DIRECTOR OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
845-***-**** email@example.com http://wesleythurman.workfolio.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/w-828700149/ Curriculum Development Instructional Design Employee Development Project Management Coaching Mentoring Non-Profit Multilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language) Educational Management Outreach Presentations Performance Standards Best Practices Conflict Resolution Team Leadership Staff Development Data Analysis
Passionate and creative international educator looking to transition into non-profit education management or corporate learning & development. Offering a vast level of experience ranging from developing curriculum and programs that elevate learning opportunities across non-profits and educational environments as well as government administration and relations, behavioral science/psychology-human services, communications, community development, language acquisition and the financial services industry. Proven track record with staff management & development, formulating assessments and developing learning offerings based upon their data. Has received accolades for developing remediation strategies, problem solving, charting progress utilizing data, and incorporating best practices across improved learning offerings.
Designing educational curriculum, marketing and presenting to learners.
Analyzing, creating and re-designing educational and training resources.
Recommending, developing and implementing learning strategies to meet requirements.
Developing assessments and metrics to ensure consistent evaluation and measurement of objectives. Education:
Master of Science (MS) degree in Education/Special Education from Touro College Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Economics & Finance from CUNY at York College. Certifications: New York State Teaching Licenses for General & Special Education; CPR; Conflict Resolution. Work History
Lecturer – Foreign Teaching Expert, Anhui Progressive Culture & Education Co. Ltd., Huainan City & Hefei City, China 03/2018 – 01/2019 International Teaching Expert, E-Door Foreign Language Institute, Wuxi City, China 08/2017 – 03/2018 International Teaching Expert, Qunxing Foreign Language School, Yiwu City, China 02/2017 – 08/2017 Early Interventionist, Applied Behavior Analyst, Achieve Beyond Bilingual, Inc., Queens & Brooklyn, NY 02/2016 – 02/2017
Special Education Teacher, Heart Share School, New York 03/2016 – 02/2017 Special Education Teacher, Hebrew Academy for Special Children, New York 07/2015 – 02/2016 Behavior Intervention Specialist, Social Worker, Counselor, PSCH (Professional Service Care & Health), Psychology Department 12/2014 – 04/2015
Special Education Teacher, New York City Department of Education 01/1988 – 09/2014 NYS Senate Liaison to New York Department of Education, New York State Senate 03/2003 – 01/2004