Cathleen E. Ash

2601 School Street

Oakland, CA  94602

(510) 435-2744

cathy@highschoollibrarian.com

URL: http://www.highschoollibrarian.com

 

Objective            To utilize my writing, teaching, interface design and business and marketing skills

Experience

2003-Present            Fremont, California

Library Media Services Specialist & Student (SJSU – MLIS Degree anticipated 06/07)

·       High School Librarian – perform all library duties for 2,000+ population (over 600 students/day)

·       Create, Implement & Deploy TeacherWeb Training/Promotion, Parent Liaison (2 years)

·       Technology and Audio Visual Consultant (400 client LAN)

·       Implement Cross-curricular Research Training, Book Talks & Reviews

2002-2003            Oakland, California

Writer/Contractor

·       FAA Consultant, D.C. – database design/front-end design (summer 2003, 2004)

·       Computer Consultant/Trainer (Washington, D.C. to Pleasanton, CA)

·       Writer (online children’s stories) and Teacher (University of Phoenix)

·       Produced visual aids for speaker presentations (local non-profit organization)

2000-2002            moOFus Software, Inc., Oakland, California

Marketing Director/Project Manager/Multimedia Developer

·       Designed Logo, branding campaign, marketing events, product and company collateral

·       Planned and implemented national exhibits (Oracle, KFOG)

·       Committee Liaison for and Ambassador of Oakland Chamber of Commerce

·       Created, implemented and maintained web and physical documentation of product

·       Designed and produced interactive web-based Documentation/Reference Manual

1998-2000           Irvington High School, Fremont, California

·       Taught Sophomore & Senior English & QUEST Senior Project

·       Presented at seminars (benchmarks) and trained staff in State Standard work

·       Technology Associate:  trained staff and maintained 300+ computers on campus

·       Designed, created and implemented 30-computer Reading Lab w/ networked software

1997-1998           Federal Way High School, Federal Way, Washington

·       Taught Junior English

1995-1997           Travel & Work, New Hampshire to Korea and in-between

·       English Conversation in South Korea, Created At-Risk Youth Program in King County

·       A/P for Neuro-rehab Center, computer system/software for AIDS Quilt company

1987-1994            Signal Capital Corporation, Danvers, Massachusetts

·       Senior Portfolio Analyst restructured & repossessed for equipment leasing company

1985-1987            Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts

·       HR functions for Dean of Academic & Student Services, including Tenure Searches

Education

1995       Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary School English            U of New Hampshire

1985       Bachelor of Arts in English  (creative writing emphasis)            U of New Hampshire

Tech & Software Skills

·       Adode Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver

·       HTML, Filemaker, Office 2000 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·       Windows (3.1 through XP), Mac OS X, basic DOS, some networking/hardware repair