Maggie Rouman, M.A.

Professional Status

Consultant
Open to opportunities

Experience

Associate Lecturer

University of Wisconsin-Stout Online
Since 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • COURSES:

    EDUC 760 E-Learning for Educators
    Historical background and current trends in online learning. Concepts and foundations of evidence-based practices for successful teaching online. E-learning theory, principles, course management systems, accessibility, copyright, and web-based technology tools.This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program and is the introductory course in the E-Learning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate.

    EDUC 762 Assessment in E-Learning
    Performance-based assessment, summative and formative feedback methods to assess student learning in the online classroom. This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program and is one of the required courses for individuals pursuing the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching.
Detailed Description
  • COURSES:

    EDUC 760 E-Learning for Educators
    Historical background and current trends in online learning. Concepts and foundations of evidence-based practices for successful teaching online. E-learning theory, principles, course management systems, accessibility, copyright, and web-based technology tools.This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program and is the introductory course in the E-Learning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate.

    EDUC 762 Assessment in E-Learning
    Performance-based assessment, summative and formative feedback methods to assess student learning in the online classroom. This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program and is one of the required courses for individuals pursuing the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching.
Company website

http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/

Professional Advisor/Mentor

DePaul University School for New Learning
Since September 2012
Responsibilities completed
  • Coach graduate and undergraduate students of competency-based program to develop their stated focus area of study.
  • Apply active listening, critical thinking, and relationship management skills to pinpoint student needs and provide ongoing timely feedback.
  • Evaluate, revise, edit and assess student work in their focus area, including advanced projects, to ensure the standards of profession are met at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Participate in academic committee meetings with student and faculty advisor.

Education Policy Researcher/ Virtual Consultant

KnowledgeWorks
June 2012 to 2013
Responsibilities completed
  • Provided research, writing, and analysis for KnowledgeWorks publications and policy reports as a part of the Ohio Education Matters subsidiary and Ohio Smart Schools initiative.
  • Primary Research Areas: Learning differences, international, national and regional education policies/programs that support the future of education, and innovative educational technologies.
  • Collected, analyzed and reported data on topics related to proposed legislation and educational reforms.
  • Consistently met deadlines and exceeded research quotas.
  • Liaised with senior management and staff to ensure the successful completion of the project within given time frame.
  • Engaged with experts and peers in the field of education policy and reform.

Learning Specialist/Consultant

Excel Educational Services
January 1993 to 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • Increased student achievement by differentiating instruction and providing remediation for K-12 twice exceptional students and those diagnosed with specific learning or attention difficulties.
  • Implemented specialized, multi-sensory techniques, neurocognitive technologies and instructional technologies.
  • Designed curriculum for and taught annual summer "Digital Reading Camp" hybrid courses for 6-12 year old students. (2008-2014)
  • Instructed students from the primary to university level in study skills and all subject areas, such as math, reading and writing.
  • Applied adult learning theories to design and facilitate annual professional development workshops and instruction for administration, teaching staff and parents.
  • Collaborated with directors and administrators to design and develop institutional protocols and guidelines.
  • Created and designed rubrics and graphic organizers for school-wide use.
  • Advocated for students and their parents by helping them navigate the Chicago Public Schools Special Education System.
  • Administered and interpreted diagnostic evaluations as well as formative and summative assessments.
  • Communicated effectively both verbally and in writing through progress reports, emails and memos.
  • Managed, designed, and implemented individual learning plans for a caseload of thirty-five learning disabled students at Near North Montessori School annually.
  • Mentored students by guiding them towards resources that help them achieve their educational goals.
  • Maintained and retained 98% of clients by building rapport through consistent feedback and communication.
  • Consistently met deadlines.

Job Training and Placement Coordinator

Hellenic Family and Community Services
December 1990 to January 1993
Responsibilities completed
  • Managed all job placement services of this non-profit social service agency.
  • Designed and facilitated elder care job training seminars for home care workers.
  • Interviewed qualified candidates for jobs.
  • Organized annual community job fairs.
  • Provided language translation and interpretation services.

Special Education Teacher

Lieb School
August 1989 to August 1990
Responsibilities completed
  • Taught all subjects to a self-contained 9-12 year old behavior disordered class.
  • Formulated of annual Individualized Education Plans.
  • Incorporated special learning strategies for learning disabled students encompassing self-questioning, rehearsal and review, cognitive behavior modification, social skills, organization & memory strategies.
  • Differentiated instruction to meet students’ individual needs.
  • Supported student learning and development through coaching and mentoring efforts.​

Student Advisor

Loyola University
August 1988 to May 1989
Responsibilities completed
  • Taught seminars on study strategies and campus safety.
  • Served as a resource and referral agent for university and community services.
  • Created and facilitated the campus-wide “Superwomen” lecture series on careers for women.
  • Identified and developed strategies to assist undergraduate students in the resolution of problems.
  • Collaborated with residence hall council to promote community development.
  • Supported, interpreted, and enforced community behavior standards and policies.