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Nazarena Garrón Ciberay Objective

CARPE DIEM

(Seize the Day)

Education

Personal Profile

Master of Arts: Information and Learning Technologies, eLearning Design and Implementation, University of Colorado, date of graduation: Dec., 2011 Designing eLearning Environments, University of Colorado – Aug., 2010 Member of Golden Key International Honour Society - 2011 B.A., Liberal Arts, University of Colorado, May, 2001 Major: Communications; Minors: Spanish and Online Information Design Eighteen years of progressively responsible experience with education focused organizations. I am a selfdirected and highly motivated, BILINGUAL professional with solid technical orientation thriving due to a LEARNER attitude and approach. Using COLLABORATIVE techniques I am able to anticipate and address challenges while recognizing individuals’ abilities resulting in effective management of cross functional teams. A strategic LEADER who is always CONNECTED through strong oral and written communication skills, intentional team work, and meaningful results.

Experience 2010-Present Summary

Denver Public Schools

Denver, CO

Professional Development Systems Manager Effectively manage summer training project including strategic planning and coordination of over

200 courses with 16 departments, multiple locations and instructors, serving over 3000 learning participants during a two-week time span (New Educator Institute-NEI). Lead for department website revamp and maintenance (external vendor, contract writer, cross-

team coordination, etc.)  Lead staff of 12 to support all district, Teaching and Learning in services/training. Coordinate/partner with organizations to highlight external opportunities and resources for DPS

educators (career and classroom resources). Lead Business Representative for Schoolnet/DPS systems project with Moodle integration. *Responsible for pre-release testing and quality control once releases are moved to production. *Coordinate facilitated trainings and quick reference guides for different audiences. Create and manage Professional Development budget for all district content areas (general funds, state, federal, and grant funding). Collaborate with the Induction team on new teacher experience and mentoring enhancements. Lead for district wide Culturally Responsive Classroom Management hybrid course in partnership with Colorado University at Denver, CRUE Center.  2006-2010

Denver Public Schools

Denver, CO

Induction Manager Manage the district’s Induction program – over 700 new educators and 350 mentors each year. Develop and implement district Lead Mentor program and training. *Create seamless transition into automated system to handle compliance requirements. Liaison with the Colorado Department of Education handling teacher licensing. Maintain New Educator website, e-newsletter, and online community efforts. Assist in the creation and improvement of district online registration tool. Department lead for Teacher recruitment and Student Teacher processes.


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Experience Summary

2000-2005

Denver, CO

Communications/IT Associate Design and produce internal and external corporate publications (annual report and weekly

newsletters for example).  Partner with scholarship team to recruit, interview, and support incoming college students. Develop, maintain and update company website and intranet. Responsible for server backups and restore plan. Tech support for team of 15 (set-up, program install, training, upkeep, monitor usage, etc).

2000-2006

Centennial, CO

Assistant Director/Office Manager *Seasonal-Part Time Position* Office Manager related responsibilities –Manage staff scheduling, establish and strengthen

relationships with clients (parents, students and community partners). Analyze existing processes, identify areas of improvements, recommend enhancements, create and

present training for staff. 1996-2000

Denver Public Schools

Denver, CO

School/Family Liaison (Multilingual Assessment Services Team) Serve as a resource to multilingual families with health, education, or economic hardships. Put systems in place to coordinate cross departmental staff responsibilities resulting in progressive

results in place of duplicating efforts.

Civic Activities

Grace Chapel

Englewood, CO

 Sunday School Teacher for Pre-School, 1st grade, and 3rd grade

Iglesia Vida Nueva (Spanish church)

Westminster, CO

Youth Leader (w/spouse) – 12-15 students ranging 13-18 years of age. Counselor and resource for Spanish speaking families with medical, financial, or education needs.  Volunteer Event PlannerInterpreter/TranslatorEnglish, Spanish, & Math tutor.

Excellent references available upon request


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