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Kentwood, Michigan, United States
October 14, 2016

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Bart J. Demeter

**** ***** ***** **. *.E. Kentwood, MI 49512 616-***-****


Guided by the laws of attraction, and of process, along with servant leadership, I believe in the limitless potential of people. I use active listening, feedback, experience, and advanced education, to identify and analyze stakeholders’ needs, so that I can achieve the goals of both the consumer and the organization.


Active Listening

Government and Educational Compliance

Training, Teaching, and Inspiring (Composition, Business & Legal Fields)

Analysis and Problem Solving

Professional Research and Writing

Academic & Legal Research (MLA, APA, Bluebook)

Curriculum Development & Design

Time and Resource Management

Advanced Computer and Microsoft Office Suite User/Instructor

Business Sales, Marketing, and Management

Computer Graphics and Desktop Publishing

Professional & Community Networking

Written and Oral Communication

Team Building, Training, and Motivating



Associate Dean of General Education June - Sept. 2016 ITT Technical Institute

Instructor of Humanities, Legal, and Business Disciplines: August, 2009 – May, 2016

Administration and Instruction


Train and oversee staff of 25

Manage and mentor instructors

Insure instructor quality

Insure government compliance

Manage students’ academic progress

Cooperate and interface with registrar, recruitment, and finance departments

Scheduling of staff and students

National Curriculum Committee 2010-2012

Success Studio: Director

Campus Effectiveness Committee –Plagiarism Committee, Advisory Committee

Student Success Committee

Faculty Advisor–Several Clubs

Success Coach/Mentor


Success Strategies (First quarter students)

Composition I & II (local and national)


Advanced Strategies

Business Law

Written Analysis

Research Methods


Strategies (First quarter students)

Advanced Strategies (Final quarter students)

Portfolio (Resume, interview, and portfolio)

Technology in Action (Business technology)

Composition I & II

Written Analysis

Research Methods

Legal Writing, I & II


Ethics 400 level

Ethics for Paralegals

Technology in the Law Office

Introduction to Law

Civil Litigation

Constitutional Law

Family Law

Tort Law

Business Law

Contract Law

Criminal Law

American Government: State and Local, Federal and State.

World Cultures

Adjunct Professor English, College Success 2014-current: Muskegon Community College Adjunct Professor Business Law 2015: Grand Valley State University

Freelance Curriculum Writer: Pearson Publishing

November, 2010 – open

Developed curriculum and courseware for several Composition I & II courses, online and on-ground

Consulted on other courses as requested, several book reviews.

Adjunct English Instructor: Marshall University

August, 2004 – January, 2008

College English and ESL instruction and curriculum writing

Writing Center Co-director

National Writing Project: Teacher Consultant, Technical Liaison.

Owner/Founder: FarVision Consulting

July, 1993 – Sept, 2009

Founded real estate paralegal service – sales exceeded 1.3 million yearly.

Hired, trained, and motivated between 20 and 40-person staff.

Developed and executed training curriculums – public record collection training (2-month training & 6-month training), database training, records keeping, sales, and client liaison services.

Manager: Radio Shack

December, 1984 – June, 1993

Weekly training and motivation for six-store team. Regularly won awards for sales.


Walden University

PhD Education: Curriculum, Instruction, Design 45+ hours

Expected graduation 2019. On Hiatus

West Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Juris doctorate, August, 2011

Teaching-Assistant for Ethics Professor Victoria Vuletich.

Student FBA Secretary.

Sixty-Plus Elder Law Clinic, Advanced Elder Law Clinic.

Kent County Teen Court: Youth Mentor

Barbri on-campus sales representative

Marshall University Graduate College

Masters of Arts – English: Composition, Rhetoric, and Linguistics. August, 2006

4.0 g.p.a.

English Graduate Student Association – Vice President.

Etcetera: Marshall University’s Student Literary Magazine – Vice president / co-editor.

Voicings: Community Outreach: Hedrick’s Grant – Co-author.

Marshall University SGA Excellence in Research Award.

Writing Center Co-director.

Marshall University

Bachelor of Arts – English: Literature. May, 2004

Magna cum laude.

Student Activities Programming Board.

Charter member – French Club.

English Tutor – Developed database, Assisted in the development of an on-line tutoring facility.


Campfire of West Michigan 2014-current Board of Directors

Grand Rapids Women’s Resource Center 2010-2015 Computer Skills Instructor, Curriculum

Design, Professional Writing.

First Robotics Michigan 2014-current Judge

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