Education and Training


  • Masters of Education, George Mason University, 2000, Instructional Technology
  • Math Courses, Northern Virginia Community College, 1991 – 1993
  • B.S. Business, Virginia Tech, 1984, Majors in Finance and Marketing

Professional Development

Below is a list of professional development events in which I have participated. The scope of my technology skills is not limited to what is listed here. I am self-taught in many technologies. Please see Instructional D3 for more information.

Project Management Training:

  • Information Systems Project Management by Padgett-Thompson
  • Performance Measurement Information System
  • Managing for Productivity by Organizational Dynamics
  • Introduction to Costpoint Seminar, Deltek
  • Price H, HL, M, S Models, Price Systems
  • Project Planning and Control Systems Staff Training
  • CAS/FAR/CAS Disclosure Statement Course

Communication and Human Resources Training:

  • Communication Dynamics of Men and Women
  • Communication and Counseling
  • Making an Impact: Women in Organizations
  • Managing Personal Growth
  • Employee Relations

Technical Training:

  • Drupal Deep Dive into Module Development by Lullabot
  • Drupal Module Development by Zivtech
  • PHP for Drupal by Zivtech
  • PHP and MYSQL Training by Webucator
  • Articulate Presenter, Engage, QuizMaker
  • Maximizer Customer Relationship Management System
  • SCORM Briefings by Carneige Melon and Advanced Distributed Learning
  • Introduction to Macromedia Dreamweaver Ultradev, Westlake Internet Training
  • Introduction to ASP for New Programmers, Westlake Internet Training
  • Fast Track to Cold Fusion, Fig Leaf Software (1999)
  • JavaScript for New Programmers, Westlake Internet Training
  • MA Access I, II, and III, Computer Instructors Corporation
  • Networking: Introduction, NVCC Continuing Education
  • Courses/lessons in the following:
    • Toolbook
    • Authorware
    • Hypercard
    • Photoshop
    • ‘C’
    • BASICA

Presentation, Design and Planning Training:

  • Instructional Design for New Designers Workshop by Langevin Learning Services
  • WebCT Train-the-trainer by WebCT
  • Microsoft Mentor Program Training by Microsoft
  • Powerful Business Writing Skills by National Seminars Group
  • TQM Tools and Techniques
  • Continuous Improvement Process – Benchmarking, Measurement, Awareness, Process Analysis, and Tools and Techniques
  • Train-the-trainer by TRW
  • Graphic Facilitation by Sibbet and the Grove Consultants International
  • Presentation Skills by CQ Enterprises, Inc.
  • Presentations Skills, Employee Relations
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