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Sales Executive Management

San Antonio, Texas, United States
February 11, 2018

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Deanna Lauer

San Antonio, TX ***** 210.***.****

Dedicated educator with over 15 years’ experience delivering educational advancement. Instrumental in developing tailored courses and accompanying material to ensure student comprehension and success. Talent for propelling university growth by employing understanding of the learning process and diverse teaching methods. Experienced instructing online courses while encouraging engagement and retention. Expertise in business and financial topics.

Course Development

Online Instruction

E-Learning Programs

Course Evaluation

Mentoring & Advising

Business Expertise

Classroom Management

Instructional Strategies




Research & Development


Education and Credentials

Masters of Arts in Education, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH

Bachelor of Science in Business, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Certified Advanced Facilitator

Full Time Faculty Certification

Comprehensive Business Basic Bookkeeping Sales Communication Supervision Certificate, Pending

18+ hours of courses in Finance, Communication and Business English

Professional Experience


Adjunct Faculty, 11, 2017-Present

Courses: Student Success

Facilitate classes for new online students in Student Success. Choose readings, developed discussion questions, and evaluate assignments including papers, midterm, and final.


Teacher, 3/2017-Present

Courses: English

Online instructor of English Language Learners in Beijing, China. Assessment and monitoring of student progress (K-5). Live online video format.

Key Achievements:

Proficient with TPR teaching technique for ESL Learners.


Faculty, 1/2006 – Present

Courses: University Studies, Critical Thinking, University Orientation, Composition, Communication

Establish course success by strategizing, developing, evaluating, and revising course content and materials tailored to online student needs. Employ instruction based teaching model to deliver content driven classes. Foster student commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events. Fortify learning experience by sharing real, practical, and timely business experience. Interact with students through discussion questions, individual projects, and assignment feedback. Secure student advancement by monitoring academic progress and referring struggling students to campus resources. Deliver formative student assessment. Retain students by providing individualized learning techniques. Facilitate new faculty by offering mentorship.

Key Achievements:

Actively facilitated full course load of online classes for over ten years.

Gained expertise in multiple LMS platforms.

Maintained a full functioning home office environment to provide professional feedback and instruction to all students.

Member of a 40-person pilot team for University of Phoenix which resulted in Full Time Faculty for the University.

Member of the Mentoring Team. Created a three-week training program for adjunct faculty which focused on feedback, best practices and class set up.

Created many teaching tutorials for my classes using programs such as Screencastomatic, Animoto, Jing and Prezi.


Online Instructor, 2/2011 – 10/2016

Courses: Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting Ethics, Introduction to Finance, Financial Management, and Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Tailored business and financial courses to strengthen the online Bachelor of Business program. Boosted student comprehension, developing tailored courses for online students by employing subject research and text selection for course reading. Encouraged engagement by holding weekly synchronous discussions. Fortified comprehension by assigning discussion questions, written assignments, and case problems.

Key Achievements:

Harnessed expertise in Moodle and Canvas learning platforms utilization.


Ground Instructor, 5/2010 - 6/2011

Courses: Resume Writing, Writing, Word

Ensured new student success by creating and delivering Axia College orientation courses. Employed creative expertise to instruct online orientation workshops, actively encouraging student engagement. Progressed student understanding of online course material by producing accompanying PowerPoint presentations and employing discussion and live computer demonstrations. Conceptualized, developed, and facilitated various workshops.

Key Achievements:

Rewrote orientation manual which used in the on-ground orientation courses.


Business Instructor, 8/1999 – 5/2000

Courses: Office Management

Advanced Business Management Department by developing tailored office management course material. Ensured student understanding by effectively presenting material to the class through diverse methods including lecture, group work, projects, and individual discovery. Equipped students with knowledge on office organization, office layout, and staff management.


Business Teacher, NORTH OLMSTED CITY SCHOOLS, North Olmsted, OH, 8/1997 – 3/1999

Business Teacher, REMINGTON COLLEGE, Maple Heights, OH, 11/1996 – 7/1997

Business Analyst, DUN & BRADSTREET CORPORATION, Cleveland, OH, 5/1989 – 1/1995

Sales Executive, NORTH COAST BUSINESS SYSTEMS, Cleveland, OH, 10/1988 – 1/1989


Lauer, D., Busarow, D., & Atiyeh, S. (2017, April). Strategies for Success: Helping Online Students with Time Management and Technology Concerns. Published in Digital University: International Best Practices and Applications

Lauer, D., Busarow, D., & Atiyeh, S. (2017, February). Strategies for Success: Helping Online Students with Time Management and Technology Concerns. Paper presented at XII International GUIDE Conference "Online Learning in the 21st Century: Practice Problems and Prospects," Orlando, FL

Professional Associations & Leadership

Vice President of Programs, Vice President of Communications, Diamondbacker Sports Association, May 2014-Present

Pearson Course Connect Advisory Board, June 2013-June 2014

Board Member, SHAC-School Health Advisory Committee, September 2012-May 2014

Vice President, Treasurer, Fundraising Chairperson, Membership Chairperson, President, Northeast Independent School District Council of PTA's, September 2004-Present

Job Assists with the program administration for processing and maintaining student account, registration and financial aid programs, including but not limited to billing, refunds, schedule design

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