ERIC

NENTRUP

Indianapolis, Indiana

812 371 4325

 eric@ericnentrup.com

@ericnentrup

 ericnentrup

CONFERENCES & AFFILIATIONS

TALKS & WORKSHOPS

  • Beyond Blended
  • Resources for the
    Common Core
  • Digital Writing
    Instruction Workflow
  • Playing School
  • Teacher Brain
  • Making Google Apps Your Permanent Residence

SUMMARY

Indiana DOE-licensed secondary educator, education technology consultant, and former marketing communications professional and small business owner, seeking a position in education technology utilizing 16+ years’ diverse experience to radically improve learning experience design in K-12, education technology implementation, policy advocacy, content development and publishing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


EDUCATION CAREER (2010-PRESENT)

Director of K-12 Solutions • Alma

Portland, Oregon / Indianapolis, Indiana — 2015-Present

Director of sales for eastern US, targeting public school district accounts and business development for an new brand in the student information and learning management system space

  • Grew prospect pipeline for eastern US in excess of $3.3M in first year of sales to districts
  • Developed key approaches for considering business opportunities in new states
  • Produced key communication pieces for sales and marketing in web and video

Interim Director of Global Campus/eLearning Coach • Center Grove High School

Greenwood, Indiana — 2014-2015

Manager of the high school online program for suburban public high school, working to support the administration, students, teachers, and guidance in the operation of concurrent online classes with the traditional face-to-face classrooms through technical support and professional development.

  • Administrative liaison for inaugural regular school-year launch of online learning program
  • Managed online teaching staff and students
  • Coached students on eLearning best practices
  • Administered Canvas LMS needs for high school
  • Developed and implemented attendance system for online students in building
  • Lead professional development staff for ed tech training of 125 teachers in High School
  • Delivered regular professional development for LMS,  
  • Served as a member of the district’s connected learning strategic planning committee
  • Served as a member of the high school’s AdvancEd planning taskforce

ELA Instructor/Ed Tech Coach • Indianapolis Metropolitan High School

Indianapolis, Indiana — 2010-2014

Served as a teacher and ed tech coach for this urban charter school with 80-percent  free and reduced lunch; 80-percent African-American; 25-percent SPED.

  • Developed multiple ELA, Social Studies and elective courses: Film Literature, Visual Communications, American Studies, Composition, Expository Writing, Digital Citizenship,  Genres of Literature, Mass Media
  • Routinely placed highly in TAP observations, with an SKR score of
  • Co-wrote successful $250K grant proposal for marketing & admissions position
  • Oversaw multiple initiatives for instructional systems, branding, and recruiting
  • Pioneered a paperless classroom via various LMSs, Google Apps, and other tools
  • Co-edited the district’s Acceptable Usage and Social Media Policies.
  • Developed and implemented two iPad classroom deployments
  • Trained staff members on education technologies and best practices across disciplines (see SKILLS & SPECIALTIES section below for details).

OTHER RELEVANT EDUCATION WORK HISTORY

Assistant Baseball Coach • Franklin Central High School — 2010
Professional Development Facilitator • Columbus Education Coalition —2004
Vocational Program Instructor • Columbus North High School —2004

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS CAREER (1998-2010)

Creative Director • Enigma Marketing & Travel Solutions • Indianapolis — 2008-2010

Ran the creative services for this incentive marketing firm’s national accounts including multiple Fortune 500 companies’ national sales meetings and incentive programs.

  • Led collaborative process for proposal development and sales pitches closing in excess of $800K annually
  • Managed production budgets in excess of $250K
  • Wrote and produced national sales meetings including event design and video design
  • Coached/directed performances of client executives in front of camera and on-stage
  • Designed multiple brand packages for sales meetings and incentive programs
  • Provided overall leadership and management of all creative services: live, video, print

Creative Director • FORGE • Aurora, Colorado 2005-2007

  • Raised over $70K annually in financial development
  • Provided overall leadership and management of branding strategy and visual design of all published content
  • Implemented strategic use of HTML email marketing and database management
  • Initiated and provided creative leadership for corporate identity redesign
  • Introduced collaboration systems and best practices

Owner/Producer • Digital iSight, Inc. • Columbus, Indiana 1999-2005

Successfully launched and maintained video and multimedia production business for over six years serving a diverse clientele. Produced multiple national sales meetings including production design, video, writing, and executive coaching and rehearsal. Regularly delivered productions on time and under budget, exceeding clients’ expectations. Built client roster including numerous non-profits as well as Fortune 500 companies, including:

Writer/Producer • Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus, IN 2005

  • Produced series of program promotional videos for development and internal marketing

Writer/Producer • Center for Teaching & Learning - Columbus, IN 2004

  • Wrote and produced  documentary for Lilly Cape Grant application securing $250K

Writer/Director/Editor • LeaderTreks - Wheaton, IL 2003

  • Traveled internationally to produce promotional DVD for client’s 17 locations

Producer/Director/Editor • Blairex Laboratories - Columbus, IN 2001-2004

  • Designed and implemented innovative video-centered trade show display system; produced EPK materials for national brands (i.e. Simply Saline/Encare)

Development Associate/Producer • Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, Indiana 1998-2000

  • Produced annual “Telesale” Auction broadcasts, generating over $100K in revenue in a single week.
  • Solicited $70K in  sponsorships from local businesses and community leaders
  • Wrote, designed, and produced communications for all fundraising initiatives.

EDUCATION

Indiana University School of Education

Masters of Education — 2012-2013

Through the IUPUI “Learning By Design” initiative, completed this instructional technology focused program on time, conducting an action research project for thesis approaching boosting literacy for late career urban high school students through digital literacy tools.

Indiana Wesleyan University

Graduate Certificate  — 2010-2012                                                                                   

Through IWU’s “Transition to Teaching Program” earned an Indiana State Dept. of Education license in Secondary English Language Arts & Intermediate Historical Perspectives.

Indiana Wesleyan University

Bachelor of Arts  — 1994-1998                                                                          

Double-majoring in Communication Arts and Biblical Literature; also graduated with 21 credits in English.

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

  • Common Core State Standards Implementation - Secondary ELA
  • Reading Apprenticeship Program
  • Instructional Systems Design
  • Project Based Learning / Inquiry Based Learning
  • Design Thinking for Education
  • Blended-Learning / Flipped Classroom
  • Google Apps for Education Installment & Deployment
  • General Education Technology
  • SIS/Misc.: Harmony, Kickboard, CommonCurriculum
  • LMS: Canvas, Schoology, Edmodo, MyBigCampus
  • ELA: NoRedInk.com, TypingWeb.com, NewsELA.com
  • Google Apps Third Party: CiteLighter, Kaizena, Doctopus
  • Multimedia Technology & Skills
  • Apple Final Cut Studio
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Video Production & Photography (advanced)
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript (functional)

REFERENCES

Dr. Schauna Relue — Director of Curriculum, Five Star Technologies • schauna.relue@gmail.com

Dr. Carlotta Cooprider — Leadership Coach, Teach Plus • drcooprider@gmail.com

Pat Fassnacht  — Regional Dir., Goodwill Education Initiatives, Inc • pfassnacht@excelcenter.org

Chad Miller — Principal, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School • cmiller@indianapolismet.org