You are on page 1of 2

CHELSY R.

CREWS
QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
Eager, outcome-focused professional positioned to excel in Instructional Design. Related skills
and experience include:
Instruction & Learning: Well-developed foundation in creating training deliverables through
current Instructional Technology position and graduate studies in instructional design and
technology. Knowledgeable in application of ADDIE method to establish learning objectives,
guide design and development of learning solutions, and assess back-end performance and
outcomes.
Coordination: Excellent interpersonal strengths, adeptly engaging with diverse audiences in
person and remotely. Able to plan and manage complex projects, skillfully liaising across
groups to promote achievement of immediate and long-range objectives.
Technical Aptitude: Leverage proficiencies in MS Office Suite, video / graphic editing
programs, and web design tools to manage information, create multimedia content, and
develop eLearning platforms. Able to quickly master new technology tools and support peers.
Additional Strengths: Hands-on experience in formal classroom instruction and early
childhood education. Highly adaptable to quickly changing environments and with talent for
creative problem solving. Excel under pressure while maintaining end-product quality.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS


Master of Science, Instructional Design & Technology
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA
Graduated with 4.14 GPA
Bachelor of General Studies, Concentrations in Humanities & Applied Behavioral
Sciences
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY, Hammond, LA
TOPS Opportunity Award recipient; Named to Deans List and Honor Roll
PL1 Teaching License Alternative Teaching Certification (Grades 1-5)
LOUISIANA RESOURCE CENTER FOR EDUCATORS, Baton Rouge, LA
Technical Proficiencies: Lectora Inspire, Adobe Captivate, Voicethread, Photoshop Elements,
Camtasia, iMovie, SnagIt, Garage Band, Basic HTML, Basic CSS
Affiliations: American Society for Training & Development, National Education Association

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS
THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON Charleston, SC
Instructional Technologist, 2014 to present
Provide consultative advice to faculty on effective uses of technology to support teaching and
learning. Recommend instructional design strategies that help meet educational goals. Design,
develop, and deliver one-on-one, small group, and large group professional development sessions
for faculty and staff.
Create and update print-based and video tutorials on a variety of instructional technology
applications and maintain departmental website, blog, and social media outlets.
Manage special events and projects from beginning to end.
Continued

CHELSY R. CREWS

Page 2

Collaborate with campus constituents to plan and implement instructional and educational
solutions.

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH Atlanta, GA


Instructional Design & Technology Intern, 2014
In coordination with project leadership, supported design and development of online training
course. Pinpointed learning objectives, delineated learning modules, and formulated multimedia
and script support content. Engaged with industry experts to inform approach while applying
principles of ADDIE method. Leveraged skills in Lectora Inspire and other software to create selfpaced, interactive web-based multimedia instruction and training tool. Reviewed and ensured
compliance with SCORM standards. Supported team members and reported to management.

Played chief role in successful, timely deployment of online professional development course
benefitting environmental health specialists statewide.

Independently learned Lectora Inspire program and developed full proficiency in less than one
month.

Stepped up to support fellow team members in use of software programs while creating video
clips and editing graphics.

MULTIPLE FAMILIES Norcross & Smyrna, GA


Nanny, 2011 to 2013
Cared for up to four young children while facilitating early development. Enforced educational,
behavioral, and dietary guidelines. Planned and led physically- and mentally-enriching activities.
Offered academic assistance. Provided transportation. Prepared daily log of activities and behavior.

Showed commitment to meeting unique learning needs of each child, including teaching sign
language to infants to enable early communication.

EAST BATON ROUGE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM Baton Rouge, LA


Teacher / Student Teacher, 2009 to 2010
Completed teaching assignments in second and fourth grade classrooms within urban public
school. Developed and delivered daily lessons in reading, science, and math, promoting goal
setting and student achievement. Supervised students, guided classroom transitions, and
addressed behavioral disruptions. Collaborated with faculty, administration, and parents to adapt
learning plans to meet individual needs and requirements. Assessed student performance;
maintained and submitted records in compliance with regulations.

Introduced small group exercises to promote cooperative learning for reading intervention;
effectively used Saxon Math to develop math lessons and intervention plans.

LIVINGSTON PARISH PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM Livingston, LA


Substitute Teacher, 2008 to 2009
Led student instruction for various grade levels and subject areas within rural public school. Liaised
with administration and faculty to receive lesson plans, classroom procedures, and special
instructions. Facilitated timely completion of planned tasks and activities. Enforced behavior
standards. Submitted student work and daily report to regular teacher.