Instructional Design Course, Genesee Community College Feb. 2011 Grade A
One semester course for implementing blogs, distance learning, online learning and discussion groups Blackboard learning environment being implemented at all SUNY colleges and universities
Developed system for online research and sortable notetaking, Taught workshops on the system which has now been adopted by many social studies and English professors at Genesee Community College
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS:
School Administrator/Supervisor (SAS) New York State 1999
Permanent New York State Teaching certificates English (1978) & Social Studies (1985)
C.A.S. Educational Administration SUNY Brockport NY GPA 4.0
M.S. Education SUNY Geneseo NY English 1981
B.A. English Ithaca College 1972
Academic Services International SAT/ACT Prep instructor 2012- present, have taught in Bangkok, Amsterdam, the Hague, Kuwait City, Basel, Mexico City, Dusseldorf, Viterbo, the Hague, Zurich, Beijing
Lake Country Echo, Livingston County NY. Editor-reporter Dec. 2015-present
Genesee Community College 1992-August 2016, Adjunct Instructor.
Teaching College Composition, Composition in the Sciences, Writing in the Humanities (Humanities course) and Educational Foundations. Also Regional High School Principal 1994-1997
Owner-operator VanZandt Farms, Livonia NY 1982-present
Wayland-Cohocton Central School 1982-2010 English (mainly) and social studies teacher, Grades 7-12. Retired.
Genesee Valley BOCES, Leroy, NY Summer school principal at various combined-school sites, 1998-2003 & 2006. English 12 teacher Summer 004 and Summer 2005.
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Exellence in Teaching Award, Genesee Community College 2006.
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship 1991 to study works of Geoffrey Chaucer
Eclectic interests including antiques, music, art, history, keywound clock collecting, books