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John Mahomet - Freelance Comic Art, Children's Book Illustration, T-Shirt Design, Creative Writing, & Illustration
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Worked with Disney, Looney Tunes, Hanna Barbera, other licensed characters. Worked for over 35 years as t-shirt designer and over 50 years as a cartoonist. I truly feel that as a cartoonist I try to have fun with my art. Today's "Dark Heroes" is getting a bit depressing. It's one thing to write and draw for supposed adults, but where did the fun in "the funnies" go? I do put adult...
Georgia, United States
Katie Pittman - Freelance Comic Art & Graphic Novel Art
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I am a sequential artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design. I draw, ink, color, write and letter comics. I also enjoy illustration and can draw/design creatures, environments, props, characters and other assets. I am capable in both traditional and digital mediums.
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Alyssa - Freelance Graphic Novel Art & Illustration
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Alyssa A. Ciaccio Alyssaciaccio.blogspot.com I'm a freelance Illustrator and Graphic Novelist with much experience in the field. Whether it's Illustration work for film, or Inking a graphic novel, my skills are fairly broad and adaptable. I graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in Sequential Art in 2011 and am working hard to keep my dreams of working as an...
Savannah, Georgia, United States
David Stoll - Freelance Comic Art & Graphic Novel Art
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Currently a Savannah based sequential artist working on freelance jobs and a book pitch here or there. I'm always open to new projects, so get in touch! Portfolio available upon request. NOTE: Though my portfolio is comic-based, I do have experience illustrating children's books, drawing caricatures and designing media for the web. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact me!
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Adrian Fox - Freelance Comic Art & Graphic Novel Art
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Freelance comic artist/illustrator available for comic projects, cover illustrations, portraits, and any other art-based needs. All work is completed digitally using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.
Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Stacy Hummel - Freelance Anime Art & Graphic Novel Art
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I believe in quality service with fast turnaround and great communication. With over ten years in the publishing industry- driven by a love and passion for art- I bring experience and quality to the table. I am a native U.S. English speaker, published graphic novelist, and founder of Bound Time Media Publishing in Atlanta, Ga.
Lithia Springs, Georgia, United States
Brian A Crowe - Freelance Animal Illustration & Graphic Novel Art
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Tucker, Georgia, United States

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XDX Productions - Freelance Television Production & Nature Videography
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Highly experienced manager, consultant and entrepreneur with leadership exposure to all functional areas: • General manager/ Owner of a medical billing, collections and healthcare consulting practice based on McKesson Medisoft platform and leveraging 25+ years of healthcare consulting to physicians and hospitals. • Joint ventured as an equity owner with an Inventor to manufacture, market, and patent promote a launch of a new product in the ski boot accessory industry. • Completed training in athletic agent with Sports Management World Wide, Inc. and serve as a sports agent with a license in the State of Missouri. • Served as a key consultant, decision maker and turnaround expert, on historic presentation of the first Hip Hop Concert in Branson, Missouri’s history in the face of significant controversy and opposition. • As a Board Member for a non-profit, conceptualize and implemented an alignment of the non-profit worth a major health system resulting in a complete financial turnaround. • Developed and successfully launched a film festival as a vehicle for encouraging film production in the Midwest and directed, produced and screened my first 24 minute short film in a highly publicized and followed Hollywood style film shoot at a major Midwest destination mall. • Developed and implemented full operation of a computer service and repair center servicing retail and business customers. • Lead and implemented successful high level information and computer technology engagements involving implementation of networked Razor’s Edge fundraising program, installation and implementation of a 40+ IP and analog video security surveillance system, set-up and wiring of 20+ station computer networks for independent retail centers for CORT furniture company, and implementation of full IT platforms and networks for a large educational institution. • Launched a start-up ergonomic furniture design and sales company and assisted in securing design patents and development of four new product lines. • Conducted a number of high profile physician project engagements with major health systems that involved merging of various pathology groups, development of integrated pathology and