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James Becker

(E) jimbecker1961@gmail.com

Objective: To create educational materials for people using, creativity, writing skills, research, technology and hard work. Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN 4H Youth Development 2009 - Present As a 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator I work with youth throughout the city of Indianapolis area, teaching video production, GIS, and other science and technology topics. Wrote a grant and purchased computers, software and cameras for digital video production\program. Designed GIS/GPS Train the trainer workshops for 4H Educators statewide

skills
Software
Captivate Camtasia Articulate Publisher MS Office Suite iMovie, Final Cut Adobe Premiere Sony Vegas Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Windows, Mac OS

University of Illinois, Mt. Vernon, IL Community Development 1998 - 2009 Working for Illinois Extension I Served Southern Illinois communities on a variety of issues, from strategic planning to leadership development programs, as well as tourism development Skills used, GIS, video production, leadership training, power point presentations and other software technology to creatively teach and share information. Started the New Madrid Earthquake preparedness conference . A five state conference about emergency preparedness in the event of a major earthquake.

Interests
Writing Video production Animation Tennis Sailing

Professional Development
Anime Studio Pro Flash HTML

University of Missouri, Fredericktown, MO Community Development 1992 - 1998 Served a 5 county area providing leadership and educational programs in Community Development, tourism, and leadership development programs. Wrote grants to assist with tourism development of Civil War history in Iron County Missouri. Created a leadership development program in Iron County for adults and youth.

Languages
Thai fluent Spanish - basic

Peace Corps, Thailand - Peace Corps Volunteer 1987-1989 Petchaboon Thailand, Non-Formal Education Center Education 2011 Present 1992 1984 References Upon Request along with Transcripts Purdue University, West Lafayette, In Working towards a Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology May 2013 Graduation Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL Master of Science Community Development Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL Bachelor of Science Cinema and Photography