CV: Ceit De Vitto, M.Ed.

Ceit De Vitto, M.Ed.

Education Philosophy

As a dedicated life-long learner my mission is to encourage learners to become active participants in their own educational journey by creating an empowered community that encourages creativity and critical thinking skills where the learner is treated with respect and sensitivity toward individual learning styles.

Profile

  • Creative, enthusiastic, deeply committed Instructional Designer
  • Tested proactive professional leader who can manage and develop large and small teams
  • Established track record of building and nurturing relationships internally and externally
  • Developed and designed courses with and without faculty that uses evidence-based practices which align student learning outcomes, assignments, and assessments
  • Created and facilitated professional development trainings for diverse learners in corporations utilizing multiple platforms, technologies, and venues
  • Passion for teaching and learning by utilizing high impact practices
  • Detailed orientated Educational Project Manager

Education

Professional Development, Capella University, 2015

Concentration: Instructional Design

University of Massachusetts at Boston, 2012

Concentration: Mental Health Counseling

M.Ed. University of Massachusetts at Boston, 2010

Concentration: Instructional Design

Capstone: Improving Performance

Applied Certificate, New England School of Photography, 1995

Concentration: Photography

B.A. University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1989

Concentration: Political Science

Certificate, University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1989

Concentration: International Relations

Certifications

 

  • Certified Associate in Project Management, NERCOMP, 2017
  • The Sloan Consortium: Copyright Compliance for Online Educators (2012)
  • Quality Matters Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (2013 and 2014)
  • Quality Matters Peer Review Course (2013)
  • Quality Matters Continuing Education Reviewer (2013)
  • Bristol Community College: College Success Strategies (CSS101) Workshop (2013)
  • Blackboard Reviewer (2013)
  • Blackboard Reviewer (2014)

Experience

Bristol Community College, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Special Programs Coordinator – Instructional Designer 2012 to present

  • Guide faculty from small details of support though the impacts of those on entire courses, programs, divisions, and the college landscape
  • Assist faculty and students with the use of the eLearning environment and instructional technologies
  • Create tutorials, host workshops, and training sessions on instructional technologies, methods and strategies
  • Assist, facilitate, and manage ongoing projects like Open Educational Resources, Student Learning Outcomes, and Workforce development

BCC Committees:

  • Distance Learning Committee
  • Outcomes Assessment Committee (OAC)

 

Seven Hills Behavioral Health, New Bedford, MA

Internship (Practicum requirement for the Mental Health Counseling program for the University of Massachusetts at Boston) 100 hours of onsite work (2012)

  • Observe Mental Health Assessment and counseling sessions
  • Co-facilitate group therapy with a pre-designed curriculum which involved addressing addiction issues, time management, wellness, and interpersonal skills

Samsung Telecommunications of America, Richardson Texas

Training Manager – Boston (2006 –2012)

  • Provide, create, organize, and implement informative, timely, and relevant training geared to multiple levels of need, knowledge, and ability, for partner vendors
  • Build and develop relationships across Samsung and partner vendors
  • Create and facilitate professional development workshops for Samsung employees and partner vendor employees
  • Implement training budget for area

Samsung Committees/Groups:

  • Co-Chair: Professional Development for Trainers

Service Plus/Action Link, Ohio

Territory Training Manager 2006 Greater Boston Area

  • Managed multiple programs in the New England region
  • Managed, evaluated, and trained up to 30 seasonal employees
  • Created and facilitated a professional development workshop

 

Merchandise Support, Inc., Richardson Texas

Territory Training Manager for Kodak 2003 -2006

  • Managed the training needs for the New England and Atlantic Canada region
  • Managed, evaluated performance, and trained 5 full-time managers and up to 30 part-time and seasonal employees
  • Managed and implemented training budget for region

Professional Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA)
  • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • University of Massachusetts Graduate Instructional Designer Association (GIDA)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)

Awards

  • Blackboard Exemplary Course Award 2014
  • Blackboard Exemplary Course Award 2013
  • Bristol Community College: Employee of the month September of 2013
  • Samsung: Above and Beyond 2009 – Employee of the Fourth Quarter 2009
  • Samsung: Employee of the Month November 2009

Conference Presentations

De Vitto, Real-Martins (2013) Designing content with Google applications to engage first-year students for online/hybrid courses. Presented at Bristol Community College’s March Professional Development Day, Theme: First-Year Student Engagement

De Vitto, Real-Martins (2013) Creating an ECP Course. New England and New York Blackboard User Group

De Vitto, Real-Martins (2014) Understanding Social Justice for Instructional Design, Northern Essex Community College, 2014 Massachusetts Community College Conference on Teaching, Learning & Student Development

DeVitto (2015) How to Integrate Instructional Strategies to Increase Student Engagement in the Online Environment, 2015 Massachusetts Community College Conference on Teaching, Learning and Student Development

DeVitto, Bellafiore, Rezendes, Vieira  (2015) Start Your Own OER Movement, 2015 Massachusetts Community College Conference on Teaching, Learning and Student Development

DeVitto, Rezendes, Schnapp (2016) OER What is it?, 2015 Presented at Bristol Community College’s April Professional Development Day