Nazarena Garrón Ciberay Objective
(Seize the Day)
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
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
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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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).
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
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.
Sunday School Teacher for Pre-School, 1st grade, and 3rd grade
Iglesia Vida Nueva (Spanish church)
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 PlannerInterpreter/TranslatorEnglish, Spanish, & Math tutor.
Excellent references available upon request
Published on Aug 16, 2012