Worked under a Title III grant and Department of Energy grant with state technical college(s) to identify workforce development and educational needs to increase employability skills and knowledge in the field of electrical power and smart grid technologies (including renewable energy sources).
Contract work with growing Professional development/training company to develop and teach Business Leadership and Executive Leadership training courses. Extensive background teaching policy, customer service, and leadership/management courses in the corporate environment.
10+ years of corporate training and adult (post secondary) education experience.
Research completed including adult students in general educational programs.
Doctorate of PhilosophyPost-Secondary and Adult Education
Master of ScienceEducation; Training and Performance Improvement
Bachelor of ScienceBusiness Administration
Director of Curriculum Development
Department of Energy (grant) for Pratt Community College
Director of Technology
Title III Grant position with Pratt Community College
American Family Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Responsive Teaching: A study of adult basic education programs.
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
Kansas Adult Education Association
Introduction to Organizational Behavior
This course is aimed at the characteristics of human characteristics and the impact on management and resultant organizations performance level. It covers and reviews personality, motivation, values, stress, leadership skills, power bases, and communication theories and practices.
Adult Basic Education
Wichita Area Technical College
Reading, Writing, Math
Provide face-to-face instruction to non-traditional adult students (general education courses). Prepare students for workplace employability by incorporating life skills instruction to the course curriculum.
Manage student assessments, maintain accurate records of achievement scores.
Effective Communication, 10/01/2007
This presentation discussed effective communication concepts, techniques, and characteristics related to personal insurance (auto/home) policies and claims processes.
Introduction to Policy, 10/01/2007
This training presentation was presented to state area insurance agents and staff and included training lessons and activities related to basic policy understanding (home/auto).
Basic Transformational Leadership, 05/15/2006
This training presentation was provided to a small group of professionals at the University of Phoenix (Wichita, KS) campus and covered the basic/fundamental concepts of transformational leadership and presented in conjunction with The Role of Leadership
The Role of Leadership, 05/15/2006
This training presentation was provided to a small group of professionals at the University of Phoenix (Wichita, KS) campus and covered the fundamental concepts of leadership and presented in conjunction with Basic Transformational Leadership