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Educational Consultant Aid Instructor

Chesapeake, VA, 23322
November 24, 2021

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Professional Resume for **** Willimantic Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Home Telephone: 757-***-****

Mobile Telephone: 757-***-****

David Scott McKenzie E-Mail: P age 1

• Professional Summary and Objective

In my over forty years as an educator, tutor, trainer, coach, administrator, organizer, and military medical professional, I have acquired and practiced the knowledge, skills and leadership necessary to be a caring and compassionate communicator and a patient active listener, a highly effective problem solver with superior organizational and critical thinking skills that facilitate adaptation to today’s changing environment, be it in the classroom, on the job and additional multiple venues. My primary goal is to help students of all ages acquire the writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization skills and know-how to become confident and independent learners and competent and reliable members of society.

• Professional Profile

Current senior and most experienced AVID [Advancement Via Individual Determination] [nation-wide college-prep program] Elective Tutor with Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Highly proficient in conducting virtual (due to Covid-19) tutorials with middle school students.

Retired secondary education middle school Civics teacher/educator (including time as our school’s AVID Coordinator/Elective Teacher) with many educational leadership experiences outside the classroom.

Former AP/Pre-AP (Advanced Placement) Social Studies Consultant to the College Board for 12 years, contracted to facilitate and instruct secondary education teachers in multiple school district settings throughout the country about how to challenge their students to be better prepared for secondary and college education and beyond.

A highly skilled and talented professional with leadership, instructional and management experience in multiple settings including conferences, educational events and trade fair development, marketing, liaison, budgeting, and maintaining a calendar of events for long-term planning and organization.

This management experience primarily resulted from meticulous preparation for deployment on two nuclear powered submarines as an independent duty hospital corpsman and an understanding of multiple submarine systems. This initiated the ability to develop and convert the continuous improvement concept to college preparation strategies in a middle school classroom and as an educational consultant.

• Education

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, University of Illinois, 1973

Graduate work (Secondary Education Administration) from Old Dominion University and additional undergraduate work with The George Washington University (Health Sciences) and the University of Virginia (History and Social Sciences)

• Professional Strengths and Competencies

o Highly proficient verbal and written

communication abilities

o Meticulous attention to detail as a


o Goal oriented; quick learner; ability to work

under pressure and manage multiple tasks

o Excellent organizational and management

skills; proven ability for accuracy and


o Innate ability to work collaboratively or

independently as needed

o Proven leadership skills; able to work with

different personalities and as part of a team

o Excels in Total Quality Management,

Continuous Improvement [Model]

Administration and Systems Analysis

o Outstanding interpersonal skills

o Broad research and consulting background

o Computer proficient in Microsoft Office suite

o Noted for administrative “attention to detail”

Professional Resume for

David Scott McKenzie

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• Professional Experience

• Current AVID Tutor with Virginia Beach City Public Schools – October 2013 – To Date 2021

• Long-Term AVID Elective Substitute Teacher - January 2013 – April 2013

• Retired Educator – 20 years; 18 years with Virginia Beach City Public Schools – 1992 – 2010; 2 years, Paxton High School, Paxton, IL – 1973 – 1975

• Educational Consultant to The College Board – 2000 to 2013 o Independent Pre-AP Social Studies Educational Consultant to The College Board facilitating critical thinking strategies to middle and high school teachers as they help their students become lifelong learners and independent thinkers.

• Virginia Beach City Public Schools – 1992 – 2010 o Middle School Civics and Economics classroom teacher for 18 years using 21st Century Skills, multiple AVID strategies and the TQM Continuous Improvement Model (PDSA) as the basis for instruction. Adapted the same concept to football and basketball coaching.

• Commonwealth College, Virginia Beach, VA – 1991 – 1992 o Health Sciences Program Coordinator for five campuses of a private career education junior college in the Tidewater Virginia area

o Medical Assisting Instructor for adult students

o Currently Bryant & Stratton College

Multiple and Diverse Public Speaking Venues

• Military Experience [U. S. Navy 1965 - 1969; 1975 - 1991]

Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman (Submarines) - Retired, 1991

Naval School of Health Sciences, Portsmouth, VA

o Head, Administrative Department

Coordinated, managed and provided leadership for multiple administrative and logistical tasks of a Navy training command

o Middle School Classroom Educator

o Athletic Sports Coach

o Educational Consultant to The College


o Training Instructor with a Private

Security Company

o Co-Coordinator of an Educator/Student

Communication Project with Kempsville

Middle School, Virginia Beach, VA and

Priory Integrated College, Bangor,

Northern Ireland

o Educational TQM presentations to

Virginia Beach City Council, VBCPS

School Board and multiple educational

settings throughout the country

o CPR and First Aid Instructor

o Independent Submarine Medical

Hospital Corpsman

o Medical Assistant Program Director at

Commonwealth College, Virginia


o Medical Assisting Book Reviewer

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o Assistant Head, Curriculum and Instruction

