I'm not really "retired." My friend calls this being "redirected" (a much better label).
Many people seeing this site are interested in my book "Personal Path, Practical Feet" so here's a quick link to learn more about it.
Travel (46 countries so far)
Preserving our beautiful planet & its creatures
Fitness - including running, weight lifting, and yoga
Volunteerism at all ages
Dancing - especially tap and swing
B.A. Michigan State University, Sociology
M.Sc. University of Surrey (UK), Adult Education
Alternating between years of self-employment, serving as an overseas volunteer, and working at colleges and universities
Emphasis on inclusive teaching and learning strategies
Partial archive from former business website pasted in below:
Consultant, Educational Projects
I recently heard someone say that his employer does not like the title "consultant". So if you are the same way, please consider it as a label for "external resource" or whatever phrase you might prefer. Let's not let a word get in the way of our working together. more...
Many years ago I was the ghost writer on a full-length book – back in the days when “cut and paste” literally involved scissors and tape. Today’s methods are so much easier and not the least bit messy. more...
My career as a trainer began when I contacted a local college about something I wanted to learn. Not having a course on that subject, they proposed I teach it myself through Continuing Education where my own level of expertise would be a starting point. So I agreed, and through positioning myself as the convenor of learners and not the sole source of information – well, some amazing things happened. And I was hooked. more...
Whether as an outside consultant or an employee, my work has often involved Instructional Design and Quality Standards. By serving as Project Manager I have worked with the entire cycle of design, development and offering of courses and workshops. more...