anesthesiology physician groups, and negotiation of innovative physician practice contracts. • Conducted over five merger and acquisition analyses and successful acquisitions of clinical and pathology laboratories for a number of major health systems in the United States. • Implemented state of the art calls center, IBM system 390-mainframe hardware conversion and digital documentation technology for the medical billing industry. • Designed, developed and implemented one of the first compliance plans for the third party medical billing industry resulting in successful avoidance of corporate criminal liability in a high profile OIG healthcare fraud case. • Reorganized the internal consulting operations for a prominent boutique-consulting firm to incorporate interactive and streamlined consulting sales presentations resulting in a significant increase in sales. • Developed and launched a proprietary physician merger and acquisition process that generated over $1 million dollars in professional fees and resulted in 100% success rate. • Presented, won and lead a consulting assignment to Boehringer Mannheim, Mannheim, West Germany, to develop a strategic assessment of the North American Robotic Laboratory division which ultimately resulted in its sale to SmithKline for over $5 billion. • Responsible for logistics and mobilization of a 150+ person crew and cast of the HBS off-Broadway show from Boston to New York City without incident and on-budget. • Conducted a complex tax basis project as a CPA/Tax Consultant for American Can resulting in tax savings of over $2 million. • Trained the rank of non-commissioned officer in the U.S. military at the age of nineteen and becoming the youngest officer in the ten-year history of the battalion. • Lead and motivated over 300 club presidents as elected Chairman of the Greater New York Explorer Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America for two consecutive years. Experience Jan 2006 – Present XD-X Management Kansas City, MO Consultant/Principal ? Medical biling and healthcare consulting practice. ? Sports Agent-State of Missouri ? General management and advisory for industry. ? Recent Project: Launch new Product in Ski Industry ? Recent Project: Launch first Hip Hop Nelly Concert in Branson MO ? Recent Project: Develop and Launch New Film Festival ? Recent Project: Establish a new Physician Practice in IR June 2007- Present SMWW, Inc. Kansas City, MO Athletic Agent Advsor ? Joined the award winniing Sports Management World Wide, Inc. as an Agent Advisor after completing extensive training in sports management. ? Licensed Athletice Agent State of Missouri April 2007- Jan 2008 Morgan Stanley Kansas City, MO Financial Advisor-Global Wealth Management ? Joined the award winning Global Wealth Management Group as a Financial Advisor to develop a financial planning and wealth management practice. ? Completed licensing as a registered stockbroker, investment advisor, commodities broker, annuity representative and insurance provider. July 2007 – Present Alphapointe Kansas City, KS Board Member/Strategic Planning Committee ? Board member for a Kansas City based non-profit focused on bereavement for children who have experienced the loss of a parent. ? Spearheaded a Strategic initiative to locate a strategic partner to address operating deficits and long-term needs that resulted in a strategic partnership with St. Luke’s Health System in a three month time frame. November 2006 – April 2007 Solace House Kansas City, MO Board Member/Executive Committee ? Board member for a Kansas City based non-profit focused on bereavement for children who have experienced the loss of a parent. ? Spearheaded a Strategic initiative to locate a strategic partner to address operating deficits and long-term needs that resulted in a strategic partnership with St. Luke’s Health System in a three month time frame. March 2006 – March 2007 American Artist Film Festival Kansas City, MO Founder/CEO ? Founded, implemented and completed a new film festival in Kansas City in joint venture with local area business which screened in September 2006. ? Directed and produced a short film production featuring a live shoot at the Legends retail complex as a promotional and integral part of the film festival resulting in the attraction of over 2,000 spectators. March 2005 – March 2006 Action Cut Filmmaking Seminar Ventura, CA Midwest Producer ? Develop market entry plan for launching an Action/Cut Filmmaking Seminar in the St. Louis and Kansas City Missouri region to serve Midwest attendee’s. ? Identify new market opportunities in the Midwest and develop relationships with key strategic constituents to enhance our reach of the potential market. ? Develop logistics for development of an Action/Cut Seminar offering in the Midwest region of the Unites States. Identify sponsors and alliances as needed to launch a successful seminar. ? Actively working on film scripts for independent films. Member of the Actor Training Studio, a professional actor training studio located in Kansas City that develops and trains professional actors and provides intense theatrical workshops. Dec 2003 –March 2005 BTSG, Inc. Overland Park, KS BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS GROUP, INC. CEO/Owner ? Developed joint venture to launch a service-focused technology solutions company offering integrated business solutions and consulting services. ? Responsible for business development, strategic visioning and planning and development of partnering