Olen D. Sanders

Professional Experience
Contract Instructor
October 2007 to present
Self-Employed, Sacramento, CA 95833
Deliver technology training to a variety of clients including the federal, state and local governments. Classes include Microsoft Office 2010, 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Project 2007 Enterprise Project Management, Crystal Reports, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Adobe Flash CS5, CMS including WordPress and Drupal.

Foreign Manager/Oral English Teacher
July 2006 to April 2007
Aston English School, Shapingba District, Chongqing PRC 400030
Worked with a Chinese Manager to coordinate and develop marketing efforts to help build enrollment and raise community interest in a new school in a competitive market. Helped to create a comfortable environment and help foreign teachers new to China deal with cultural differences. Taught Oral English with an emphasis on student participation to classes of no larger than eighteen students covering ages 4 to 60 in age and level appropriate classes.

Oral English Teacher
October 2004 to July 2006
Santai Middle School, Santai, Sichuan PRC 621100
Taught Oral English with an emphasis on student participation to classes of 80-90 Middle School students ranging in age from 15-18 years old. To raise student interest, covered a wide range of topics relating to America and daily American life. Taught additional classes at Compass Cambridge English School in Santai to students ages 5 to 15.


Senior Software Training Instructor
October 1999 to November 2003
Innovative Solutions, Inc. Sacramento, CA
Deliver a wide range of software training to a variety of professional clients ensuring complete customer satisfaction throughout. Assist in the development of courseware and training evaluation guidelines.

Lead Software Training Instructor
July 1998 to September 1999
CompUSA Software Training Roseville, CA
Delivered a wide range of software training to a variety of professional clients ensuring complete customer satisfaction throughout. Develop courseware and training guidelines.

Software Training Instructor
April 1998 to July 1998
Catapult Software Training Sacramento, CA
Delivered a wide range of software training to a variety of professional clients ensuring complete customer satisfaction throughout.


Software Training Manager
June 1997 to April 1998
Computer City Sacramento, CA
Coordinated all aspects of training including implementing software programs, preparing hardware systems in advance and ensuring complete customer satisfaction throughout.


Business Manager
April 1996 to November 1996
Alaska Waters, Inc. Wrangell, AK
Oversaw the daily operations of a tour and charter company including assisting boat captains, coordinating passengers and compiling trip data for a U.S. Forest Service database.


District Manager
October 1994 to November 1995
Associated Family Photographers, Inc. Sacramento, CA
Responsible for all facets of hiring, training, scheduling, and motivational techniques to reach pre-established goals in the portrait photography field.


Commercial Sales Manager
January 1994 to October 1994
The Radio Place, Inc. Sacramento, CA
Coordinated the sales and implementation of complete two-way communication systems.


District Manager
May 1992 to January 1994
PCA International, Inc. Sacramento, CA
Responsible for all facets of hiring, training, scheduling, and motivational techniques to reach pre-established goals.


Basic Marine, LCPL
November, 1988 to March, 1990
United States Marine Corps Hq&SvcBn, Camp Pendleton MCB, CA
Basic Marine, 9971, with AirCrew training


Education
2011
University of California, Davis Davis, CA
Bachelor of Arts
Chinese language major
History, Chinese emphasis minor

2009
Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA
Associates Degree, Political Science

1987
Pleasant Hill High School Pleasant Hill, OR
Diploma

Organizations
Disabled American Veterans - Life Member
Sacramento Adobe User Group
Sacramento Area Drupal User Group
Drupal.org Association Individual Member


Certifications
Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Professional
Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Office Project, Managing Projects
Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Microsoft Project, Enterprise Project Management

BusinessObjects Certified Professional - Crystal Reports XI
Adobe Certified Expert - Acrobat

Accomplishments
President's Highest Honors, Sacramento City College, January 2009
Time Magazine Person of the Year, 2006