TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT EDUCATOR RESEARCH
Results-oriented individual with a background of success in combining
education, technology, presentation and program development. Proven
expertise in computer application education. Demonstrated achievements
in innovative and dynamic teaching methods and experience in trade and
COMPUTER SKILLS AND TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS
Shoot The Computer! He's Going As Fast As He Can! and Around
The World With The World Wide Web. Computer Manuals. Mature
Computer and office consultation for Foglietti & Associates, Hoppy's
Scooters and Medical Supply, Steamship W.G. Mather, Cleveland
Manual for the Steamship W.G. Mather (CD-Rom/Website version).
Harbor Heritage Society. 2003.
Your Computer Can't Sing Without You (Or Do Anything Else, For That
Matter). Computer Manual. Cleveland Opera. 1990.
Web Design for
Joint Vocational School (Introduction to Computers, Basic Computer Skills,
Windows XP, Excel, Internet/E-mail. Job Link Employment Specialist)
of Akron, Akron, Ohio (master's class in "The Uses of Computers
In The Non-profits")
William G. Mather Docent Classes, Cleveland, Ohio (General introduction
to computers and the Internet, presentation skills and guest relations)
Lifelong Learning, Lorain County Community College (storytelling class,
"I Thought I Saw A Ghost" and College Days orientation program,
"College as Entertainment: Stories From The Past")
Cuyahoga Community College -- World War II Through Story, Character
and Drama; "Ohio's Own Story" -- Ohio History, "Great
Lakes Stories" -- Great Lakes History, "From Sea To Shining
Sea" -- American History.
Stratton College -- Oral Communications
2006 - present
Cuyahoga Community College Encore Program (part-time)
2005 - present
Lorain County Joint Vocational School/JobLink (part-time)
Production Manager; 1977-1981
Eden Valley Enterprises (part-time)
member of this non-profit organization which produces programs for museums,
historical societies, schools and other organizations.
Developed Living History programs at a time when this type of
programming was virtually unknown. Programs went from full scale productions
to one-person character programs.
EVE has developed more than 40 original productions for organizations
such as The Steamship W.G. Mather Museum, Western Reserve Historical
Society, The Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Roscoe Village Foundation.
Of these shows, 14 are based on Ohio History and 11 are based on Great
Instructor; 2008 - 2011
Mature Services (part-time)
curriculum and class materials for computer classes
Instructor: Introduction to Computers, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Assistance with online job search and applications, resumes and
Executive Coordinator Summer Season, June, 2007
Lorain County Pioneer Children's Theatre
administration of this thirty year old children's theatre camp serving
approximately 60 students ranging from K-12.
Supervision of staff of seven theatre professionals.
Systems Manager/Administrative Assistant 20042007
Systems Manager 2004-2006
Box Office/Systems Manager
Opera Cleveland (formerly Cleveland Opera) (part-time)
Opera's first (and longest tenured employee), I grew with a start-up
performance art nonprofit in 1976 to the current recently merged organization
that has an annual operating budget of over four million dollars included
sales, system, design, and staff.
Developed/upgraded the Box office from approximately $20,000
in sales in 1976 to receipts approaching one million dollars. Developed
box office accounting systems, supervision/training of staff, technology
Assisted in the development and maintenance the Opera's Web Site
Maintained/oversaw the Novell system for a network of 24 computers.
Provided support/training for the staff for company software systems.
Provided support for Finance/Administration Department in Accounts
Payable & Receivable, Purchasing, and Data Entry.
Cleveland State University
Special projects include creating educational websites:
Cleveland Opera On Tour (now Opera Cleveland)
S.S. Mather Museum docent
see a complete copy of Bette Lou's Curriculum Vita, click here;
for a PDF copy, click here