MCKENZIE L. SHINN, M. ED
Learning and Development Specialist
July 2018- Present Bob Mills Furniture Corporate Oklahoma City, OK
Education specialist focused on leadership advancement who creates, develops and directs specialized corporate training programs in person and remotely.
Director and sole developer of Bob Mills Leadership Academy for employees who apply and are accepted into the program
Responsible for managerial training and sales training program development for 9 stores across Oklahoma and Texas
Topics developed and taught are, but are not limited to, motivation for employees, generational differences, soft skills, building strong teams, becoming a reliable team player, managerial leadership, and sales processes through WebEx, LMS systems, and classroom strategies
Paycom Specialist: PSD Department
June 2016-June 2018 Paycom Oklahoma City, OK
Detailed, goal-oriented, and focused individual who manages daily business needs by developing highly functional networks in a time efficient, flexible, and organized manner.
Manager and consultant for 115 companies with $2,106,519 of gross revenue
Daily agenda includes development of web based trainings, individualized client education, and establishing strong partnerships between client and specialist
Serves as liaison between client’s C level management and multiple divisions of Paycom while officiating best practices for business growth in the software
Responsible for cultivating client trust, engagement, and collaboration to maintain client retention and reference ability
English Composition II Professor
January 2016-May 2016 Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, OK
Higher Education Professor committed to creating an engaging learning environment to facilitate subject proficiency.
Responsible for unit and semester planning, execution, and assessment while using curriculum based measurement
Created a student-centered environment by holding collaborations, group discussions, and creative peer dialogs
Used differentiated teaching strategies to individualize student learning and encourage successful academic growth supporting adult development
Provided students with a technological and communicative skillset to utilize in the workplace.
English I and III Teacher/Varsity Pom Coach
August 2011-May 2016 Yukon High School Yukon, OK
Secondary Education Teacher and Coach passionate about academic progress and leadership development.
Collaborative member of a Professional Learning Community of peers with a common goal of revamping and improving existing teaching strategies and processes
Proficient in Smart Board technology, Go To Meeting, Microsoft office, Keynote, Excel
Performed consistent research of new and innovative methodologies to implement in the classroom in conjunction with the individualized needs of students
Head of Varsity Pom Booster Club supervising fundraising, community service, and athlete development
2012-2014 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK
Master of Education-Secondary English Education
Thesis-The Study of Oklahoma A-F Grade Level System: Does more community financial presence result in a higher grade?
2007-2011 Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford, OK
Bachelor of Education- Secondary English Education
Zeta Phi Sorority Vice President-Collegiate Pom Captain
AWARDS AND HONORS
The Oklahoman’s NexGen 30 Under 30 2019 Alumni
Summa Cum Laude- University of Central Oklahoma
Summa Cum Laude- Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities