Jeremy D. Stiffler

Instructional Designer, Lexington, Kentucky

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Innovative Instructional Designer with expertise in eLearning content development and numerous web-based learning formats. Well versed in training a wide variety of learners and professionals online and in-person.

Professional Profile


2011        Pennsylvania State University

Master of Educational Technology in Instructional Systems

2002        Oklahoma State University

Bachelor of Music Education

Work Experience

Dec 2017 - Present        Leggett & Platt                                                   Lexington, Kentucky

Instructional Designer Contractor / Learning Consultant

July 2016 - Present        Jeremy D Stiffler Technologies                                   Lexington, Kentucky

Owner / Consultant / Instructional Designer

Feb 2017 - June 2017        ExxonMobil Global                                           Prague, Czech Republic

Instructional Designer Contractor

Feb 2015 - July 2016        Tempur Sealy, Inc.                                           Lexington, Kentucky

Sr. IT Designer and Trainer

June 2012 - Present        Man O War Church                                            Lexington, Kentucky

Director, Media & Technology

Aug 2012 - Feb 2015        The University of Kentucky                                Lexington, Kentucky

Instructional Designer, Arts Administration Department, College of Fine Arts

Adjunct Professor, College of Fine Arts

AAD 302:  Website Design and Maintenance

Description: This course teaches students the process of designing, building and maintaining web sites that meet personal and organizational needs. The course also examines some of the legal, philosophical, societal and technological issues relevant to delivering information in this manner.

New Course Developer, College of Fine Arts

                AAD 250:  Digital Design for Arts Administrators I

Description: Effective visual communication has become vital for businesses in today’s global market. AAD 250: Digital Design for Arts Administrations I will explore the powerful graphic and visual design programs of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and iMovie. Students will develop an ‘eye’ for design through the exploration of advanced design software, advanced design elements, and peer critiques. Students will demonstrate basic design skills through design projects for both print and the web.

                AAD 260:  Digital Design for Arts Administrators II

Description: A successful organization will have a beautiful and creative online presence through the digital realms of blogging, eNewsletters, and website design. In this course, students will explore topics such as branding, marketing, color theory, and digital analytics. Specifically, students will learn the process of designing, building and maintaining a website that meets an organization’s needs. The course will also examine the legal, philosophical, societal and technological issues relevant to delivering information in the 21st century.

AAD 531:  Social Media Marketing, Promotions, and Branding

Description: Social media’s rapid rise in modern culture has become a global phenomenon. As we are all aware, the social-media-marketing landscape is constantly changing, but there are techniques one can use to leverage this change and build community amongst donors and potential new customers by connecting customers to your organization in remarkable and innovative new ways. While many of us are not ‘digital natives,’ there is a pattern we can follow to find success in this ever-changing landscape. This course will teach you how nonprofits can use social networks to build awareness and spread your message in the most effective way possible. You will get a basic overview of the importance of using social media to market your nonprofit and how social media can help you drive your nonprofit’s goals.

AAD 532:  Live Streaming Events with Interactivity

Description: Live-streaming is at the forefront of arts promotion and brand recognition. While live-streaming an online event is growing in popularity, we, as artists, can see the potential it holds for easily sharing video and audio with our audiences. In this course, we will dive “head first” into the world of online live-streaming; discussing the methods used, the technology required, and the preparation needed to create high-quality live streams of your artistic events.

Aug 2009 - June 2012        Teq, Inc.                                                    New York, New York

Senior Educational Technology Specialist (2010-2012)

Educational Technology Specialist (2009-2010)

Sept 2010 - May 2011        Nyack College and Seminary                                 New York, New York

Adjunct Professor, School of Education

EDU 221:  Introduction to Teaching with Technology

Description: Developed a course to explore the basic use of technology, history of technology, trends in educational technology, hardware and software education as well as methodologies used in today’s classroom. Students experienced learning using online forums and designed their own LMS (learning management systems) using a wiki.

EDU 321: Technology Applications for Teachers

Description: Students explored the use of technology as a teaching tool through the design of web-based units and lesson plans. Students infused lesson plans with multiple forms of technology. Classroom technology included digital cameras, interactive whiteboards, web applications, and computer hardware and software.

Aug 2008 - Aug 2009        New York Public Schools (P.S. 282)                        Brooklyn, New York

Computer Teacher

May 2007 - Aug 2008        Heidrick & Struggles                                        New York, New York

Project Manager / Executive Assistant

Sept 2006 - May 2007        Nyack College and Seminary                                New York, New York

Administrative Assistant

Aug 2004 - Aug 2006        Brooklyn Band Academy                                Brooklyn, New York

Musical Director / Owner

Sept 2003 - Aug 2006        St. Charles Borromeo School                                Brooklyn, New York

Music / Computer Teacher


Sept 2003 - Aug 2004        Constance M. Burke Attorney                                New York, New York

Legal Assistant

Aug 2002 - Aug 2003        L’Ouverture Technology Magnet School                        Wichita, Kansas

Music Teacher

Consulting Experience

Dec 2011 - May 2012        Carnegie Hall, Weill Music Institute                        New York, New York

Multimedia Curriculum Consultant

Develop interactive whiteboard resources in collaboration with the Director of Educational Media and Technology.

Aug 2002 - Aug 2012        Wichita Symphony Orchestra                                Wichita, Kansas

Curriculum Developer

Design music concert curriculum biannually for Young People’s Concert booklets distributed to teachers throughout the school district.

Aug 2009 - May 2012        Nyack College and Seminary                                New York, New York

Test Preparation Consultant

Deliver sessions on test-taking and best practices, walk through curriculum to provide participants opportunity to evaluate knowledge and assess study needs, and administer mock exams to simulate the test-taking environment.

May 2008                NYCDOE Office of Instructional Technology                New York, New York

Technology Consultant

Consulted with Director of Enterprise Architecture for the NYC Department of Education Division Information Technology offices on real-world application in the classroom for Sakai and Moodle learning management systems.

Training and Certification

2015                Project Management Professional (PMP) Course                Lexington, Kentucky

Certification Course in Preparation for the PMP Exam

A five day intensive focusing on the project management professional examination.

2014                Quality Matters Course                                                Lexington, Kentucky

Course Training for the Quality Matters Course Design

A focus on assessment quality and data collection for creating and effectively implementing online learning tools and technology.

2011                Google Certified Training Courses                                New York, New York

Comprehensive Google Training

Training focused in on Google mail (Gmail), Google calendar, Google drive, and Google sites.  |  (646) 678 2191