Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Year Up - Atlanta, GA                                                                                 2015 - present
Information Technology (IT) Instructor/Volunteer

Technology Training and Instruction

Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA                                                            2013 -2015
Independent Consultant to the Professional Excellence Program

Professional Development/Technology Integration Workshops

Advise and consult on technology acquisition and implementation

Clayton State University, Morrow, GA                                                               2010-2015
Center for Instructional Development/Faculty

Established the Academy For Online Course Development. Lead developer, administrator, and evaluator for the Academy.

Faculty Developer for Online Teaching and Program Development.

Faculty: College of Information and Mathematical Sciences; Department of Education; Department of Music.

Consultant/Software Trainer – Learning.com, Portland, OR                                2009-2013

Provided on-site training in the use of learning.com educational products.

Adjunct Faculty, American Intercontinental University, Atlanta, GA                    2010-2011

Online Instructor, Technology/General Education

Instructor, Darton College, Albany, GA                                                             2009-2010

Developed course entitled Web-based Tools and Applications for Educators.

Assistant Professor, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY         2005-2009

Along with my regular teaching, scholarship and service responsibilities, I successfully:

designed and implemented an ePortfolio Assessment Tool (software);

served as a co-leader for a new online M.Ed. program;

established a Computer Learning Center at Redwood Rehabilitation Center;

chaired the COE Technology Committee;

provided instructional technology consultation services to local school districts;

administered a Moodle-based online learning management system and provided technical support for Blackboard®;

authored new online courses in Web 2.0 Technologies;

authored an interactive online quiz program for the Kentucky Real Estate Commission;

taught undergraduate and graduate technology courses (online, blended, face-to-face);

served on editorial boards for the Journal of Special Education Technology and AERA; and,

published/presented two peer-reviewed articles and six conference (international/national/local) presentations.

Assistant Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS                                   1999-2005

Along with my regular teaching, scholarship and service responsibilities, I successfully:

received funding for more than $1.3M in educational grants;

developed the TEC-e program providing technology training and support to faculty;

provided technology professional development to the North East Kansas Educational Resource Center (NEKESC) for 4 years;

started a technology leadership strand for doctoral students in educational technology;

served as a technology consultant to public schools, ThinkWave Educator®, and Edge Enterprises;

chaired the SOE Technology Committee;

chaired an accreditation committee (North Central Association Commission on Schools)

authored new doctoral level courses in educational technology leadership;

taught undergraduate and graduate technology courses (online, blended, face-to-face);

invited to participate in the ISTE National Forum on Educational Technology Standards for Teachers;

served on editorial boards for the Journal of Special Education Technology and AERA;

and, published/presented 10 peer-reviewed articles and 15 conference (international/national/local) presentations.

Instructor, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV                                 1995-1999

Along with my regular teaching responsibilities, I successfully:

authored undergraduate and graduate courses in technology;

designed the prototype model for a Learning Management System (LMS) – TheDigitalClassroom.com;

designed a software program to capture user (time-dependent) data for the Educational Psychology dept.;

taught undergraduate and graduate technology courses;

and, published/presented two peer-reviewed articles and two (national) conference presentations.

Site Technology Coordinator                                                                             1996-1999

Administrative and teaching responsibilities:

administered technology budget, inventory, and policy development.

introduced new course (music technology) and provided user support/training for technology to teachers and staff.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Plan staff development/training as needed.

Establish Technology Policy (AUP, Technology Plan)

Assure adherence to the technology standards and district technology policies.

Apply for technology grants.

Served on the Clark County School District Technology Committee.

Coordinate the integration of technology into the curriculum.

 

Public School Teacher                                                                                       1981-1996

appointed principal conductor of the Las Vegas Youth Symphony.

served as the Concert Band Director, Jazz Band Director, Marching Band Director and Mentor teacher.

EDUCATION

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV (1999)

Ed. D. Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Technology; Instructional Design.

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (1981)

M.M. Orchestral Conducting; graduation with honors.

Chapman University, Orange, CA (1979)

B.M. Music Education

BOARDS/ORGANIZATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS

Year Up Greater Atlanta - IT consulting (2015 - present)
Wilshire Estates HOA – Board Member (elected) (2011 – 2014)
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Heart Center Family Advisory Committee (2007 – 2010)
Plantation Pointe Master HOA – Board Member (elected) (2007 – 2009)
Erpenbeck Elementary School Technology Committee (2006 – 2010)
Junior Achievement Program Instructor (2007 – 2010)
Relay for Life Volunteer (2005 – 2010)
Erpenbeck Elementary School PTA – (2005 – 2010)
Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KYSTE)

AWARDS

Graduating Senior Faculty Recognition Letters (NKU)
Graduate and Professional Association (GPA) Outstanding Graduate Advisor (KU)
“Sandra Babich Award” for exemplifying the highest levels of Middle Level Education (LVUSD)
“Excellence in Education Award” in recognition of extraordinary and lasting contributions to education in the Clark County School District. (LVUSD)
“Certificate of Appreciation” presented by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education for contributing to the preparation and development of educators. (UNLV)

SKILLS

Extensive knowledge of instructional design theories, pedagogical methodology, accessibility guidelines, copyright and professional practices.

Expert level experience with CMS/LMS systems, authoring tools (SCORM, Adobe web/course design, Video/Audio design, Web 2.0, etc.) and operating systems (Mac/PC).

Excellent communication, organizational, time management, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

Able to envision, design and deliver professional development.

Extensive knowledge of technology integration and technology innovation with application in educational settings.

Extensive knowledge of web design and user-interface theory. Founder/Owner of SiteTEC Website Design Services.

Apple Teacher Certified

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/drstevensmith
Web Page: http://thedigitalclassroom.com
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