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Social Media Manager

Texas, United States
August 19, 2018

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Kirstin E. McStravick

New Braunfels, TX P: 281-***-****


● 10 years of training on Educational Software, Adobe Software, and MS Office

● Extensive Knowledge of Training Methods

● Cross-Training Specialist

● Proficient in Adobe Software and MS Office

● Brand Development

● Multi-media Marketing

● New Customer Acquisition

● Graphic Design Skills

● Microsoft Outlook and PowerPoint Certified

● Certified Technology Applications Teacher

● Masters’ Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with Technology Education Experience

Classroom Teacher and Head Tennis Coach Fischer, TX Canyon Lake High School August 2016 - June 2018

● Taught Digital Graphics, Animation, Video Game Design and Professional Communications Classes

● Coached varsity tennis

Tech Support Specialist Austin, TX

McBee Elementary October 2015 - June 2016

● Implemented technology in the classes

● Basic troubleshooting of computers for teachers and students

● Participated Google CS First Program

Classroom Teacher Pearland, TX

Robert Turner High School August 2014 - June 2015

● Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.

● Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.

● Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in Principles of Art, AV, Technology and Communications course.

● Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.

● Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.

● Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.

● Implemented and started Robotics team for all three high schools. Ended the season with 30 members and “Rookie Inspiration” Award.

Social Media Experience

McSmith’s Virtual World January 2013 - Present

Social Media Consultant Ellenton, FL

Destination Knowledge March 2013 – Jan. 2014

● Created an official company page on Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube to facilitate interaction with customers.

● Implemented and evolved high-impact strategies to target new business opportunities and new markets.

● Analyzed performance of all marketing programs to identify the best opportunities for optimization.

● Managed new product and content releases.

● Spearheaded the creation of social media content. Other Experience

Regional Manager/Trainer Houston, TX

Lynes Learning April 2009 - Present

● Trained account executives on marketing, sales and product lines.

● Conducted one-on-one tutoring for new users in Educational Associates, GoToLearn and Mindplay

● Organized and presented 3 hours of hands-on activities.

● Led learning enhancement classes focused on improving academic and people skills needed for success in the classroom.

Web Technical Project User Specialist Houston, TX

University of Houston Downtown March 2009 – April 2010

● Answered user inquiries regarding computer software and hardware operation.

● Designed and maintained websites.

● Researched new trends and technologies leading to testing and justification for deployment.

● Coordinated meetings with other department managers and served as main liaison between faculty members and IT staff.

● Provided support for IT Manager and IT team in managing operation workflow.

● Defined project deliverables and monitored status of tasks.

● Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes.

● Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.

● Collaborated with cross-functional teams to draft project schedules and plans.

● Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.

Classroom Teacher Houston, TX

Clear Lake High School August 2004 – March 2009

Account Executive Sacramento, CA

Brainchild, Inc. June 2001 – December 2002

Owner League City, TX

McSmith’s Virtual World January 2013 – Present

Owner January 2000 – Present

Millie’s E-Design Austin/Houston, TX


Masters of Education with Curriculum and Instruction with Technology Grand Canyon University – Phoenix, AZ

Graduated May 2008

Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Sports Science, Minor in Technology Southwest Texas State University – San Marcos, TX

Graduated May 1998

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