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Training and Development Specialist

Rochester, Minnesota, United States
June 12, 2018

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Pastor with 20 years of experience teaching, training, choosing curriculum, curriculum design and development, and presenting. Experience developing training programs for multiple applications. Aiming to transfer my work experience and abilities into a training and development role at your company. Hold a Master of Science in conflict management, a STEDI certificate for teaching, and currently enrolled in an Ed.D program at Saint Mary’s University.

Program Development Skills

As the Chairman of the Spiritual Development Committee, coordinated the development of a component for a rehabilitation program. This program was pilot tested and received excellent feedback.

Developed an aftercare program as part of the Spiritual Development Program.

Developed a character development program for a facility in the Philippines. It was considered by (then) President Aroya as the program for rehabilitation.

Adapted program materials to be applicable to personal growth, AA, NA, and rehabilitation applications.

Curriculum Development Skills

Wrote a training program for the Spiritual Development program.

Developed a spiritual development curriculum for a 5th and 6th grade class for a teacher in Africa.

Wrote a Sunday school curriculum for a small church. The curriculum was designed as a rotation-style one-room schoolhouse.

Developed a hospitality training program for a food service store.

Designed and developed a leadership training program for food service company.

Developed a Seminar/Workshop as part of Master’s program.

Training and Teaching Skills

Trained new employees for a food service company.

Trained new employees for a new store opening.

Trained staff for the Spiritual Development program.

Trained teachers for Sunday school.

Work History

Teachers on Call, Substitute Teacher, Minneapolis, MN 2017 – Present

Trinity Lutheran Church, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry, Hayfield, MN 2016 – 2017

FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES, Shift Manager, Fairview Heights, IL 2010 – 2016

Beaver Island Christian Church, Pastor, Beaver Island Christian Church 2009 - 2010

Peace UCC, Pastor, Jerseyville, IL 2006 – 2008

1st Congregation Church, Pastor, Oakland, IA 2002 – 2006

Youth Services International, Teacher/Counselor/Chaplain, Springfield, SD 1997 – 2001

Earlier Work History available upon Request

Education & Training

EdD in Leadership, Saint Mary’s University, Minneapolis, MN

Anticipated graduation, 2021, Current GPA 4.0

Master of Science in Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

December 2014, GPA 3.4/4.0

Master of Divinity, University of Dubuque Theological School, Dubuque, IA

June 1996, GPA 2.8/4.0

BA Philosophy/Religion, Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS

June 1988, GPA 2.1/4.0

Supporting Curriculum Vitae

Substitute Teaching Certificate, 2017

STEDI Certificate, 2017

Advanced Research Writing, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Introduction to Research, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Leadership Theory, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Communication in Adult Learning Settings, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Theories of Adult Learning, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Assessment Theory and Practice, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Instructional Strategies for Adult Learners, Saint Mary’s University, Grade A

Techniques for Research, Saint Mary’s University, Grade A

Ethical Dimensions in Organizational Leadership, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

Systematic Instructional Design, Saint Mary’s University, Grade: A

40 hours Mediation Training, Kennesaw State University

Certificate of Organization and Justice, Kennesaw State University

Foundations and Theories of Conflict Management: Negotiation Theory, Kennesaw State University

Foundations and Theories of Conflict Management: Conflict Theory, Kennesaw State University

Interpersonal, Intergroup, and Community Conflict, Kennesaw State University

Organization and Workplace Conflict, Kennesaw State University

Critical Knowledge and Skills of Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University

Organizational Leadership, Kennesaw State University

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