Work / Teaching Experience

  • January 2000 – April 2001- Rockman Al. Senior Evaluator
  • September 1998 – January 2000 Arthur Andersen Performance and Learning, Experienced Manager Member Assessment and Measurement Team, under the Performance Consulting Group. Projects were for internal Andersen clients and included areas such as: Andersen US or global initiatives (i.e., work life balance survey); Accounting and Tax (i.e. customer satisfaction, training evaluation using concept mapping); developing item banks for web based assessment systems; studying group merger and integration initiatives (SNA); assessing the implementation of a theoretical model of team interaction (SNA); and developing systemic, long term evaluation plans for complex, multi-product technology clients.
  • September 1996 -September 1998 Kentucky Institute for Education Research Director of Research
  • June 1993 – May 1996 Institute for Social Science Research, University of Alabama – Research Associate Coordinated and assembled all data on Alabama’s first Kids Count Project, as agency lead; worked with other Institute projects.
  • August 1989 – December 1990 Louisiana School Effectiveness Study, Phase IV Project, Project Coordinator/Researcher,  Louisiana State University
  • 1988 – 1989 Program Manager for the Progress Profiles Project (initial research on school level report cards). Louisiana State Department of Education
  • June 1979 – January 1982 Chapter I, Administrative Officer Louisiana State Department of Education
  • August 1978 – June 1979 Technical Assistant for Instruction (Provided professional development services on reading, in experimental project between State Department of Education and school districts to develop positive relationships through meeting district needs for worst case schools).

Teaching Experience

  • 1998 – 2008 – Northern Illinois University, DeKalb Il ;  Loyola University of Chicago,
  • 2010 -2017 – Davis and Elkins College, Elkins WV

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Elkins, WV, 26241

Phone: 630.650.9944