arrangement with sister companies. ? Successfuly launched a new product lines for integrated technology solutions in POS solutions and integrated digital video surveillance technology. ? Develop and implemented successful regional Emerging Technology Seminars in coordination with major computer technology vendors (AMD, Intel, Foxconn, etc.) For motivating and educating dealers and resellers. Jan 2000 – Dec 2003 Computer Renew Kansas City, MO CEO/Owner ? Responsible for operations improvement, market position enhancement and day-to-day operations. ? Implemented focused service and product enhancements resulting in the addition of new product/service lines and entry into the large corporate technology market. ? Developed and implemented the creation of an on-site Interactive Computer Center comprised of 13 workstation and a T-1 trunk. ? Developed new service and product lines: i.e. technology consulting, web hosting, web page development and design, and technology products. ? Implementing a financing and expansion plan. Aug 99 – Jan 2000 Ergonomic Millennium Concepts, LLC. Kansas City, MO Chief Executive Officer /Consultant/ Founder ? Responsible for all aspects of starting up and launching a new patented product introduction in the ergonomic home and office desk and workstation furniture industry. ? Developed business plan, market entry strategy, financial/accounting systems, product pricing, product promotions, advertising, strategic alliances, strategic vendor relationships, product design enhancements, product testing, trade show strategy, sales initiatives, and developed and designed new products. ? Responsible for all accounting, financial functions and finance strategies. Researched cost structure elements and competitive financing models. Identified and secured start-up capital. 1995–August 1999 MX, Inc. Kansas City, MO Chief Executive Officer and Compliance Officer ? Increased sales by over 30% and improved net income while enhancing the companies’ market image and strategic positioning. Increased shareholder value. Executed a financial turn-around preventing financial distress. Full P&L responsibility for 30+ employees. ? Responsible for all financial strategies and initiatives. Implemented new financial reporting methods including automated reporting of Statement of Changes in Financial Position. Secured external financing and lines of credit. ? Developed full marketing and sales division and generated millions of dollars in leads. Developed new product lines to include data mining services, capitation and contract negotiation support, healthcare billing consulting and partnering agreements. ? Repositioned company in industry as a national premier provider of medical management and billing services. ? Reorganized operations, information technology and organizational structure to improve the company’s performance. ? Developed and implemented a comprehensive Compliance Program unique to billing agent status. Developed data mining applications for compliance and fraud detection and correction. ? Developed national presence and penetrated new national geographic regions to include St. Louis, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; Greater NY Metropolitan area and Norfolk, Virginia. ? Designed and implemented key organizational, operational and technological enhancements including introduction of digital imaging for document management with a significant improvement in productivity, migration to the latest IBM mainframe technology, establishment of sequel server/PowerBuilder front end capability, implemented TCP/IP to enhance system access, introduced new call center and voice mail telecommunication technology, reorganized use of facilities to improve space utilization by over 100% and developed key HRM initiatives to improve staff retention and satisfaction. ? Personally conducted two high-level physician integration assignments for pathology groups providing services to two prominent regional IDS’s with 100% success. 1992–1995 Chi Lab Systems, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI Principal, Director of Physician Services Division ? Introduced new physician service line resulting in new sales of over $1 million. Directed engagements in regional laboratory networking, hospital laboratory consolidation and hospital laboratory outreach programs. Conducted physician planning and operations engagements for independent groups and academic medical centers medical departments. ? Reorganized internal production, operations and business approach to reposition the company as a premier provider of consulting services. ? Managed over ten complex physician practice mergers and physician integration assignments with 100% success. ? Performed business valuations, joint venture planning, outsourcing assessments and new business plans for health care organizations. ? Time period with Chi Laboratory Systems includes one year of time with Total Solutions Management, Inc., a health care consulting firm, which I founded in 1992, as a result of the acquisition of the assets of this health care consulting firm. 1990–1992 APM, Inc. New York, NY Consultant, Health Care ? Directed hospital cost and operations restructuring programs for over 15 major Integrated Health Systems resulting in over $100 million in annual savings. ? Participated in large-scale participative management re-engineering projects at major Health Care institutions across the country. ? Conducted financial management of the management’s cost structure expectations and projections for the Launching of Lucille Packards Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, California. Conducted financial planning and budgeting for over 20 hospital division which resulted in the hospital achieving break-even in the first year of operation. ? Managed a number of Nursing Care and Ancillary re-engineering projects focusing on nursing model changes and work restructuring at Harris Methodist Health Systems, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Texas. ? Member of a hospital consolidation team which merged two 300-bed hospitals in Racine, Wisconsin. Conducted all cost restructuring efforts for a number of hospital departments using participate management techniques. 