Creativity Performance Training Consultant Worldwide Resume Zephryn Conte
Zephryn Conte is an experienced and passionate Organizational Professional Development Specialist, with a national and local track record of designing and implementing short and long term Adult or Youth Training Programs and Special Events.
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PO Box 2458, Tempe, Arizona 85280 Zephryn Conte, MA Off: 480-774-9844 C: 480-250-2131 firstname.lastname@example.org OBJECTIVE seeking collaborations, consulting contracts or employment utilizing expertise in program design and management, creativity and performance training and professional development in public, private, government and non-profit sectors SUMMARY I am an experienced and passionate Organizational Professional Development Specialist, with a national and local track record of designing and implementing short and long term Adult or Youth Training Programs and Special Events. As a Nationally Published Author/Speaker, I have made searchable contributions in the fields of peace-making, conflict resolution, inter-group relations, leadership development, parent/family education, applied creative arts, S.E.L./EQ (social-emotional learning/emotional intelligence) including nationally published writing/training manuals in those topics. I have worked in public/private/government/non-profit/commercial communities as a professional or personal trainer and coach; performing artist; and on-air recording and broadcast professional. PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS Consultant: Writer/Program Developer: 2011-12 Arizona State Governor’s Office of Children, Youth & Families Designed/Wrote Professional Development Training Manual “Promoting Your Cause: From Mission To Message” (Environarts, Inc ® Consulting-Owner)* Consultant: Program Developer/Lead Presenter/ Training of Trainers 2007-10 Arizona Governor’s Commission On Service and Volunteerism Statewide education initiative: “National Service and Inclusion-A Path to Employment.” * Environarts, Inc.® Consulting is a professional development resource for best practices in education, training and the practical application of creative mediums. www.environarts.com Adult Educator - Maricopa County Community College District 2008-10 Adult Basic Education (GED), ELL Advanced writing classes Program Director - Legacy Education Group (3, K-12 AZ Charter Schools) 2006-08 Director of K-12 Fine-Arts Department managing 6 teachers and all aspects of classroom Instruction; managed internal communications and multi-school programs; overseeing 3 schools and adherence to Arizona Sate Education curriculum standards. Professional Development Trainer - Senior Program Manager ‘94-2005 ESR National (National Education & Training Organization, Cambridge, MA) Training & Staff Development in Inter-group Relations/Principled Problem-Solving for government, education and community organizations and universities (50+ sites nationally) Writing/Program & Curriculum Development: Project Leader & Lead writer for 3 professional training manuals and curricula published by ESR National Senior Program Manager: multi-year turn-key implementation of national (K-12) “Resolving Conflict Creatively Program” - Diversity and Conflict Resolution/Mediation Education - in AZ, CA, NY, NJ - including site-based recruitment, training and leadership development; On going “train-the-trainer” consulting with administrators, teachers, parent and student populations; Zephryn Conte, MA CV 2012 P.2 Program Designer/Author - US Justice Dept/Nat’l Endowment for the Arts 1995-2000 Designed/co-authored/implemented national program "The Art in Peacemaking” focusing on community building, conflict resolution, diversity education through the arts. www.arts.gov/pub/ArtinPeacemaking.pdf) (Environarts, Inc ® Consulting-Owner) PUBLICATIONS (Highlights) Promoting Your Cause: From Mission To Message, Author (AZ Governor’s Office For Children Youth & Families) The Art in Peacemaking, Co-author (US Justice Dept. - National Endowment for the Arts) Schools with Spirit, Nurturing the Inner Lives of Children and Teachers, Contributing Author (Beacon Press, Boston, MA) Project Hearts, Heads, Hands, Co-Author/Project Designer (Alameda County Office of Education) Magazine Columns: Four Corners Magazine, Sedona, AZ; Good Life News, Phoenix, AZ AWARDS CERTIFICATIONS MEMBERSHIPS Awards: Nominee Arizona State Governor’s Award (2 years) International Marquis “Who’s Who of American Women” 2 Registered Trademarks (Environarts, Inc ®) Certificates: State Certified AZ, NY, NJ Adult Education State Certified NY, NJ Elementary Education National CPR Certificate: Heart Saver Training (Defibrillator) Certified Hypnotherapist: 1993 Certified Zumba Instructor 2010 Memberships: AZ State Summit on Service and Volunteerism Steering Committee A.G.R.E. E. AZ Interfaith Movement Golden Rule Education Endeavor A.S.C.A.P. American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers SAG-AFTRA Screen Actors Guild – Am. Federation of Radio & Television Artists EDUCATION MA - Education (Magna Cum Laude) New York University BA - Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude) Adelphi University Graduate Coursework: Diversity Education, Loyola University, LA; Conflict Resolution Leadership, Harvard University, MA; NYC Writing Project, Fordham University, NY; Metropolitan Opera Teacher Education, Lehman College, NY Specialized Training: Mediation Training: 1000+ hrs of professional training and teaching experience in Adult Community-based/Student Meditation Programs, implemented in over 20 sites nationwide Broadcast & Public Speaking Training: The Voice Bank, NYC; AFTRA, NYC Pilates & Yoga: Joseph Pilates Studio, NYC; Integral Yoga Institute, NYC
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