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Professional Summary
I am a Innovative and adaptable training and education professional seeking advanced position in a university setting. Dedicated Professional with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Skillfully manages lectures and promotes open classroom discussions. Develop careers leadership research, Create marketing outcome assessment. 
  • Ability to analyze, Synthesize & Interpret Information.
  • Knowledge of Social Structures and Change.
  • Ability to teach effectively in a business or industrial setting.
  • Interpersonal Communication (oral & written) & Good professional judgment.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and practice.
  • Knowledge of STEM workforce talent sources.
  • Interact well with Diverse Cultures/ Groups.
  • Knowledge of Community Resources.
  • Experience working external stakeholder in government and academic institutions.
  • AbilitytoResolve Conflicts.
  • Work Well Under Pressure.
  • Have the skills as a self-starter, organized and productive team member.
  • Knowledge of and cultural sensitivity toward adult education student population.
  • Physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Record of publication in higher education with a research university.
  • Experience with Diversity & Inclusion programs.
  • Ability to Understand & Improve Human Relationships.
  • Experience using Apollo & Sabre Software. 
  • Strong Travel industry experience. 
Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access,GDS,Blackboard and D2L, Apollo,Sabre
Work History
Co-Founder/Director, 06/1998 to Current
P & M Career Consultants
  • I help started P & M Career Consultants to ensure international Men and Women with diverse population in interdisciplinary Education needs such as in higher Education,Adult and Distance to Maintain a good relationship with employers.
  • Oversee all aspects for P & M Career Consultants needs, including E- Recruiting, day-to-day supervision, leading and retaining employees.
  • Developed short and long range operating plans activities, including budgets, programs and services, personnel, technology/other equipment, and space.
  • Developed strong, ongoing relationships with Career Services programs & employers that hire recent college graduates. Promote Knowledge career services employment-related services,leadership strategic planning and data collection.
  • Worked with various of international Boards to develop and monitor policies for and ensure their implementation.
  • Participate in professional staff development activities to ensure professional growth and knowledge needed to provide effective leadership and strategic development for program development.
  • Maintained resumes for participating students and alumni and placement credentials for those in the field of education.
  • Worked with Board to develop ongoing  development activities career service including cultivating strong relationships with major individual and Company and business foundation.
  • Surpassed revenue goals in four consecutive quarters.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional Workforce Education needs.
  • Collaborated with teams of various of international faculty for after-school tutorial program for students in need of extra help in poor counties with oral and written communication and Economic problems.
    • Planed and developed workforce training programs, ensuring compliance with applicable diverse policies and statues.
    • Prepared grant applications and plans in order to receive funding for various international workforce training programs.
    • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of development resources/employment services programs.
    • Collected, organized and analyzed data required in the development of various planning, contractual document.
    • Effectively works with other staff, members, volunteers, Corporate industries and other vendors to ensure successful identification, prioritization, planning, development, implementation,coordination, and completion of education programs, projects, products, and services including education curriculum, courses, seminars, Webinars, and certification and accreditation programs—that offer high value educational opportunities to external customers, and the entire international education community.
    AIDS Research Assistant, 01/2002 to 06/2004
    Rutgers University - Department of Public Health New Brunswick, NJ
    • Offer research, attention to detail and organizational and problem solving skills.
    • Conducted basic and applied research on HIV & AIDS.
    • Worked with several teams on AIDSresearch.
    • Conducted research study interviews and provides direct counseling, education and support to study participants and makes appropriate referrals to mental health and other support care providers as needed.
    • Maintained contact with other agencies involved in the implementation of study.
    • Assisted with data entry and quality checking process.
    • Conducted analysis of blood, including HIV+ specimens.
    • Maintained ample study and medical supplies in lab and exam rooms.
    • Assisted with all submissions regarding protocol changes and annual reviews.
    • I have maintained current knowledge of HIV research by reading HIV-related publications and attending conferences, seminars, forums, trainings and other available presentations.
    Assistant Coordinator, 01/1998 to 12/2001
    Citizenship And Service Education (CASE) Program New Brunswick, NJ
    • Initiated research and networked with comparable programs to enhance the programming files at the site.
    • Developed and implemented a program named Anger Management Program (AMP), which was used to assist young adults develop their interpersonal communication skills. The program served as a benchmark for future programs.
    • Conducted Anger Management Program seminars for individuals being monitored through the judicial system.
    • Assisted the senior coordinator of the organization in developing parenting and parental involvement classes for young mothers.
    • Communicate with team members to ensure optimal strategy and maximum efficiency.
    High School Social Studies Teacher, 01/1990 to 05/1995
    Accra High School Accra, Ghana
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet Special Education students varying needs.
    • Taught Special Education students to utilize problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
    • Created lesson plans in line with Accra curriculum and school curriculum for special Education students.
    • Created engaging and dynamic lessons with an emphasis on improving Special Education students written and verbal communication skills.
    • Encouraged Special Education students to persevere with challenging tasks.
    • Managed classrooms of 15 to 20  Special Education high school students during the absence of their teachers.
    • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects Special Education.
    • Work with the Academic Team to develop a cutting edge curriculum and content for the African continent for special Ed Students. 
    • Worked with a wide range of educationalists to analyse different teacher training methodologies and incorporate them into there model.
    High School Diploma: 1981
    Vicksburg High School - Vicksburg MS
    • Student Body Treasurer
    • Top 5% of class
    • Member of the National Honor SocietyClub
    • Member of the Student Leadership Team club
    • Member of National Technology Honor Society
    • Member of Student government representative
    • President of Homecoming Committee
    • Vice-President of Junior Prom committee
    Bachelor of Arts: Sociology , 1989
    University of Ghana - Legon Ghana
    • GPA 4.0/4.0
    • Graduated with Summa Cum Laude
    • ​Top 3% of class
    Master of Science: Workforce Development & Adult Education, 2010
    Southern Illinois University- Carbondale - Carbondale
    • Kappa Delta Pi
    • GPA 3.8/4.0
    Courses Taught
  • Administration and Supervision
  • Research Methods
  • Assessment of Learner Performance
  • Workforce Diversity Adult Learning
  • Developing Programs for Adult Learners
  • Volunteer Work
    • Ferguson MO volunteer 2014:volunteered and brought Supplies for the community of Ferguson.
    • Jackson MS Volunteer Summer 2015: Volunteered at the community boys and girls to teach children prepare them for the following school year.
    • Carbondale IL VolunteerCarbondale Eclipse 2017: Volunteered Directing people to there hotel, and safely water area, then became part of clean up crew.
    • Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine:Member:(2008 to present)
    • Omicron Tau Theta Lambda:Member:(2008 to present)
    • Black Business Student Association:Member:(2008 to present)
    • Black Graduate Students Association:Member:(2008 to present)
    • National Education Association : Member:( 2012 to present)
    • Rivers, P.A., Frimpong, J.A., & Rivers, M.A. (2008).Transitioning from ICD-9-CM toICD-10CM: The examination of potential barriers. Journal of Health Care
    • Finance 35(2): 76-83.Rivers, M.A. (2009). A review of school related factors and experiences that influence high school graduation rate. Master\'s Research Paper. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, May 2010.