1986–1988 Coopers & Lybrand Stamford, CT Tax Associate, CPA ? Admitted to the Tax Department directly from an undergraduate program while attending Fordham Law School on the evening. ? Participated in a number of high profile special tax assignments including American Can tax basis analysis, tax services to a large information technology cooperative in the banking industry, conducted a business valuation in support of the sale of a major hotel and participated in a number of complex tax investigations and matters. ? Assisted in implementing computerized tax preparation software and improving the tax library resources for the office. 1978–1981 United States Army U.S.A.; W. Germany Non-Commissioned Officer; Paratrooper; Live-Combat Border Patrol ? Enlisted in the US Army at age seventeen resulting in an initial assignment to the 82nd Airborne Division Rapid Deployment Force in Fort Bragg North Carolina as a light artillery infantry paratrooper. ? Selected for assignment to an Armored Cavalry Unit on the West German/Czechoslovakian Border where as a Sergeant lead a live combat border patrol unit and conducted special border assignments with the West German border police. ? Awarded high level commendations for outstanding performance on leadership of high-pressure combat simulation exercises in West Germany. ? Promoted to Non-Commissioned Officer in two years with highest board results in ten-year history of unit and passed the Flight Warrant Officer examination. ? Appointed to Squadron Draftsman position directly reporting to the squadron commander and requiring top secret clearance. ? Lead thirty-six person live combat border armored patrol unit. Trained in anti-terrorist and riot control operations. ? Honorably discharged with outstanding military record after four years and was offered an opportunity to attend a West Point preparatory school. ? Attended private pilot training while enlisted resulting in over 200 hours of flight training including completion of all requirements for a pilot’s license. Cooperative Education 1981-1986 Cooperative Education Program ? Participated in the Pace University Cooperative Education Program and funded myself through college while employed for over 30 hours per week. ? Assistant LIFO Cost Administrator. Ciba Geigy Corporation. 1984-1985 Developed and implemented LIFO inventory strategy for pharmaceutical production inventory nation wide. Coordinated with plant management and financial teams to properly administer inventory costing. Education ? Assistant Office Manager. National Reporting, Inc. 1981-1983 Assistant office managers for a busy Wall Street court reporting agency. 1989-1990 Harvard Business School Cambridge, MA ? M.B.A. ‘90 - General Management. ? Awarded merit scholarship in both years of attendance. ? Served as Logistics Manager for the HBS Show and its performance on Broadway, New York City. Responsible for mobilizing the entire cast of over 150 and stage set to Broadway. 1982-1986 Pace University New York, NY ? B.B.A..‘86 - Concentration in Public Accounting. ? Awarded multiple merit scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate level. Professional Activities Licensed MO Sports Agent – Sports Management Worldwide, Inc. POWER Mentor with the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce minority business division. Creator/Presenter – Emerging Technology Seminars, BTSG, Inc. Kansas City, MO. January 2005; February 2005. January 2004 to Present. Actor Training Studio, Prairie Village, KS. Enrolled in professional acting and public speaking course including film production, commercials and theatre. Professional Commercial: Actor Training Studio Commercial airing January – December 2005. Cable network of Johnson County, KS. 1989-2000 Current C.P.A. License - State of Texas. Graduate – Global Leadership Opportunities for Business Executive (GLOBE) Program, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Member- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Guest Speaker - 1998 Clinical Laboratory Management Association: Billing Fraud. Guest Speaker - Baird, Kurtz and Dobson CPAs 1998 Health Care Group Conference: Profiling Physician Practices for Networking. Other Served as Chairman of the Greater New York Explorer Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America for over two years leading over 300 explorer clubs and attending the National Explorer Conventions. Violinist on the NYC Borough-Wide Orchestra which achieved winning position in borough-wide competitions culminating in a performance at the NY Philharmonic Hall. Interests Accepted and attended Fordham Law School, in the evening, for a semester before withdrawing to accept a seat at Harvard Business School. References Family Outings, Fishing, Golf, and Exercise. Available upon request.
