Lisa Brown 
Educational Technology Consulting

Lisa Sheldon Brown


University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl -- Doctoral Student, Curriculum and Instruction, Career and Workforce Education 

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN – MSEd, Learning Design & Technology, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Hunter College, New York, NY  --  Graduate studies in English Literature, Department of English

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL – B.A. in Secondary Education & English Literature, College of Education




Curriculum Development and Course Design Consultant (2012-present)

Working with SMEs, faculty, executive boards, and business leaders to design and develop curriculum and individual courses using the best practices and learning theory for effective computer based and F2F instruction. 

  • The Human Values Center (Present): Design and develop online courses and hybrid certificate programs for professional development and corporate leadership training.
  • Azusa Pacific University (Present): Instructional Design consultant/contractor developing online college courses.
  • The Black Voice Foundation (2017-present): Educational program and curriculum design consultant.
  • The Flight Test Historical Foundation (2012-present): Curriculum and course design developer and director for all educational programs.
  • Edwards Air Force Museum (2012-present):  Developed and run an online educational program: The Junior Test Pilot School an online educational STEM program for Elementary aged children.  Developed the on-site, F2F Junior Test Pilot Summer Program for the Blackbird Airpark teaching STEM subjects in flight test through hands on activities and 'missions' in flight test by thinking like an engineer and analyzing the 20+ aircraft at the park. 
  • Claremont Lincoln University (2014):  Led the development of an overall curriculum for the CLU Master of Arts programs.  Lead instructional designer for all individual courses.  Applied a systematic approach to the analysis, design, evaluation, assessment, and continued improvement of the design of the courses.
  • Society of Experimental Pilots (2011-2013):  Instructional design and content development for family preparedness handbook and critical incident response book.
  • Flight Research, Inc. (2015): Redesigned F2F coursework for the online environment and developed two online courses in a standard LMS.

Director of Curriculum Development, Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont, CA. (2015-2017)

Directs curriculum development for CLU which maintains and reinforces the mission of the school through pedagogical strategies and interventions in the program’s learning design. 

  • Collaborate with CLU leadership teams and SME’s to design innovative and highly effective online courses using proven best practices in learning theory and use of the online learning environment
  • Manage the evaluation of learning objective achievement and conduct redesigns when necessary
  • Evaluate the efficacy of learning modules, courses, and overall program learning outcomes
  • Facilitate ongoing evaluation and assessment of learning, consistency, and student success across programs
  • Establish a process for course improvement and redesign
  • Design and manage instructor support and professional development in the best practices of teaching and learning in the online learning environment
  • Foster collaboration and dialogue between faculty and programs at CLU
  • Designed all program assessment and improvement guidelines and policies.
  • Key member of the academic team for WASC review.


Educational Technology Manager

Bedford/St. Martin's, Macmillan Higher Education, Boston, MA (2013 - 2015)

Manage the efficacy research and contribute to the development of Macmillan eLearning products.  Design and implement eLearning curriculum and courses in the Humanities in colleges and universities in North America.

•     Conduct needs assessment and analysis for individual courses as well as programs
•     Design implementation plans and training materials for students and faculty

•     Design, conduct professional development trainings in course design
•     Conduct focus groups to assess needs and usability studies for development
•     Research the efficacy of the Bedford produced educational technology
•     Manage digital product improvement and development, research and report on competition, and maintain and manage user relationships


SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA  (2012-2013)

Marketing Manager, Higher Education – Psychology, Counseling, and Social Work

Responsible for the marketing, marketing development, branding, and promotion of higher education textbooks and professional publications. 

  • Craft and author a central message for individual products and discipline series that communicate brand and the company mission through print, broadcast, and online advertising programs 
  • Manage customer pricing strategies, communications, market share, and industry analysis
  • Develop advisory boards and focus groups to create discipline and book specific strategies
  • Design website product pages, develop templates, reports, newsletters, direct mail, email, social media campaigns
  • Manage author relations and promotions; schedule, coordinate, and manage national conferences
  • Design and develop product training for sales reps
  • Create marketing plans and timelines to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget
  • Conduct market research and focus groups to develop effective educational products and market campaigns


eLearning Implementation and Design Specialist:  2010-2012

Pearson English MyLab Specialist working in conjunction with Marketing and Sales to develop and conduct training and implementation of the MyLabs in the National Higher Education markets.

  • Consultation and needs assessment for English departments for technology implementation
  • Design curriculum for online English programs and writing and reading labs
  • Create implementation plans, customization of content, and on-going training and support for use of eLearning in F2F courses
  • Design trainings for publisher’s representatives, instructors, and students for the Pearson MyLabs

Senior English Product Specialist:  2005-2010

Higher Education Product Specialist in the discipline of English (Developmental Writing & Reading, Composition  & Rhetoric, and Literature) working with 26 Publisher’s Representatives in CA, AZ, CO, NM, TX, and Inside Sales.

  • Consultation and needs assessment of English programs for technology implementation
  • Develop and design on-line curriculum with Pearson’s learning resources and technology
  • Implementation of on-line learning solutions: design, develop, and conduct trainings for coordinators, professors and staff
  • Prepare and conduct presentations of texts and on-line learning tools 
  • Conduct focus groups for market development purposes and research
  • Train new reps and Inside Sales force in discipline needs, online resources, product content, and best practices on campus
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of Pearson’s print, online, and interactive learning tools and products


PEARSON: Allyn and Bacon/Longman, Senior Publisher’s Representative  2003-2005

iLrn (Digital Learning Interactive): Western Regional Product Manager 2001-2003

PEARSON: Prentice Hall Western Regional Humanities and Social Sciences Director 2000-2001

MCGRAW-HILL Higher Education, New York, NY, Western Region ESL Consultant 1997-2000





Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont,CA.                                          2013 to present

Instructor, CLU 003 Effective Practice in Online Learning


Purdue University, Department of Education: West Lafayette, IN.    Fall 2014, 2017, 2019

Teaching Assistant, EDCI 672 Advanced Instructional Design


Northcentral University, Graduate School of Psychology, NV.                        Spring 2012

Writing Lab Instructor


Boca Ciega High School, St. Petersburg, FL.                                                  Spring 1993

11th Grade English Teacher, Practicum with the Suncoast Area Honors Teacher Training Program at USF 


  • Vice Chair, Partners’ Committee, Society of Experimental Test Pilots (2010-present)
  • Member, Critical Incident Committee, Society of Experimental Test Pilots (2011-present)
  • Director of STEM Educational Outreach, Executive Board Member, Flight Test Historical Foundation, Edwards, CA (2012-present)  Responsible for all aspects of the execution of the educational outreach programs for the Air Force Flight Test Museum and Edwards Air Force Base working with a team of PR, Marketing, and fund-raising professionals to achieve the goals of the STEM mission. 


Honors and Awards


Suncoast Area Honors Teacher Training Program (SCATT):  Member, 1990-1993  Speaker, 1993

Kappa Delta Pi Honors Society in Education:  1991 – 1993, 2017-2018

Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society in Liberal Arts: 1991-1993

Kappa Delta Pi Honors Society in Education:  2013


Professional Affiliations


Member, Society for Applied Learning Technologies

Member, Association for Talent Development

Member, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education

Member, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

Member, American Educational Research Association