Education & Training Specialist | Director of Training | Corporate Training Leader
I am an adult education expert recognized for my ability to develop and facilitate curriculum, motivate and engage learners, and manage high-functioning programs. 12+ years in varied levels of education and the medical field have contributed to an impressive reputation of executing highly successful adult learning programs and implementing innovative talent development solutions.
My PhD in Research Psychology allows me to offer unique insight to the area of adult education. My dissertation focused on the role of self-efficacy and the academic success of the nontraditional female learner.
Training & Development
Experience: 11-15 years
Availibility: 40+ hours/week
Type of work: Part-time contracting, Full-time contracting, Permanent part-time position, Permanent full-time position
Work location preference: Local, Remote, Available to travel
Portfolio link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathleenmichael-j-perrine/
- Learning design (advanced)
- Learning technology (advanced)
- Learning strategy (advanced)
- Project management (advanced)
- Quality assurance (advanced)
- Accessibility (advanced)
- Learning analytics (advanced)
- Content curation (advanced)
- Custom content writing (advanced)
- Voice Over (advanced)
Doctoral degree at PhD Research Psychology, Northcentral University
Masters degree at Healthcare Administration, Ashford University
Bachelors degree at Business Administration, Orlando College
(from 05/2018 till present)
Senior Learning Architect (Instructional Designer), Currently designing curriculum for a variety of institutions including Mayo School of Medicine, Paul Quinn College, and Southern New Hampshire University
National American University
(from 02/2014 to 05/2017)
Program Director, Collaborated to assure that the program mission, goals, learning outcomes, syllabi, competencies, and objectives were current and complied with accreditation requirements. Taught 3-4 courses per quarter, conducted independent studies, and developed courses. ® Elevated credentialing exam pass rate to 100% by developing instructional plans to track student learning, providing individual theory and performance interventions, and providing timely and valid feedback to both students and instructors. ® Achieved 100% hire rate/continued education of all graduate students by conducting a needs analysis from employers, managing externships and cooperative education, and providing on-site supervisors and preceptors’ orientation. ® Selected as a Subject Matter Expert to update and create new courses, rewrite testing materials, recommend textbooks and related instructional materials to the faculty assessment committee, and served as Editor to Associate Dean of Healthcare. ® Achieved 167% program growth and reduced student attrition from 70% to 12.5% within 3 years by serving as a 24/7 point of contact, meeting 1-on-1 with struggling students, developing training aids and creating various instructional games. ® Improved technological capacity by collaborating with the Campus Director to monitor the monthly budget, proposing innovative capital expenditures and software purchases, and leading staff to migrate from paper formats to digital charts. ® Received approval as a testing site for Registered Medical Assistant exams to prevent students’ needs to travel off-site.
(from 01/2013 to 12/2013)
Program Chair, Promoted to manage the Medical Assisting program, teach courses, align the school to be a testing site for multiple credentialing exams, and prepare programs for site visits from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). ® Promoted from Adjunct Instructor to Program Chair within 3 months of being hired for rewriting all tests and syllabi to match the textbooks and the CAAHEP standards. ® Improved organizational efficiency by transferring all student records in paper format to digital records.
(from 02/2006 to 09/2011)
Medical Assistant, Prepare patients for visits with the doctor by taking and recording vitals, updating medication lists as necessary, ordering lab tests, and reporting test results from the electronic health records (EHR) to the doctor to review and discuss with patients. ® Received an award from the City Mayor and local newspaper for saving a man’s life while off duty by observing a motorcycle crash, rushing to grab a trauma kit, delegating tasks to a police officer, and preparing the patient for transport