Thomas A Dyer, M.S.


Professional Summary
Dynamic professional and former expatriate with more than 20 years of success as an ESL teacher and technical writer

domestically and in China. Adept at developing comprehensive curricula for global educational institutions and business training organizations. Proven track record of effectively assessing needs and leading cross-functionally to deliver and complete projects on time or ahead of schedule. Highly focused in designing winning programs, identifying goals, and training individuals and teams to exceed them. IBM trained expert in systems implementation and project management with excellent abilities to communicate technical areas to students, non-technical, and business teams.

Core Qualifications
Technical Writing System Administration Education ESL Tutoring Curriculum Development Extensive Expatriate Experience Consulting Troubleshooting

Wrote 12 English-centric ESL Textbooks for Peizheng Business College Guangzhou in China. Designed BEC, CET-4 & CET-6 , TOEFL, TOEIC courses in various schools across China. Developed and taught MBA-related MIS Computer Administration program, Computer Assisted Process Flow program for Factory Production, Topic Oriented Conversational Oral English, Computer Aided Instruction system, as well as medical and technical vocabularies at Ocean University. Developed and wrote pilot program to train foreign nurses to work in America in conjunction with Zhaoqing Medical College in China.

Faculty September 2009 to Current Peizheng Business College – Guangzhou, PRC CHINA Recruited to teach Business Topic Oriented Conversational Oral English. Often partnered with both Chinese and American teachers to ensure students were appropriately prepared for exams. Collaborated with students to teach super learning skills inspired by the World Memory Championships held in Guangzhou in 2010.  Developed lesson plans to support various programs. Faculty/Technical Writer September 2005 to June 2009 COSCO Ocean shipping College – Qingdao, PRC China Designed engineering courses for technical training department at Haier Corporation technical training facility. Fostered strategic partnerships with numerous schools in Qingdao to promote ESL programs. Wrote teaching guides and lesson plans to support all programs. Security and Safety Officer October 2004 to July 2005 Initial Security - Naperville, IL. Served as uniformed officer overseeing security functions, including fire safety, CPR, and emergency situations as they arose. Approved all access and entry to site, processing security passes for employees, visitors, and vehicles. Maintained constant contact with police and fire department, always prepared to dispatch the appropriate authorities in the event of danger.

Directed seminars to teach market and investment principles. life insurance annuities plans for retirement. Reversed engineered operations and process. Wrote Accelerated English program based on study results. Page 2 Faculty January 2004 to October 2004 Zhaoqing Medical College CHINA . Integrated Maestro scheduler operations and Open Basic control system to run in Acxiom environment. -. Enrolled Chinese and American students in the CGFNS program. including mutual funds. Wrote and documented Computer Aided Training systems to accelerate learning programs and ultimately the teaching process of English and medical vocabularies for the CGFNS program. Administered simulated SAT tests to enhance preparation. IL. Administered simulated CGFNS exams to prepare students to take exams in Beijing. Selected to represent the region as Team Lead for Chicago Area.Regional Support Specialist Technicare Corp. as well as processes to enable movement 85 Unix and NT.Field Service Engineer U. Designed accelerated learning based techniques for SAT vocabulary lessons. Previous Professional Experience Bank One/IBM -.S. SAT Verbal English Teacher October 2001 to January 2004 Ray Chinese School . Inc. -. Taught Medical English used in hospital environments.Data Systems Technician 1st Class Education Masters of Science: Computer Science .Zhaoqing. Led analyst training regarding financial market and insurance concepts in preparation for financial licensing exams. retirement planning. Spearheaded server systems of Acxiom facility. USS Seahorse -. tracking their progress. PRC CHINA Tapped to develop pilot program to train foreign nurses to work in the United States. Navy. wrote system operations manuals. authoring documentation to duplicate environment at new facility. Conceived and implemented technical training documentation as well as updated operations manuals and procedures geared toward Acxiom staff.Thomas A Dyer.UNIX Systems Administrator/Technical Writer Wang Laboratories. Performed market research to discover how ESL students attending schools in six Chinese cities learn English. IL. System's Analyst & Scheduler operations/Technical Writer February 2003 to September 2003 Acxiom Corporation . M. Delivered financial services to diverse clientèle. Analyzed.Oakbrook.Lisle. IL Established and taught SAT verbal English classes.S. Financial Analyst/Corporate Trainer March 2002 to January 2004 World Financial Group – Park Ridge.