EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

M.Ed., Instructional Design and Technology, American College of Education (2019)
APTD, Association of Talent Development 2017
MFA, Studio Art, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
BFA, Studio Art, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
BBA, Marketing, University of North Texas, Denton, TX           

EXPERIENCE

 Thoughtful Hands                            2016-Present

FOUNDER and DIRECTOR

*Plans and executes community programs reaching 3,000 community members
*Recruits and trains volunteers for special events using Adobe Captivate 2017
*Conducts startup company operations for 501(c)(3) preparation
*Creates budgets and financial planning for organization
*Builds and maintains websites for organization
*Prepares legal and account filings
*Researches sources for fundraising and grants
*Creates promotion and outreach through social media
*Prepares and executes tradeshows and special events including logistics, sales, and marketing
*Renovating facilities for mobile gallery unit

 

University of North Texas                   2014- 2017

LECTURER PROFESSOR OF DESIGN

*Identified gaps in class catalog for course development
*Utilized ADDIE model in course design and participant evaluation
*Created original eLearning content for hybrid classrooms
*Built and delivered technical training for adults in subjects ranging from software to machine safety
*Created graphic designs with proficiency in Adobe Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator
*Curated content for online learning
*Created demonstration videos for online content including storyboards, script writing, prop building, acting, direction, and voiceover work
*Performed public speaking in classroom and at museum events
*Worked collaboratively with diverse subject matter experts on cross departmental learning initiatives
*Built and delivered curriculum for software and digital fabrication course
*Created surveys, assessments, and gathered data to measure the impact of learning solutions
*Instructed small business and soft skills to Graduate students
*Built courses within LMS
*Expertise in PowerPoint for presentation in addition to MS Office Suite
*Utilized Captivate7 for online presentations and course content
*Researched models and tools including MOOCs, gamification, and microlearning for course improvement
*Incorporated knowledge of training principles, including adult learning theories into courses
*Designed and developed documentation to support learning objectives
*Maintained rosters, reports, and other records
*Became temporary replacement for department coordinators creating presentations and assessments within 24 hours of hiring
*Developed curriculum for large attendee courses
*Presented weekly in-class lectures to 100 participants
*Mentored, managed, and supervised 5 assistants
*Coordinated guest speakers’ logistics and presentations for special presentations

 

El Centro College                                2012-2016

ADJUNCT COLLEGE PROFESSOR

*Created and implemented blended course for adult education
*Instructed non-traditional and diverse student population
*Designed and implemented courses for continuing adult education participants

 

University of North Texas                    2011-2014

ADJUNCT COLLEGE PROFESSOR

 

University of North Texas                    2009-2011

TEACHING ASSISTANT and TEACHING FELLOW

 

The Nielsen Company                         2005-2008

DATABASE SPECIALIST

 

Nasher Sculpture Center                     2003-2005

MEMBERSHIP MANAGER

*First holder of the position at a non-profit, startup organization
*Built and maintained donor and member database for benefit fulfillment and fundraising efforts
*Collaborated on sales, fundraising, and direct mail marketing campaigns
*Special event planning and execution
*Managed volunteers
*Developed policy for the department
*Developed marketing strategies
*Processed member’s fees and donations

 

AWARDS, HONORS, and GRANTS    

2015          Grant, The Enamelist Society

Internal Grant, North Texas Digital Fabrication Group, Denton, TX

2011          Outstanding Graduate Student in Studio Art Award, UNT, Denton, TX

Fulbright Grant Finalist, Institute of International Education, NY, NY

2003          Winner, Integrated Business Case Competition, UNT, Denton, TX

 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES and SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS                     

2016                Exploring Art Through Scent, Lecture, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas TX
2013                Ooley, Deanna.(2013). Alternative One-Sided Molds for Pewter Casting.
                        SNAG News. November 2013.
2013                Ooley, Deanna and Thurman, James. (2013). Artworks as Museums: Artists as
                       Curators
. Online Journal of Art and Design. April 2013.
2012                Ooley, Deanna and Thurman, James. (2012). Artworks as Museums: Artists as
                        Curators
. International Conference on Communication, Media,
                         Technology and Design. May 2012.

 

ASSOCIATIONS and CIVIC                 

2017- Present  

*Association for Talent Development (ATD)
*Zerolandfill Dallas
*Network of Community Ministries

2016- Present

 *Sierra Club
*North Texas Renewable Energy Group

2015-Present   

  *North Texas Digital Fabrication Group

2015-2017      

  *Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE) Regional Coordinator 2015-2016