MARY LOYER
212 N. MAIN STREET
RED LION, PA. 17356
(717) 244-0819
E-Mail:loyer@compuserve.com
loyer@cs.millersville.edu
http://cs.millersville.edu/~loyer

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

Pennsylvania Instructional II Certificate in Music and Information Technology with experience in:

*Teaching students the fundamentals of computers and music
*Encouraging information literacy among college students
*Maintaining systems in an LAN/WAN environment
*Developing mainframe and PC programming
*Managing technology change projects

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE:

Finale 2006, SmartMusic 9.0, IBM309X, PC, Macintosh, MS-DOS, MSWindows, Unix, System 8,
MVS/XA, Microsoft Office 2003 for Windows XP,Wordperfect v. 6.0 for Windows, Harvard Graphics v. 3.0 for Windows, Lotus 1-2-3 v. 5.0 for Windows, Visio v. 4.0 for Windows, Paradox v.1.0 for Windows

COBOL, C, C++,TurboPascal, Fortran, SAS, HTML, Java

Internet: E-Mail, gopher, WWW, telnet, ftp

Telecommunications: Frame Relay, ATM, Sonet, OSI Model, ISDN, IEEE Standards (802.3, 802.5, 802.11) Linksys Wireless HPN Technology

EDUCATION:

Master of Science Degree, Classroom Technology,
Wilkes University,WilkesBarre,PA ,expected completion 2008.

Master of Science Degree, Telecommunications,
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,1996.
Selected Coursework:
*Technology and People in the Workplace *Broadband Technology
*Microcomputer Operating Systems *Client-Server Systems

Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Information Systems,
Penn State University, Middletown, PA, 1993.

Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Bucknell University,
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1974.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Information Systems/Telecommunications

 

  • Implemented the Blackboard Learning and Community Portal System(Release 6)as an informational resource for large group instruction of Computer Science 101 at Millersville University. Collaborated with instructional designer Albert Unrath for the first application of the new assignment features using Microsoft Access.
  • Compiled a software manual to be used for Computer Science 101 labs at Millersville University. Designed simple problems and presentations to enable students to master software skills efficiently.
  • Utilized web resources such as Quia.com to design online activities which reinforce computer skills, improve retention, and make learning fun.
  • Improved home use of computers by installing a Home Private Network (HPN) using an ethernet wireless USB Print Server and an ethernet router.
  • Designed and maintained an Excel spreadsheet for payroll and receipts/expenditures at Loyer's Pharmacy, enabling improved reporting and analysis of data.
  • Maintained and managed networks used by students and staff in the Baltimore County school computer labs, including troubleshooting and debugging.
  • Developed a policy and procedure manual for Carekeeper software to improve the use of the application at Jewish Family Services. Analyzed the billing portion of the software and developed recommendations for the implementation of an interface to improve data transfer. Many of the recommendations have been adopted by the agency and have improved organizational efficiency. Designed and maintained a web page describing the success of the project.
  • Researched statistical process control methods and software to improve the quality of services provided by the Bureau of Driver Licensing, PENNDOT. Collaborated with senior management in the conceptual design of this project resulting in quality process improvement.
  • Analyzed current population survey data and implemented a database application at the Bureau of Research and Statistics, Labor & Industry to provide a base for continued use of the data.
  • Automated contract deferrals in Lotus, providing an improved method for accurate monthly recognition of revenues at Central Business Systems.
  • Worked cooperatively with a team of students at Hershey Chocolate World to evaluate the information systems used in production processes. Assisted senior management in assessing opportunities for change, resulting in recommendations for the implementation of a local area network.

 

 

 

WORK HISTORY:

Junior High/Senior High String Instructor, Red Lion Area School District, Red Lion, Pa., 2005 to present

Adjunct Computer Science Instructor, Millersville University, Millersville, PA, 1997 to present.

Adjunct Information Literacy Instructor, York College of Pennsylvania, PA, 2000 to present.

Computer Consultant, Loyer's Pharmacy, Red Lion, PA, 1999 to present.

Adjunct Computer Instructor, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lancaster PA, 1999-2000.

Computer Instructor, Consolidated School of Business, York, PA, 1996 to 1998.

Graduate Applied Project in Technology, Jewish Family Services, Baltimore, MD, 1996.

Computer Liaison, Baltimore County Public Schools, Timonium, MD, 1995-1996.

Administrative Specialist, Central Business Systems, Harrisburg, PA, 1993-1995.

Research Assistant (Intern), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Harrisburg, PA, 1993.

Research Assistant (Intern), Bureau of Labor & Industry, Harrisburg, PA, 1993.

Analyst (Intern), Hershey Chocolate World, Hershey, PA, 1992.

Private Violin Teacher, 1975 to present.

Music Teacher, South Eastern School District, Fawn Grove, PA, 1984-1988.

Music Teacher, Bridgeton Public Schools, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1974-1978.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

2006 RLASD Workshop "Essential Elements of Instruction":
Madelyn Hunter's Teaching Paradigms

Millersville University Workshops:
Introduction to Blackboard 6
Motivation: A Key to Student Learning

Information Builder's E-Seminar:
Creating Business Reports for the Web

Course Technology Forum:
Developing Web Curriculum

Cisco, Inc. Workshops:
Internetworking in an IBM Environment
Data Center Internetworking
Enterprise Switched Networking
Inside the Internet: Optimizing Your Connection

Information Builders, Inc. Workshops:
Workgroup Reporting
Surfing the Corporate Web
Web Developers
Web Reporting For the End User

Business Communications Review Conference:
Desktop Videoconferencing

Xylan, Inc. Session:
VLANS

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

Maintained a WWW site for the Red Lion Senior High School Choral Department
Designed a scheduling system in Paradox for York Hospital's volunteer program
Member of Andante Piano Trio, Maryland Philharmonic Orchestra, York Symphony
Heartland Hospice Volunteer

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Association of Computing Machinery
American Guild of Organists (Dean of the York, Pa. Chapter)
National Music Teachers Association(Nationally Certified Teacher of Music)
American Red Cross CPR Certification