Mary Lorenz Virtual Resume

I’m an explorer, I inquire, I learn, I create, I share – it’s my process in all and where I do best. With me we go on journeys and learn along the way. You see, I love to explore. Somewhere deep in my soul there is a constant craving for the new.

I am an educational leader with teaching and administrative experience who effectively deals with issues related to students, faculty, and administration at all levels. I have served teachers and education leaders with diverse backgrounds and abilities as coach, trainer and mentor.
My experience also includes managing, designing, providing training, producing creative, digital teaching, learning and research based solutions for organizations.

Instructional Designer • Cut course production time by 10 months. Designed and implemented a quality assurance model for the production of online courses. Understood, supervised, and improved upon every aspect of the production model, including project planning, writing, editing, multimedia development, QA, and delivery.

ELearning Designer • Created eLearning courses that had an 82% completion rate. Built technical training from scratch, eLearning design using multiple authoring tools like Articulate, Storyline, and other eLearning tools. I utilized methodologies to address adult learning styles in a classroom as well as online environment, creation and implementation of training workshops and eLearning modules, using my strong understanding adult learning, testing and surveying methodologies.

Project Manager • Streamlined enrollment time by 80%. Redesigned and implemented a paper based enrollment process to be totally digital. I utilized free tools to embed the forms into a web portal, further automating the in-house processing of the enrollments.

Trainer • Facilitated an 80% increase in candidate completions. Developed mentoring and coaching programs. By conducting effective needs analysis, recommending the right method for training, developing the programs, and then measuring the effectiveness post-training.



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