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Thomas Pitre , B.F.A., MA, Ph.D.
Experienced: Editor, teacher, trainer, on-line curriculum and instructional designer and developer. Experienced, and deeply involved in the production of: media, marketing, program development, and the administration and maintenance of Internet commerce. Assistant director and dean of faculty for an international university.
Profile: Analyst and Knowledge Worker, creating, collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, structuring, storing and retrieving data and information -- both written and graphic. Editor and Publisher of on/off-line publications. [Write for samples or pointers to samples.]
IBM 360, IBM MTSC/MTSC, HP, Xerox, Tandy, HP, Apple, Mac, PCs Miscellaneous A/V devices, video digitizing and editing, audio creation and editing, CD ROM mastering, networking cards, Ethernet, routers, webcams, muxes, photo lithographic equipment, machine shop, wood shop, automotive mechanics, small-engine mechanics, process photography, installation and trouble-shooting at board level of , peripherals, drives, tapes, modems. Fiber optic splicing and connectorization.
Unix, Linux, MAC O/S, Windows ME, 98, XP and Vista. Programming in: BASIC, Pad++, Fortran, C, Pascal, PAL, dBase, Visual Basic, SQL, Logo, Profile, WYLBUR, HTML, UNIX C-shell, Perl, BEOS, Linux, applications, graphics including PhotoShop CS5.5, multimedia authoring (ToolBook, etc.), presentation graphics, spreadsheets, database programming, desktop publishing, CD production, still and motion video/audio.
October, 2010-Present. Backroom computer management, planning and marketing, BLOG, photography; Yao International Market, Sequim, WA
Summer, 2005 - Co-Founder, Choices & Voices, Olympic Peninsula. An on line site, BLOG and WIKI. (Wiki, inactive). The purpose is to promote civic journalism and to provide resources to journalists, BLOGGERS, writers and communicators.
Mar., 2005 - September, 2005: Moderator, PC SIG, Retired Scientist's, Olympic Peninsula.
2002-January, 2007, Webmaster, Sequim Museum [ Former link: http://sequimmuseum.org/ ] 2005-06 Member, Public Dimension Assessment Team. Reports to director and IMLS, Washington, DC. Continue as technical consultant to MAC, 3-08.
Oct. 2000 - Present: Originator, Webmaster, Sequim Web at: http://sequim-web.net/ Sequim Web is a local, community site for residents and businesspersons in Sequim, Washington. First community web cam in Sequim.
2000 - 2001 Editor, Museum and Art Center (THE MAC) Newsletter, Sequim, WA.
Aug. 2002-2006: Volunteer with Industry Technology Cluster, Clallam County Economic Development Council
2003: Volunteer Editor and Senior Writer, TechJournal, STMA, Port Angeles, WA. Published as Technology News, (Fall, 2003).
2003: Webmaster, Clallam Business Incubator Web Site < http://clallambi.org/ > [Site content donated to Economic Development Council, Port Angeles, Spring, 2004.]
1999 - 2001: Assistant Director, Rushmore Global MBA Program; MBA, International, Inc., Online MBA Program Served as Faculty Advisor to Graduate Students and System Support Administrator for multi-user site and domain hosting. Duties include: screening candidates, assigning faculty, editing newsletter, administering web site, advising graduate and doctoral students, teach custom and self-designed modules and courses in MBA and DBA programs. In December 2000, I asked to step down as Assistant Director and became Director, Curriculum and Development. I also passed on my duties as support person to another faculty.
1998 - 2000: Adjunct Faculty and Textbook Facilitator, Canyon College, Idaho. Instruct courses in Finance, Statistics and Decision Theory. Left faculty, January, 2000. Remained as Textbook Coordinator for university and faculty until 2001 to manage book sales. Managed texts for courses. Students could order texts on line from Amazon's secure server from Canyon's Bookstore. Alternatively, they could order books from Barnes and Noble using my system.
