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Skills Inventory:

Extensive desktop publishing (Adobe Pagemaker 6.5, Microsoft Publisher 98, Microsoft Word 95, 97, 2000, XP), graphics (Adobe Photoshop 7.0)

Web design and site management including Microsoft Frontpage 2002, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX , Macromedia Flash 5)

Multimedia development including Microsoft PowerPoint and E-books. Use of CDs for file management, back up and presentation.

Operating systems: Macintosh OS, Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP

Training end users in computer and software usage

Extensive experience with various aspects of research, editing and presentation of academic materials.

Language: skills in written and spoken English as A SecondLanguage (ESL).

Employment History:

TEACHER of Art, Art History and Social Studies
Rochester Adams High School, Rochester Hills, Michigan (1977 - 2002)

Eaton Rapids High School, Eaton Rapids, Michigan (1972-1977)

Developed and taught classes based on a global-learning focus. Includ corresponding and presenting materials with international faculty who taught ESL.

Developed instructional materials for cross platform applications: print and web-based materials for TCI/Denver, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA. Annenberg Foundation Washington, D.C.

Developed instructional materials for cross platformapplications: print and web-based materials for Art and Social Studies classes.

Published the Adams High School yearbook with budget of $10,000.00. Book included text, black and white and color graphics, 200 pages.

Wrote Internet Lesson Plans for Teachers published in 1996 by Brighter Paths

Successful grant writer. Grants ranged from $500.00 to $150,000.00.

Oakland Schools, Waterford, Michigan. Teacher Consultant 1997

Provided graphical and editorial support for research projects.

Trained and provided support to faculty in Oakland County in the use of technology integration.


Master of Arts, Michigan State University- August 1975. Major : Curriculum Development

Certification Social Studies K-12, Wayne State University - August 1992.

Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University - June 1972. Major: Art Practice: Minor: Art Education


Attended The Utah Genealogical Association's Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy January 2001.

Documented family research in West and East Prussia, Galicia, Congress Poland, and Posen including on-site research in Europe.

Print and website development for Internet Workbook forGenealogists based on presentations created for the F H C Bloomfield Hills,MI, FEEFHS Conference 2001 Milwaukee, WI, and Atlas Workshops, Adams High School, October, 2001.

Support and training of FHC patrons in use of traditional and online research.

Special projects including development of CDs that presented 150 family photos in an electronic album.

Personal website: Michigan Polonia http://mipolonia.net

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