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Design Construction

United States
August 24, 2012

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Improving Performance • Enhancing Programs • Inspiring Systemic Change



…dedicated to guiding students to succeed while inspiring an insatiable passion for learning and technology


Visionary Leader, architectural designer, with a Bachelor's Degree coupled with 7 years’ experience instructing secondary education students. Background includes 11 years as an architectural drafter.


• Specializations include: AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, Inventor, 3D Studio Max, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Manual Drafting, Microsoft Office, and Sustainable Design.

• An enthusiastic, creative, and passionate educator, a mentor and advisor who believes that all student can learn and thrive in a learning environment that is stimulating, comforting and appropriate to their unique talents and abilities.

• Proven track record of project completions, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle a high pressure environment with significant timeline pressures




ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, Canton, MI September 2004 - Present

Cad/ Graphics Communication Instructor

Highlighted Achievements

• Constructed curriculums and directed AutoCAD workshops/CAD Camps for first robotics teams and prospective students

• Tailored and directed presentations and software demonstrations to specific demographics as a marketing strategy to acquire new and prospective students

• Improved Sustainable design curriculum to incorporate new advanced sustainable design techniques, and prepared students to take the LEED Exam

• Guided and prepared students for successful Capstone Presentations

• Trained students to create successful resumes and portfolios that appeal to CDD and Graphic Design career fields for employment

• Showcased student projects for School Chair, District Director, Operations Review, and ITTESI auditors

• Achieved multiple TPAP's based on high TPAP scores

• Exceeded engagement and student success goals for September 2011 quarter


Instructor of the Quarter December 2005

Instructor of the Quarter June 2011


• Tutor and coach students to help boost their confidence and competencies

• Provide academic and failure advising to students and documents in student information system

• Complete professional development and in-service activities in accordance with college standards

• Instruct students on subjects of Microsoft Office, various Autodesk programs, manual drafting, Architectural drafting, engineering, graphic design/communication, and Adobe Software

• Employ a variety of learning styles and techniques, to help students learn and reach their full potential

• Implement a variety of classroom management techniques for maintaining student attention, and involvement

• Facilitate classroom instruction; prepare daily lesson plans; develop PowerPoint's and quizzes;

administer tests; provide feedback on learning achievements and needs for improvement.


MARK ENGLISH ASSOICIATES, Detroit, MI June 2001 - November 2004

Intern Architect


• Produce architectural construction documents and preliminary design sketches in AutoCad and Archi CAD

• Cad mechanical and electrical engineering drawings

• Construction Administration

• Generate specifications

• Produce Material Boards

• Conduct Site Visits

• Produce blueprints and plots


M.S Sustainable Architecture, Lawrence Technological University, MI - 2010 - Present

B.S., Architecture, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, – 2001

Architectural Construction, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI 1995-1997

Professional Memberships


Autodesk Community

National Society Of Leadership

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