CV

Skills and Abilities

  • Develop web sites with JavaScript, CSS, MySQL, and PHP (17 years)
  • Work with Web and Document Accessibility (7 years)
  • Instruct others to develop web pages with various software applications (13 years)
  • Instructing and Advising on accessibility techniques (7 years)
  • Develop and deliver Instructor Led Training (ILT) classes in Accessibility (7 years)
  • Test and remediate web sites for accessibility against WCAG standards (7 years)
  • Fluent in HTML, XHTM, HTML5, CSS, PHP, MySql, JavaScript, WCAG 2.0, AIRA
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (since 2004)
  • Adobe Certified Associate for Dreamweaver 8, CS6
  • Microsoft Office Master Instructor (2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000 Windows Versions)
  • VBA, VB6, Visio, Project, Camtasia, Captivate, CA PA
  • MS Sequel Server, Oracle Server, Access Databases

Experience

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST I – IT SERVICES TRAINING TEAM [August 2008 – Present]

  • Delivering MSU Outstanding Experience Instructor Led Training on Database Design, Web Design, Accessibility, Cascade Server, Active Directory and other MSU applications and Programs
  • Developing accessibility best practice documentation
  • Developing accessibility testing “How to” manual and checklists
  • Developing new MSU courses as needed (NCRS, Cascade Server, Accessible Web Design, HTML5 and ARIA, and others.)
  • Developed and support the IT Services Admin Database
  • Serve on the MSU Web Accessibility Working Group
  • Serve on the Accommodating Technology Café
  • Assist campus community with issues on accessibility
  • Serve as 2nd and 3rd level support for issues with MS Office, Cascade Server, Active Directory, and accessibility
  • Help develop an accessible Word template and syllabus template
  • Co-chair of the Web Dev Café
  • Developed the 2013 version of the IT Services Actions Plan

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST I – HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY [January 2008 – August 2008]

  • Supported the Health Team EMR Oracle Database
  • Updated and supported interface proxies between MSU, Sparrow Hospital, and Ingham Hospital
  • Completed Pulmonary Function Test interface from Sparrow Professional Building and MSU
  • Completed the Docutrak 8 upgrade to allow use of Document Management over Citrix Presentation Server

NEW HORIZONS COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER – END USER TRAINER [May 2005 to January 2008]

  • Instructor of end-user application software ranging from Windows 2000 operating System to web development with HTML, Adobe Dreamweaver, Crystal Reports, and Project Management
  • Instructor of the technical tracks of COMPTIA A+ and Net+
  • Developed customized training plans for customers as requested, and delivered the courses

TRIALON CORPORATION – ELECTONICS TECHNICIAN (CONTRACTED TO GENERAL MOTORS) [June 1993 to July 2004]

  • Served as program manager for the Warren Tech Center Office Automation System Communization Project
  • Set up laboratory testing system from installing OS and loading specialized software for data acquisition
  • Performed duties as the central focal point of repair for all PC and network problems in the development lab
  • Trained individuals to use desktop applications, (MS Office, Auto Cad, Lotus Notes, and VBA)

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (USAF) – ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN [June 1985 to June 1993]

  • Tours of duty in Korea, Japan, Germany, Persian Gulf * Veteran of Operation Desert Storm
  • Honorable discharge in 1993 * Maintained all Ground to air communications equipment
  • Maintained combat ready state for world wide deployment * Served as Safety NCO for unit
  • Served as Health and Safety Chairman for local American Red Cross
  • Instructor Trainer Cognate for First Aid and CPR