Liberty, Missouri, United States
Janet Fowler - Freelance Grant Writing & Proposal Writing
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Resume Janet C. Fowler EDUCATION M.A. in Educational Leadership Grand Valley State University (1998) Elementary Administration Certification (1998) Michigan Elementary Continuing Certificate with Early Childhood (ZA) Endorsement (1992) B.S. in Child Development and Teaching Michigan State University (1974) Michigan Elementary Provisional Certificate with Early Childhood (ZA) Endorsement (1974) EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 8/07 to present: Owner/ Consultant Quality Training and Resource Planning Specialists, L.L.C. Harbor Springs, Michigan High quality grant writing, research based technical assistance and innovative training programs for schools and providers of early childhood, family services and parent education Past/Present Contracts (not inclusive) • Strategic planning: program assessment, development, and grant writing for : a) National AmeriCorp competition (2013; 2014); b) 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant competition ( 2011; 2012; 2013); c) Even Start Family Literacy Program (2007, 2009, 2010); and Workforce Development (2010) • Early Head Start Program Assessment and Evaluation: co-investigator with Dr. Robert Wertkin, RTS, in a review of processes, products and outcomes of a EHS program (2011, 2012); design, conduct and analyze surveys, interviews and group inquiries. • Professional development and training: presenting research based best practices, program assessment strategies and quality implementation indicators on multiple topics, including early childhood math, early literacy, family literacy, home-based instruction, parent involvement, and community collaboration. • Strategic planning: board development and funding research for the Church of God of the Twin Cities Rural Housing Initiative (2007-2008) 10/05 to 6/10: Trainer and Consultant (part time: 1 to 3 days per month) Michigan Even Start Family Literacy Programs, Technical Assistance Project, Carmen Ainsworth Schools, Flint, Michigan • Collaborate with other consultants to design and deliver technical assistance to support state funded Even Start programs in quality improvement • Serve as primary consultant for two sites; make site visits; co-develop improvement goals • Attend quarterly consortium meetings: November, February and May 6/06 to 8/08: District Grants Coordinator/Writer; Fine Arts Liaison (part time: 2 ½ days a week) Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Charlevoix, Michigan • Facilitate planning and author the submission of grants for Ameri Corp, Even Start, early childhood, fine arts and other areas for local schools and the Intermediate district • Facilitate needs assessments, align professional development and training, and collaborate with fine arts teachers (vocal and instrumental music, theatre, visual arts), the Intermediate district and the State of Michigan arts consultant; plan and schedule workshops and meetings • Co-develop evaluation plans (protocol, instruments, time lines) with program managers and outside evaluator for grant funded programs: early childhood, Even Start, Ameri Corp • Analyze data; assist in report preparation; co-develop quality improvement plans 6/94 to 6/06: Coordinator of Early Childhood Education (ECE) Programs & Grants (full time) Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Charlevoix, Michigan • Prepare, submit and manage government and foundation grants and contracts for early childhood, family literacy and after school programs • Hire and train intermediate school district early childhood staff • Provide leadership and supervision in program assessment and continuous quality improvement activities • Collaborate with staff from nonprofit organizations, state agencies, local schools and community leaders to design and sustain high quality programs • Assist local districts in implementation of best practices and adherence to state and foundation regulations and accountability 1/90 to 6/94: ECE Teacher, Home Visitor and Coordinator (full time: split over 3 positions) Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District, Charlevoix, Michigan • Taught four year olds “at risk” using both the MSRP classroom and home based model; supervised assistant teachers and other home visitors • Designed and implemented grant writing and funding