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Dynamic facilitator, trainer-of-trainers, and curriculum developer in education, technology, and business/NGO marketing with experience (domestic and abroad) creating stimulating and interactive learning experiences for learners of all levels/ages by tailoring curriculum to learners’ needs through use of formal/traditional teaching methodologies alongside non-formal engaged learning techniques.


[arrow_list]Led client meetings as part of project planning and design.
Facilitated one-on-one and group sessions for university faculty and students to orient them to hardware and software used to produce multimedia presentations, lessons, and projects.
Presented to staff through formal and informal sessions on device trends, capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses as part of strategy planning.
Presented at countywide teacher meetings on non-formal teaching techniques, using multimedia in the classroom, and classroom management in Romanian and English.
Led training-of-trainers sessions on HTML, CSS, WordPress/Blogging, and Powerpoint for library advocacy and agency/NGO promotion using internet technologies in Romanian and English.[/arrow_list]
Curriculum/Lesson Design
[arrow_list]Developed a curriculum used by county and local libraries throughout Romania to teach Web Design/Development technologies to staff and library patrons.
Created lesson plans for TEFL classes for adults and youth that produced a marked increase in English proficiency, particularly in conversational English.
Developed materials for new hire training that reduced training time by 33%.
Designed training materials for software and equipment for staff, faculty and patrons at a large university.[/arrow_list]
Creative Work
[arrow_list]Designed user interfaces for corporate intranet sites.
Project lead and designer for Peace Corps Romania website.
Produced print and email collateral templates for business partner use.
Designed the logo used by the Romanian office for the Peace Corps 50th anniversary.[/arrow_list]


[arrow_list]Curriculum Designer/Trainer/TEFL Instructor, Peace Corps, Romania | 2009 – Present
Web Developer, MarketSource/IBM, RTP, NC | 2006 – 2009
Technical Support/Product Specialist, MercuryMD, RTP, NC | 2004 – 2005
Lab Assistant, NCSU Digital Media Lab,Raleigh,NC | 2003 – 2004
Customer Service Representative, Sports Endeavors, Hillsborough, NC | 2003 – 2004
PowerPoint/Web Consultant, NCSU Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning | 2003 – 2004
Web Designer, RTCi, Cary, NC | 2000 – 2002
Customer Service Engineer, Interpath, Morrisville, NC | 1999 – 2000
Customer Engineer/Hardware Repair Technician, ARC/Hewlett-Packard, Cary, NC | 1997 – 1999
Technical Support Representative, CDI/IBM, RTP, NC | 1995 – 1996[/arrow_list]


[arrow_list]B.S., Business Administration (Marketing) – North Carolina State University. Raleigh, NC[/arrow_list] [/two_third] [one_third_last]


[arrow_list]Instructional/E-Learning Systems
Interactive Learning Methodologies
Curriculum Evaluation and Design
Classroom Management
Team Teaching/Mentoring
Presentation Development and Delivery
Adult Learning Strategies
Staff and End-User Training
Multimedia Instruction
Computer Training
WordPress Administration/CMS
Graphic Design
Windows/OS X
Adobe Creative Suite
IT/Web Content
Romanian Language Proficiency
Cross-Cultural Communication