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Andrew Zimmerman Jones

Nicknames: AJ, AZJ, Drew, Libra, Ender

Age: 31

Dating status: Engaged

Pets:Winifred Burkle (cat) and Jericho Dogbone (golden retriever)


Resume of AZJ

Summary of Qualifications

Professional Experience

About.com
April 2006 - Present
Guide to Physics – Write and edit all content on the About.com Physics Guidesite.

CTB/McGraw-Hill – Indianapolis, IN
August 2004 - Present
Math Content Developer – Review and select items for content in mathematics assessment tests. Oversee content review process. Edit and lay out materials for presentation to customers. Prepare manuscripts and insure high level of quality assurance throughout the entire page production cycle. Communicate effectively with customer and other members of the development team.

Family Network Agency – Anderson, IN
Summer 2004
Math & Web Design Teacher – Provided daily instruction in mathematics to middle schools students during a summer school program. Coordinated the evaluation of students utilizing a computer-based assessment, and designed/implemented individualized study programs to target weak areas. Also designed a curricula in web page design that I taught to grades 4 through 8 students.

Project SEED – Detroit/Pontiac, MI, Louisville, KY
1999-present
Math specialist - Utilize a socratic, question-based strategy of discovery education to teach high-level mathematics concepts (algebra, geometry, pre-calculus, calculus, etc.) to elementary and middle school students. Present demonstrations and professional development to teachers and administrators. Adapt curricula to the specific needs of students. Perform the training of new SEED instructors & summer interns, act as supervisor and mentor, and provide continuing evaluation and feedback to other specialists. Maintain office database, network, and workstations. Preparation of documents for classes, as well as promotional material and instructional materials for professional development workshops.

Indiana University Cyclotron Facility -- Bloomington, IN
Summer 1998
Nuclear Research Assistant - Plan and implement experiment on “Cross-Calibration of GafChromic MD-55 Film for Photon and Proton Dosimetry,” adding precision to the results of all experiments performed using the Cyclotron. Design and build of the experimental apparatus. Data analysis & organization. I assisted in other experimental procedures taking place at the Cyclotron Facility, ranging from electronic fluctuation tests to medical physics experiments.

Wabash College Computer Services -- Crawfordsville, IN
Fall 1995-Spring 1999
Computer Lab Technician/Office Assistant - Supervision & maintenance of campus computer labs. Assisting students with operation and repair of campus computer equipment. Troubleshooting and repair of personal computers. Purchasing and inventory of equipment. Perform regular maintenance operations on campus computer network mainframes.

Vector Marketing, Int. -- Bloomington, IN
Summer 1995
Key sales staff - Salesman of “Cutco” brandy cutlery. Develop leads and schedule home presentations of merchandise. Training of other staff members. I was awarded with one of three “key staff” positions after three weeks, helping in basic administrative duties in the office.

Education

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, August 2008 (anticipated)

Wabash College, May 1999

Publications - see Writing page for more information

Assorted Honors, Social & Leadership Positions