ValerieBoerne, TX, United States
Award-winning instructional designer and eLearning project manager with a knack for transforming client vision into engaging, high-quality training programs
- Compaq (Commercial Portable Division)
- American General (VALIC Insurance)
- Instructional Designer
- Change Management Specialist
- Content Developer
Industrial Firefighter Brigade Leader Course
Blue Orca Shipboard Training
National Airport Stormwater Training Website
Custom eLearning Program Design
With over 21 years of experience, I'll design custom eLearning programs and manage them to meet your specific needs and achieve your training goals.
Change Management Consulting
As a certified change management professional, I can consult on your company-wide training campaigns and implement effective communication strategies.
Corporate Leadership Development Programs
I have developed many corporate leadership development programs, including founding a corporate university for a workers compensation company.
Project Management for eLearning
With my coaching program, I guide non-training professionals in managing eLearning projects for on-time launch and up to 50% less production time.
Technical Training Development
Having developed hundreds of hours of technical training for corporate and federal agency clients, I can help you create effective technical training programs.
Designing Value-based Organization Training
My experience working with senior leadership teams in value-based organizations will be invaluable in designing training for your value-based organization.
Training for Software Companies
Having worked with many technology-based software companies, I can help design, develop and deliver engaging technology-based eLearning programs for your company.
Designing Training for Construction Related Development
I have extensive experience in construction related training development and can assist you in developing effective training materials tailored for the industry.
Designing SCORM driven Courses
Having completed hundreds of hours of SCORM driven courses, I can design courses that are effective and engaging for your audience.
Onboarding and Leadership Training
My experience in designing leadership and global cultural onboarding programs will benefit your company in creating effective onboarding and leadership training.
Extensive Experience in Instructional Design
With over 21 years of expertise, Valerie has successfully managed and delivered hundreds of hours of technical training modules globally, making her a valuable asset.
Well-Credentialed and Continually Learning
Valerie holds a M.Ed. in Ed Tech and a B.S in Secondary Education, along with a CMP certification from 2021, and she actively updates her tools and techniques knowledge.
Varied Industry Experience
Valerie has worked across various sectors like construction, finance, healthcare, retail, and tech. This versatility allows her to bring diverse perspectives to training projects.
Valerie is an award-winning experienced instructional designer turning client vision into a high-quality and engaging eLearning programs.
She is an adult-learning expert, a third-generation educator, global corporate training leader, author, speaker, and eLearning mentor.
As a life-long learner she invests in updating her skills and is often asked to serve as a eLearning / Project Management reviewer and software beta tester.
Valerie holds a M.Ed. in Ed Tech and B.S in Secondary Education. She earned her Change Management Professional (CMP) certification in 2021.
She has created training programs for: new products, sales/marketing, safety, onboarding, and leadership.
Corporate and Public Agency clients include:
aviation, banking and financial, chemical, energy, education, environmental impact, insurance, technology and transportation.
In 2023, she authored PLAN239, a 9-Step coaching program for helping non-training busy professionals confidently manage "business critical" eLearning programs for on-time launch.
Valerie lives in the Texas Hill Country and enjoys nightly jeep rides and photographing Texas sunsets.
Creation of National Airport Stormwater Training Website
Developed the first-ever web-based training program for the ACRP used nationally by airport staff and contractors. This project was completed remotely in collaboration with Mead&Hunt aviation engineering consultants.
Shipboard Training for Blue Orca
Designed training and developed a shipboard website for Baker Hughes' new Stimulation Vessel, housing hundreds of documents and training materials. This project was delivered on schedule.
Industrial Firefighter Brigade Leader Course Design
Created a comprehensive course for TEEX that combined lecture, activities, and real-life fire-fighting exercises. Worked closely with safety SMEs to produce a top-quality program within the deadline.
Certified Change Management Professional (CMP) - Acuity, Inc.
FGDLA Pillar Award
ISPI Outstanding Instructional Communication
ASTD Excellence in Practice - Electronic Learning
Founder / CEO
Design2Train, LLC Sep 2001 - Present
An Instructional Design Agency bringing 21+ years of expertise for Total Training Transformation to corporate and public (state / federal) training projects.
Instructional Design Architect for: Design, Development, and Deployment of: Company / State / National Training Programs -Supporting OCM Initiatives for meeting company specific Training Transition & Transformation Goals
Unisys /SAIC OCM Senior-Level Training Lead
OCM & Training Leadership Jan 2019 - Jan 2021
for building corporate OCM /training vision and senior management buy-in to implement strategies for custom process-driven project plans to deliver technical global and national training programs on-time and on-budget.
Department of Energy
United States Air Force
Department of Transportation
Health & Human Services
•Integrated Assessment & Evaluation: Commitment to building training programs to validate knowledge transfer and collect learner data for program ROI analysis
•eLearning Success ProgramAuthor: Produced a process driven approach to eLearning Project Management. Created for non-training professionals tasked with eLearning project to tag-team with an instruct
American General (VALIC Insurance) Jan 2000 - Jan 2001
Marketing change leader for a national K12 education online community site: www.redappleonline.com; Launched on-time and budget with over 500,000+ hits from national visitors. Site featured collaborative tools and a "thin client" 3D virtual community. Secured state / national education affiliates for content, holding online events and site traffic. Won ISPI National Training Award. Division closed due to corporate merger with AIG.
Questia (Online Library) Jan 2000 - Jan 2000
Developed a Secondary School Initiative for a pre-IPO DOT.COM startup; Assisted in developing national database of college course books for expanding the online library launch of 50,000 references.
Electronic Learning Facilitators (Contractor) Jan 1994 - Jan 1996
Project leader and daily operations manager for three multi-media contracts $1Million for the FAA -Airways Facilities and Civil Aeronautical Medical Institute with a staff of twelve including: instructional designers, graphic artists, researchers, and programmers creating hundreds of hours of online courseware; Responsible for obtaining additional $400K contract for Red Cross CBT development project. Delivered on-time and under budget.
Instructional Design Consultant
The Zenith/ CalFarm Insurance (Workers Compensation Insurance) Jan 1992 - Jan 1994
OCM instructional design knowledge architect of $8Million business process re-engineering effort, responsible and accountable for design and management of Transition Model Office, Co-founded the corporate university, served as OCM internal consultant on performance management and workforce productivity
Regional Marketing Manager
GTE Education Services Jan 1989 - Jan 1992
Designed, developed and delivered corporate training and national presentations on The Electric Pages: proprietary host and communications software and SpecialNetto: special education professionals, K-12 educators/administrators at the state, national, and international level. Lead the vision and development of CA. Schoolcom: California-based K12 network; Trained educators on: email, bulletin boards, databases, and computer conferencing. Recruited and trained professional education organizations as online content providers.
- Blended Learning
- Design2Learn (Design2Learn (D2L))
- Construction & Manufacturing
- Healthcare & Wellness
- Mobile Learning
- Other E-Learning & Online Training
- Learning Videos
- Project & Change Management Training
- Product Training
- Software Training