainer” institutes across Canada.
✓ Manager of community education teams across California.
✓ Team leader of a community education program in rural California.
✓ Over 12 years of experience in designing face-to-face learning.
✓ Systems training expert.
✓ Designed storyboards for eLearning.
✓ Redesigned eLearning for mobile (iPad) learning.
✓ Assisted clients in developing training needs analysis tools.
✓ Designed and implemented a community education program that continued years after my departure.
✓ Foster client relationships while managing scope creep as an instructional designer.
✓ Virtual concierge for high net worth clients travelling around the globe.
✓ Awarded “key to the valley” for outstanding community development by building relationships between people, communities, corporations and federal agencies.
✓ Served patrons as an acting reference librarian.
✓ Designed effective online communication between myself, my students and their parents.