campaign to grow and sustain early childhood family education programs Spring 2003, 2005, 2007: Adjunct Professor Lake Superior State University (LSSU), Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan • Assigned to LSSU Regional Center at North Central Michigan College, Petoskey • Teach two 300 level courses: Grant writing for Human Services; Education of Exceptional Children 9/87 to 1/90: Children and Family Services Program Director Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Petoskey, Michigan • Facilitated use of building by multiple programs • Hired, trained and supervised Children’s Learning Center teachers and aides • Represented the agency at a variety of local and state work groups and meetings • Designed, authored the grant and set up Project F.R.E.E., the first state funded four year old preschool program in the county • Taught parenting classes for ‘at risk’ parents 9/85 to 9/87: After School Teacher; Head Teacher/ Coordinator, Children’s Learning Center Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Petoskey, Michigan • Hired to design and teach after school and summer program for children ages six to 12 • Moved to Head Teacher position after 8 months • Planned and taught full day preschool program; supervised teacher assistants • Provided oversight and supervision to after school and summer programming for school age children 9/76 to 12/85: Early professional positions included • Program director for a public, for profit child care center serving children 6 weeks to 12 • Executive director for a public not for profit child care center serving children 2 ½ to 12. • Co-operative nursery school teacher • Latch-key program leader/teacher • Infant-toddler playgroup facilitator • Live in house parent for adjudicated and orphaned youth, ages six to seventeen SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS ? Provided high quality instruction and family support services to young children and their parents in a variety of roles: home visitor, infant, toddler and preschool teacher, after school program leader, and play group facilitator. Utilized a strength based, best practices approach to enhance children’s’ cognitive, language, physical and social emotional development and skills; support parents’ role as the child’s most important teacher using play based activities, resource provision, discussion groups and other methods. ? Led the expansion of early education services at Char Em ISD from a single program serving 26 families (Jan. 1990) to a department with the infrastructure, capacity, and partnerships to successfully assess, deliver and evaluate five to six early care and education programs annually, serving more than 500 families in eleven school districts. (June 2006) ? Authored and successfully obtained competitive grants and contracts totaling more than eight million dollars over a 18 year period; including: a. State: Women’s Resource Center “Project F.R.E.E.” grant; Charlevoix Emmet Great Start grant; 21st Century Community Learning Centers; Northwest Michigan Even Start; Michigan School Readiness Program state aid (now Great Start Readiness) and competitive grant, and others; b. Federal: 21st Century Community Learning Centers; c. Foundation: Frey-Skillman-Kellogg Foundations Joining Forces Child Care Demonstration, Frey Foundation B-3 Project, W.K. Kellogg Foundation National School Readiness project d. Corporate: Dollar General Early Literacy ? Facilitated and led continuous quality improvements in early childhood, child care and family services programs using multiple quantitative and qualitative methods: a. Instruments: such as Ages and Stages Questionnaire; Denver Developmental Screening; Program Quality Assessment (PQA); Work Sampling System; Youth Program Quality Assessment b. Standards: including Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers; Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Pre-kindergarten; Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs, Birth to 8; Even Start Guide to Quality; National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation tool kit; Model Standards for Out of School Time Programs c. Tools: including Surveys, Semi structured interview, Reflection journals, Portfolios, Checklists; Quarterly and annual quality improvement plans; d. Engagement: including monthly monitoring, feedback from parent advisory and stakeholder groups, staff quarterly progress ratings and