Currently, as an independent contractor, I deliver management courses via electronic delivery and create original CD-based training courses delivered via the net and/or via CD in ToolBook format.
1999-2001: Columnist, Olympic Peninsula Business Journal, Sequim, WA Offline version discontinued, Dec., 1999. Contributing Editor, BIZ BLOG, Olympic Peninsula Business Journal On Line (OPBJ), March 2000 - present. 25% raise in pay, November, 2000. OPBJ is now off line ( 4 - 2001 ).
1998 - 2007 Webmaster and Publications Manager, Retired Scientists, Olympic Peninsula PC-SIG and Official R/S Sites. Publisher, semi-monthly Personal Computer SIG Newsletter, 2000-2002. Currently publish PC news via email.
Research Assistant, and Assistant to the President (Prof. Lung Den Liaw of JFK University), Berkeley Institute, Inc., Berkeley, California. Technical support and administration for contract work of a confidential nature for Asian and stateside contracts and administration. Created marketing presence for company, screened applicants, managed communications, designed and maintained database and information systems for International Management and Training function of Berkeley Institute. Worked with stateside vendors as liaison with overseas buyers.
UNIX System Administrator, Sequoia Institute, Fremont, CA Supervised programming contractor, and responsible for staff training and database implementation.
1995-1999 Faculty, Computer Assisted Learning Center (CALC), Rochester, New York. Instructor, UNIX System Administration and Management of Information.
1996-7 Instructor, Corporate Training and Economic Development; Mission College, Santa Clara, CA. Developed and created curriculum and training for West Valley - Mission College District in Fiber Optics; Photonics and Fiber Optics Installation. Trained military and civilian communications technicians. Author/Editor of training manual: "Fiber Optics Manual, Training Protocols and Procedures." Manual translated into Spanish in Spain by Fernando Navarro Paez (Ciberstudio, eintec.es), 1997.
1997-8 Adjunct Faculty, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA. Instructor, computer applications in Computer-Assisted Training Program, including: Windows 95, Excel and Computer Fundamentals.
Technical Editor, Macmillan/Paramount Communications and Publishers. Teach Yourself the Internet [ISBN: 0672307359] , SAMS Publications
1994-1996 Consultant, Computer Training Consultants, San Jose, CA Train users in introduction and navigation of the Internet using a variety of software suites, including Netscape, Mosaic, Pipeline, Embarque, etc. Developed courses in New Technology Series, including: Electronic Imaging, Multimedia, Web Site Design, etc. Webmaster for company site.
Faculty, Phillips College, Campbell, CA; Adjunct faculty, 1990-96. Instruct computer related classes for data processing department, including: 'C' Programming, Logic and Structured Design, BASIC, dBase, Lotus, WordPerfect, Algebra, DOS. Coordinator, tutorial program and member, educational council in preparation for WASC regional accreditation.
Vice President and Investing Partner, Information Technology Center, Santa Clara, CA (d.b.a., Data Processing Consulting Services of Northern California, San Jose) Designed and delivered training in: fiber optics testing and installation, computer applications and computer maintenance and repair. Responsible for networked, computer laboratories on site. Installed Fiber Optics Lab, including test points/panels, patch panels, cable runs, etc. Marketed school programs and supervised staff and interns. Designed and presented courses in Internet, Web Site Construction, and related topics. Participated in California State panel for Telecommunication Guidelines.
Freelance Writer and Contributing Editor, West Coast Online and Bay Area Bulletin Board Advisor (BABBA). Articles under name [Thomas Pitre] at: http://www.markshapiro.com/magsbyauth.html 1998-9
Faculty, Computer Software, Alameda Adult School, Alameda, CA
Faculty, Computers and Software Applications, Hayward Adult School, Hayward, CA.
Several other school districts, including Fremont (Sunnyvale, CA), Palo Alto, Morgan Hill, etc. in San Franciso Bay Area.