Monitored the scheduling and logistics for the Navy’s enlisted medical specialty training programs; spearheaded the restructuring of the department to optimize the training needs of the Navy’s Medical Department

o Assistant Head, Fiscal and Supply

Facilities management; monitored and reviewed budgeting and fiscal planning procedures; single-handedly improved the process of transportation procurement

USS Seawolf (SSN 575) and USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN 641 Gold) o Medical Department Representative working independent of a physician on two different nuclear powered submarines

o Individually responsible for readiness, inspection, identification, evaluation and reporting of medical material management to support critical mission accomplishment o Integral component for responsibilities in operational reactor safeguards, nuclear weapons monitoring procedures, medical readiness, radiation health awareness, all resulting in superior readiness achievement for submarine deployment

o Maintained medical, dental and radiation monitoring records for 150 crew members; provided routine and emergency health care

o Performed clinical diagnostic procedures, advanced first aid, basic life support, nursing procedures, minor surgery, and laboratory procedures o Responsible for the prevention and treatment of illnesses associated with enclosed environment, diving, and high-pressure conditions

o Directed the Submarine Preventive Medicine and Industrial Hygiene Surveillance Programs o As the Radiation Health Officer, monitored, directed and administered the Personnel Dosimetry and Radiation Health Programs; maintained radiation exposure records and reports o Maintained certification, qualification and proficiency in multiple submarine systems such as electrical, mechanical, weapons, propulsion, navigation, sanitation, trim and drain, atmosphere control and damage control

o Ensured crew training in First Aid and CPR

Commander, Submarine Force, U. S. Atlantic Fleet (Force Medical) o Medical Department Representative for fleet-wide enlisted submarine medicine training and medical logistical research; assisted with the development and support of improved submarine fleet medical readiness

USS Sanctuary (AH-17) – Republic of Viet Nam [February 1968 – August 1969] o Care and treatment of combat wounded

• Current and Prior Civic and Professional Affiliations and Memberships

Member, Disabled American Veterans

Member, The American Legion

QCI International (Consulting, Training and Publishing under the umbrella of Total Quality Management)

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Former Active and Consulting Member, Virginia Beach (VA) Mayor’s International Sister City Commission

Former Co-Coordinator, Kempsville Middle School Teacher-to-Teacher Communication Project with Priory Integrated College, City of Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland

CPR and Heart Saver First Aid – current certification

Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS)

o Continuing AVID Tutor and former Lead AVID Tutor o Retired Middle School Civics and Economics Classroom Educator o Former Head Football and Girls’ Basketball Coach, Kempsville Middle School

12-Year Volunteer Backdrop Canvas Artist for the “Encore Players,” a Virginia Community Theatre Group

• Professional Academic Honors and Certifications; Professional Development Activities

Consultant/Presenter for Advanced Placement Summer Institutes – Pre-AP Social Studies – at the University of Georgia, the University of Arkansas and the College of William and Mary just to name several

Conducted Critical Thinking Instructional Strategies presentations with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools Board of Education

First non-vocational secondary school teacher in Virginia Beach City Public Schools to be awarded the Total Quality Management Award in Education

Only VBCPS Social Studies teacher selected to partner with WHRO (PBS), Norfolk, VA, to create an online website for a Middle Level Economics Curriculum

Numerous presentations with VBCPS for TQM in Education workshops

Presenter at the Maryland State Teacher’s Association Workshop for Total Quality in Education, Baltimore, MD, and the National Governor’s Conference for Total Quality in Education, Albuquerque, NM

Initial member for the “Learning Lab Project” – a partnership between the National Education Association and VBCPS for using TQM in the academic classroom

Published in the National Education Association Journal, Teaching and Change, “Implementing TQM in the Social Studies Classroom” - Volume 2, Number 3, Spring 1995

Former U. S. Navy Medical Disaster Coordinator in association with the Tidewater Virginia Regional Chapter for Disaster Preparedness

Former American Red Cross and American Heart Association CPR, First Aid, and Water Safety Instructor and Public Swim Pool Manager

Book reviewer for a Medical Assisting Textbook Publisher

• Special Note

United States Passport is current

Disabled American Veteran

COVID – 19 Vaccination Series Completed including Booster

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