evaluation reports. ? Hired, trained and supervised home visitors, family school liaisons, preschool teachers, and program managers for five early care and education programs serving more than 250 families in eleven school districts; managed two high quality child care centers. TRAININGS AND PRESENTATIONS ? “Family Literacy” for BHK Child Development Board: presentation to various staff groups; September 2010 ? “Mixing in Math” for Great Explorations staff development day; June 2011 ? Start Early: Language and Literacy with Children Birth to Three” for State of Michigan Early On Conference, November 2009 ? “Interactive Parent-Child Activities for Home and School: A Make It Take it Workshop” for State of Michigan Early On Conference, November 2009 ? “Child and Parent Assessment Strategies” for Mi Even Start Technical Assistance Project, Annual Retreat, August 2009 ? “Interactive Parent-Child Activities for Home and School: A Make It Take it Workshop” for Supporting Families with Young Children conference, October 2008 ? “Start Early: Supporting Language Development of Infants and Toddlers” for Supporting Families with Young Children conference, October 2008 ? “Strategies for Quality Home Visits and Parent Partnerships” for Baraga/Houghton Even Start and Head Start Programs, July 2008 ? “Start Early: Language and Literacy with Children Birth to Three” for Ottawa County Head Start Staff, March 2008 ? “Finding and Accessing Grants” sponsored by the Carmen Ainsworth School District, Flint Mi, February 2008 ? “Grant Writing: Tips and Techniques for the Competitive Edge” sponsored by the State of Michigan Technical Assistance Project, December 2007 ? On Site Consultation “Infant Toddler Program Development using the Creative Curriculum” for the Orchard View Public Schools Even Start child care staff, September 2007 ? “Quality Indicators and Best Practices for Home Based Instruction” National Even Start Conference, San Diego, CA October 2007 ? “Small Grants for Classroom Projects” Char Em ISD Regional Professional Development Day, October 2007 ? “Beginning the Conversation about Best Practice for Home Based Instruction” Michigan Even Start Conference, August 2007 ? Keynote address for the Petoskey High School Child Care Vocational Education program graduation June 2005, June 2003 ? “Strategies for Collaborative Development Among Early Childhood Programs” provided by request for the 1) Grand Traverse Early Childhood Consortium, November 2005; 2) Jackson County Early Childhood Team, Spring 2005 ? “Collaboration between Head Start and Michigan School Readiness” for the Michigan Department of Education, Technical Assistance Trainings, spring 2005, fall 2004. Co-presenter: Kathleen Kundrat, Head Start Director, Northwest Michigan Human Services ? “Collaboration: What does it look like”: Michigan Early Childhood Collaborative Conference January 2006. Co-presenter: Marcia Miller, Special Projects Coordinator, Northwest Michigan Head Start ? “Comparison of Outcomes between Participants and Non Participants“: National Even Start Conference, Washington D.C. 2004 ? “Apples and Oranges: An Overview of Evaluation”: Michigan Early Childhood Collaborative Conference, 2003. Co-presenter: Dr. Robert Wertkin, Senior Partner, Research and Training Specialists, Inc. ? “Implementation of the Home Based Model”: Michigan Early Childhood Collaborative Conference, January 2002 , January1999 ? “Connecting Child Care and School”: National Family Resource Coalition Conference, 2002 ? “Principles of Family Support”: Michigan Early Childhood Collaborative Conference 2003; Supporting Families with Young Children Conference, 2002; MAEYC State Conference, February 1994 ? “Home Visiting Components and Issues” provided by request to the local districts of Washtenaw ISD, August 2001 ? “School Community Partnerships Work!”: Michigan Association of School Boards State Conference, October 1996, National Rural Education Association Conference Fall 1992 SELECT AWARDS, SPECIAL PROJECTS AND RECOGNITION ? Invited Member, Child Care Vocational Education Advisory Board, Petoskey Public Schools, 1998 to present ? Invited Member, Char-Em Early On, Early Education and Head Start Community Advisory Team, 1998 to 2006 ? Invited Member, Great Parents-Great Start Early Care and Education State Planning Team, 2004 ? Chairperson and Facilitator, Michigan Department of Education, Home based Model Review Committee 2004, 1995 ? Invited