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Eric Melton - Freelance Digital Art & Video Editing
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Eric Melton is a native of Kannapolis NC and has been drawing Caricatures since High School. Eric's first paid Caricature job was a summer job his graduation year 1993 at Carowinds in Charlotte, NC. In 1994 he again worked doing Caricatures as a summer job at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. After those 2 seasons working for Kaman's Art Shoppes ,with the help of his cousins he went into business for himself opening a concession in Myrtle Beach SC at Family Kingdom Amusement park. Eric remained there for 10 years drawing during the summer and working different jobs in the winter months to make ends meet including a janitorial position at Ripley's Aquarium in 1999 where he became fascinated with and got certified to be a SCUBA diver. In 2006 he moved back to Kannapolis, NC and has since grown the business into a full time profession building and adding an illustration portfolio as well as video production to his skill set.
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Simon Welch - Freelance Book Cover Design & Illustration
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Hi my name is Simon Welch I am an illustrator / designer from County Durham, North East England now living in Geelong Australia. I studied BA Media Production at Northumbria University whereby I specialised in animation and dabbled in film production. I then went on to study a masters degree in Media and Journalism at Newcastle University where I began writing film and music reviews for the student news paper and producing and hosting my own radio show. I create illustrations of all kinds which follow a distinctive, surreal style. My ambition is to create illustrations for books, cover designs and internal artwork.
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Jessica Schmid - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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A self-motivated professional with senior-executive experience in a high profile organization, and a creative writing background. I bring you the best of both words: business background with creative finess! Business writing: *procedures, manuals, policies *training programs and plans *commercia bid writing *strategic consulting *hiring plans *business case and proposal writing *FOI documents and customer responses Creative Writing: *poetry (semi-finalist in national amateur poetry contest) *short stories (semi-finalist in West End Writers Club Competition) *blog writing (currently writing for www.lowerlonsdale.ca) *product reviews *Resume edits
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Charlie Williams - Freelance Presentation Design & Illustration
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An innovative and talented designer with 18 years experience of commercial and residential Interior Design and Visual Merchandising gained in the UK and Europe. A highly developed knowledge and effective understanding of customers design needs within their physical, commercial and emotional requirements. Clients inlude: IKEA M.U.F.C(manchester united football club) M.C.C (manchester city council) M.V.I.C(manchester visitor information centre) SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES OFFICE DESIGNS-NUMEROUS
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Tarnce Reaves - Freelance Page Design & Flash Design
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I am a writer from South Carolina that is searching the web for company's in the demand for freelance writers.My skill in short story writing,Bloggin,and designing. You can message me at r.terance2000@yahoo.com//; or r.terance@yahoo.com. I
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Bart Bemus - Freelance Storyboarding & Illustration
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Bart Bemus SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Skilled at presenting concepts in a clear and entertaining manner. Experienced at collaborating closely with art directors to develop concepts, expand on rough ideas, and see them through to completion. Experienced at enhancing humorous ideas. Adept at Adobe Photoshop 27 years of meeting tight deadlines. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1993 - present: Bart Bemus Studio, Chicago, IL Owner / Storyboard Illustrator Work can be viewed at ThatStoryboardGuy.com Accomplished illustrator: storyboards, shooting boards, animatics, and concept drawings for advertising agencies. A selected list of recent clients: Cavalry - Coors Light DDB – McDonald’s, Budweiser, Bud Light, State Farm, Capitol One, Wrigley, Dell, Sierra Mist, Office Max Martin Agency – Hanes, Xfinity DraftFCB – Miller Light, Coors Light, S.C.Johnson Leo Burnett – Samsung Element 79 – Cricket, Cracker Barrel, Illinois Lottery HY Connect – Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Museum of Science and Industry Two x Four – Grainger, Wrangler, Firestone, Navy Pier, John Buck, Chicago Bears The Integer Group – Miller/Coors Y&R - Coors Light Contributed to over 30 Super Bowl commercials for Budweiser, Bud Light, McDonald’s, and Cars.com. 1986 – 1993: Bart Bemus Studio, Chicago, IL and Seattle, WA Owner / Finished Illustrator Created commissioned paintings used as illustrations for national advertising campaigns, magazines, and major book publishers. Illustrated most of the 1980’s Corona Beer ads that ran in all formats, including Time, Sports Illustrated and Rolling Stone Magazines. Designed and Illustrated book covers, including all early covers for mystery writer Kay Fellerman and a cover for Michael Crichton. EDUCATION 1980-1984 BFA in Illustration The Columbus College of Art and Design – Columbus, OH Magna *** Laude
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Bobby Richards - Freelance Database & Database Design
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Over 20 years working with a variety of people, from entry level into Senior Director. Extensive experience working with Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010/2013. Specializing in front end user services as well as development.
Tampa, Florida, United States
Antoinette Le Roux - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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I have extensive experience (13 years) in proofreading, editing, layout (magazine and newspaper), translations (English-Afrikaans and Afrikaans-English), designing of business cards, brochures, etc. (Desktop Publishing), etc.
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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
Mishuk Mondol - Freelance SEO & International Marketing
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4.5
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$15
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Hi, I am Mishuk. I believe industry of the key to the success. I am an expert on Local Citations, link building, Citation Error Fixing, IFTTT setup etc. I am experienced in whitespark, brightlocal, ScrapeBox, yext. I think I always ensure high quality work.
Clifton, New Jersey, United States