1971-Present Owner, Thomas Pitre Associates, Sequim, Washington. Independent Consultant, Moved to Sequim from San Jose in Feb., 1997. Private consultant to Bay Area companies (California) as a trainer, curriculum designer, programmer, graphics designer and consultant.
Coordinator, Career and Vocational Education, Beacon School, San Jose, CA. Directed special education instructors in computer and vocational education, including: electricity, plumbing and general shop. Implemented California State Education Grant.
1983-1985 Chair, Business Technology, Alameda Technical College, Hayward, CA Coordinated Federal Examination Preparation Training. Wrote and implemented curricula for US Government contracts. Realized savings of expendables of 20% for academic years 83-85. Designed individual training modules for private and CA State rehabilitation students. Instrumental in obtaining validation from Council for Non-collegiate Continuing Education (CNCE).
1986-Present Author, On-Line Publisher and Instructor of Web-based training. Volunteer with local, community groups and non-profits since 1997 in Sequim, WA.
University and Adult Education Instructor and Private, Educational Consultant. Principal, Thomas Pitre and Associates, San Jose. Private consultant. Design and deliver workshops in: Computer Applications, Small Business Services, Desktop Publishing. Specializing in small business support and computer services and sales . Designed and presented courses in: Business Management Courses, including: Management Information Systems, Communications, Business Writing, Behavioral Decision Making, and Math for Managers. Responsible for faculty development and recruitment.
Faculty, School of Education, National University, San Jose. Delivered and designed graduate courses in: Educational Technology, including: Task Analysis, Development of Learning Objectives.
Master Instructor, City University, Santa Clara, CA. Designed and delivered Undergraduate and Graduate Courses in several areas, including Supervision, Management Statistics, Behavioral Decision Making, Report Writing, Managerial Communications, Math for Managers, etc.
Guest Professor, (Computer Applications, Structured Programming, Database) Vista College, Berkeley; Phillip's Jr. College, Campbell; Adult Instructor, Bay Area School Districts, including: Mt. View, Santa Clara, Palo Alto, Berkeley, San Jose, Hayward, Alameda, Sunnyvale and Morgan Hill.
Forensics - Begins October, 2018. Strathclyde University, Glascow
Forensics - Begins October, 2018. Strathclyde University, Glascow
Writing Fictional Characters - Completed, March, 2018. Udemy on line course. Udemy, San Francisco, CA. James Bruce Bruch, Author, Screenwriter and Teacher.
Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance May 23, 2016 - July 1, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Richard Chambers, Instructor. Associate Prof. Craig Hassed. Audited MOOC. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/mindfulness-wellbeing-performance
Discover Dentistry, Feb., 2016. Christopher Stokes (Educator)
Design1o1 Redux, Part 1 and Part 2. MOOC, Iversity.org. Nov., 2015-Feb., 2016 Abadir Academi di Belle Arti
Writing for the Web (WriteWeb) NOV 23 DEC 22. 2015 by Frankie Madden Open2Study Australia https://www.open.edu.au/
Architecture 101, Part I, II, and III. Abadir Sicily, Iversity MOOC
Introduction to Journalism,
Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society Univ. of Pennsylvania MOOC 21 April 2014, 8 weeks, to June, 2014
Creativity: Music to My Ears Stanford University MOOC Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Creative Problem Solving by Brad Hokanson, PhD, Marit McCluske University of Minnesota MOOC
Design 101 (or Design Basics) MOOC, by Stefano Mirti, Anne-Sophie Gauvin, Prof. Giovanni Pasca Raymondi, and Dott. Lucia Giuliano Design 101, a whoami production for Iversity. A collaboration between the Abadir Academy of Fine Arts and IdLab. 28 Oct., 2013 to 3 January, 2014. (DID NOT COMPLETE)nAudited MOOC. process.
Creativity, Innovation, and Change MOOC Dr. Jack V. Matson, Dr. Darrell Velegol and Dr. Kathryn W. Jablokow, University of Pennsylvania. Sept., 2013, 8 weeks.