Reinvention is the story of my working life. I have had a long career as a College Professor, teaching English Literature, Composition, Grammar, and Public Speaking. When I retired, I reinvented myself as an actor. One thing led to another and before I knew it, I was a Standardized Patient (playing sick people for medical students) and an Audio Describer (describing live stage performances for blind people).
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Now I have reinvented myself yet again, turning upside down the old adage “those who can’t write…teach.” I assert that “those...
I am a freelancer with a broad range of writing skills relevant to clients of the 21st Century. My expertise includes research, content articles, reviews, grant proposals, reports, and rewrites. A doctoral dissertation on Accreditation Self-Study and Institutional Adaptability attests to my ability as a researcher. The paper compares Accreditation Reports with quantitative measures of Institutional Adaptability in California Community Colleges. In addition, I have published articles in educational journals, such as the Community College Review and the Journal of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
At one point in my career, I took the job of Development Officer for the San Francisco Community College District. For three and a half years, I coordinated and wrote grant proposals for this large organization comprised of an Adult non-credit Division and a College credit Division, enrolling at the time approximately 50,000 students. Before leaving that job and returning to the classroom, I wrote nineteen Development Office Reports, including Understanding Grants: A Manual for Grant Writers.
Obviously, the experiences described above focus on academic prose. However, since I am the kind of person who likes to master new material and to create timely, quality products, I have recently turned my attention to writing for the internet. I have a web site which is currently under construction but which for now includes a few blog entries and...
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