Member, Michigan Department of Education, Legislative Review Committee 1995 to present ? Certificate of Award in honor of active participation and outstanding accomplishments, Joining Forces Child Care Project, March 2002 ? Facilitator, liaison between state and northern ISD’s for the ASAP PIE grants, 2001-2002 ? Break-out Session Facilitator for the Ready to Succeed Statewide Summit, Fall 2001 ? Invited Participant, Ready to Succeed Forum, July 2001 ? Facilitator, State contact, Ready to Succeed local effort and focus groups, 2000- 2001 ? Michigan Association of School Boards “Excellence in Education” award for the Be-Four School Project, a home based parent-child preschool program, 1996 ? Appointed Member, Head Start State Collaboration Project Advisory Board, April 1994 to June 1995 ? WK Kellogg Foundation School Readiness Program Certificate of Appreciation to the Be-Four School Project for sharing time, expertise and strong commitment to preparing schools and families for each other, May 1995 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING Active learner and participant in workshops offered at state and national conferences: (sample listing) ? Supporting Families with Young Children Conference: 2010; 2009, 2008, 2005, 2004, 2003 ? Michigan Even Start Annual Conference: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 ? Michigan Early Childhood Collaborative Conference: 2006, 2005, 2003, and 1999 ? National Even Start Conference, 2005, 2001 ? National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, 2003, 1992 ? National Family Resource Coalition (Family Support America) Conference 2002, 1997 ? 21st Century Community Learning Centers National Conference at Yale University 2001 ? Midwest Association for the Education of Young Children Conference 1998 ? MAEYC State Conference Grand Rapids Michigan March 1997, 1991, 1990 ? W.K. Kellogg Foundation National School Readiness Conference Milwaukee Wisconsin October 1995 ? Michigan Department of Education State Conference: Early Childhood Affair Winter 1992 Increased skills and knowledge completing these skill specific trainings (sample listing) ? Center for Social Emotional Development “Training of Trainers Workshop” on teaching CSFEL Modules in Healthy S/E Development; October 2010 ? “Finding Funding with the National Foundation Center Data Base”, National Foundation Center, Cleveland Ohio, November 2008 ? Evaluation Outcomes Workshop, Feb 2006 ? Implementation of the “Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers”, Fall 2004 ? “Bringing Everyone to the Table” Pre-conference training, Family Support America 2002 ? Quality Out of School Time School Programs, Schools of the 21st Century Workshop 1999 ? 3 R’s of Home Visits Seminar, April 1998 ? Principles of Family Support, Pre-Conference Workshop, National Family Resource Coalition, 1997 ? Work Sampling Early Childhood Assessment System, Fall 1994 ? Implementation of the Bavolek In-Home Nurturing Program, Spring 1992 ? Developing and Implementing Individual Family Support Plans, Fall 1992 ? Family Centered Intervention, Carl J. Dunst, Oct. 1991 ? Top of Michigan Community Training in Parenting Education Curriculums, Dec.1991 REFERENCES: additional references available upon request Sherry L. Rivard, Finance Director, BHK Child Development Board, 700 Park Avenue, Houghton, Michigan 49931 906 487 6600 ext 114 (work phone) slrivard@bhkfirst.org (email) 906 370 4780 (cell) Carolyn Rutledge, Former Technical Assistance Coordinator, Michigan Even Start Family Literacy Programs, Technical Assistance Project, 2576 Maguire Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525 810.730.5766 (cell) crutledg@carman.k12.mi.us (email) Dr. Robert Wertkin, President, Research and Training Specialists; Full tenured professor, Western Michigan University, School of Social Work and Inter-Disciplinary Program in Evaluation, Mailing Address: 999 Rawson Lane Vicksburg, Michigan 49097 269.365.2445 (cell) bwertkin@aol.com (email)
Mayville, Michigan, United States
Dabliw The Script - Freelance Editing & Commercial Videography
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
iam a young yet seasoned filmmaker ,having written and produced several humanitarian themed independent films ,i have skills in production management ,directing ,lighting ,concept and ideation and editing that enable me to innovate and create impact based work for the deemed cause.
United States