Resume for Ms. Elizabeth Anne Patton

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I’m seeking employment as a learning strategist & eLearning developer. I’m a lifetime learner, a what-ifer, adventurer, and creative collaborator with teaching and development experience.

email: lizepatton@icloud.com
Located in SE Portland, OR.
phone: (503) 593-5626
Experience:

Volunteer Work:

Free Geek Portland 2012-current

Content Strategist (Contract, PT)

33 Degrees Design Studio 2013-2014

  • Worked with an emerging web design company to develop best practices for collaborative web and print design projects.
  • Collaborated around UI, UX, SEO, and content strategy.
  • Contributed to company development meetings and the company blog.

Content Strategist (Contract, PT)

Beekmedia Design 2011-2012

  • Assisted in developing an early childhood teacher eLearning website and a Life Coaching website using WordPress, HTML5, PHP, CSS3, and principles of responsive design.
  • Managed client updates, site progress, benchmarks, notes, documentation, and to-do lists for collaborative use in Google Docs.
  • Designed newsletters for e-mail list subscribers with Constant Contact.

4th/5th Grade Teacher

Molalla River Academy 2009-2011

  • Designed and implemented curriculum for a science and arts based charter school for its first two years.
  • Experienced looping, blended classes, and multidisciplinary, project based learning.
  • Organized events and field trips to complement our curriculum. Mobilized volunteers.
  • Offered individualized instruction as required for a wide range of student abilities and special needs, implemented accommodations, learning tools, and systems for accessibility.
  • Incorporated many lessons about PC use, including: word processing, Powerpoint, Logo (a basic programming language), using the internet for research, Google Sites.

6th Grade Teacher

Ascension Solorsano Middle School 2006-2009

  • Taught Language Arts, Reading, and Social Studies.
  • Continued parent contact and involvement, including a website and web accessible grades.
  • Collaborated with Core department to plan instruction and analyze data. Acted as grade level lead in ’08-’09.

Education:

University of Santa Cruz, California 2001-2006

& University of Glasgow (study abroad 2003-2004)
B.A. in Psychology, Minor in Education 2001-2005
M.A. in Teaching and Instruction 2005-2006

Portland State University 2012-2014

Graduate Certifications:
Training and Development (Online Training Focus) Summer 2014
Training and Development (Training Focus) Winter 2015
e-Learning Design and Development Spring 2013

Meet-ups and Workshops:

  • Devsignercon
  • The Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD)
  • PDX Web & Design Meet-up
  • I attended Rails Girls 2012 (an introduction to Ruby on Rails for ladies)
Computers:

  • Mac iWork (Pages, Keynote, Numbers)
  • MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Google Drive (Forms, Docs, Sheets, Drawings)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 (Photoshop, Bridge, InDesign, After Effects)
  • Adobe Captivate 6-8
  • Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
  • GIMP
  • Moodle LMS
  • WordPress CMS
  • SCSS, CSS3, Less, HTML5
  • e-mail marketing with Constant Contact and SurveyMonkey
  • Social Media networks (LinkedIn, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit . . .)
  • Amateur: JS and JQuery, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, AutoCAD, Visual Basic (VBA) & GitHub