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RADHA VALSADIA

28710 Van Dyke Ave. Warren, MI 4093 586-596-3311 rvalsadia@gmail.com

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER PROFILE


Data driven, results oriented, and bilingual Instructional Designer with experience gearing educational material towards
various ages, cultures, and backgrounds

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ESL and Social Studies Adult Education Instructor Warren Woods Public Schools, Warren, MI September 2016 - Present
Assess data to determine priority skills to teach.
Develop lessons driven by CASAS test scores, TABE test scores data, and student feedback.
Integrate technology to enhance lessons.

Instructional Designer Intern Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA June 2017 August 2017
Created scenario based eLearning Training using Storyline 2 following principles of multi-media.
Developed Train the Trainer course for future instructors following adult learning theory.
Facilitated trainings in classroom and distance learning format.
Collaborated with Subject Matter Expert to revamp training for new hire technicians including analyzing student
needs, creating objectives, developing training resource, and evaluating course.
Used Blooms Taxonomy, Gagnes Nine Events of Instruction, and Merrill First Design Principles for training creation.

Instructional Designer and Trainer Oakland Literacy Council, Bloomfield Hills, MI March 2016 Present
Facilitate class based training for future tutors in lesson planning and teaching skills.
Redesign classroom training based on evaluations.
Developed eLearning training modules using Adobe Captivate based on adult learning theory. Resulted in a 4 hour
decrease in classroom instruction.

10th grade English and Honors English Teacher Fordson High School, Dearborn, MI September 2015 June 2016
Implemented effective lessons using technology such as Google suite, webquests, class blog, and iLearn.
Developed after school red-cross club.
Coached students one-one-one during after school tutoring.
Analyzed student reading scores to provide targeted differentiated reading instruction.
Consistently evaluated as an effective teacher by administers based on Danielson Rubric.

English as a Second Language Teacher Laxmi Global School, Gujarat, India April 2014 June 2015
Facilitated effective lessons under a constructivist and culturally relevant pedagogy aligned with curriculum.
Incorporated technology such as a class website, electronic review games, and group study revision using WhatsApp.
Organized school events such as the school's Annual Day event.

Student Teacher Reach Charter Academy Middle School, Roseville, MI September 2013 - November 2013
Delivered student centered instruction for social studies classes aligned with curriculum.

Education: M.S Instructional Technology (Wayne State University; In Progress - Expected Graduation 2018; GPA 4.00/4.00),
B.S Secondary Education with Major in Social Studies and Minor in English with University and Departmental Honors (Wayne
State University; 2010-2013; GPA 3.94/4.00)

Technology Skills: Adobe Captivate, MS Office Suite, Google Suite, Storyline 360

Awards: Nominated for 2016 Dearborn Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award; Student Leadership Services Volunteer of
the Year 2012