Frederick Carl Prasuhn, Ph.D.

Program Planning, Program Directing

 

Fred Prasuhn, Ph.D.

experience

Instructor – Online Adjunct
January, 2017-present
Troy University, Troy, AL, Remote/Virtual

  • Instructor facilitating 100% online courses.
  • Created and enhanced courses are needed for experiential learning environment.

Project Manager
September 2017-March 2018
Research Compliance, Office of Research, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

  • Project coordination and development of PEP (Professional Education Portal) learning management system.
  • Captured unique data needs for multiple units and merged into cohesive databased structure.

Instructor – Online Adjunct
January, 2016-present
Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, Remote/Virtual

  • Instructor facilitating 100% online courses.
  • Created and enhanced courses are needed for an experiential learning environment.

Instructional Designer
February 2013-July 2014
Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT, Remote/Virtual

  • Assessment and adaptation of learning content.
  • Evaluation of educational technologies to best fit the needs of online adult learners in a competency-based format.
  • Developed project management template for the group, which became the template for the university.

Education Consulting and Program Planning
January 2003-present
Fred Prasuhn, Ph.D., Rayle, GA

  • Evaluation and implementation of technology use within learning.
  • Program planning of conferences and workshops.
  • Presentations and training.

Instructor
January 2003-May 2013
Athens Technical College, Athens, GA

  • Instructor facilitating virtual learning, face-to-face, and hands-on learning settings for business and computer applications.
  • Emphasis placed on the practical application of knowledge and skills.
  • Lead integration and training of chosen technologies.

 

Youth Program Director
May 1993-May 1995
First United Methodist Church, Alvin, TX

  • Within a two-year span, primary program attendance grew from 3 to 25.
  • Newly added small group programs averaged 9 persons per group each week.
  • ~200 youths attending special events.
  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteer youth workers increased support from 1 to 14 adults.
  • District summer camp leadership team for 150+ jr./mid-high ages.

Concession Chair (volunteer), 1990-1991
Concession Advisor (volunteer) 1992
Ichthus Ministries, Wilmore, KY

  • Coordination and contract negotiations of vendors.
  • Provided food services during outdoor weekend music festival for 18,000+ attendees and 500+ festival volunteer staff.
  • Recruitment and supervision of 50+ volunteer concession workers.
  • The 1990 event was the first year in festival history that concessions closed finances in the black and made a profit.

Christian Education Director and Youth Minister
January 1990-June 1992
Living Word Baptist Church, Lexington, KY

  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteer youth workers increased support from 0 to 3 adults.
  • Initiated youth events for church with volunteers’ support.
  • Established weekly group meeting with a focus on learning.

Youth Director (volunteer)
1987-1988
First United Church of Christ, Greenville, OH

  • Created and ran youth program for the church.
  • Weekly attendance reached 10 teens.
  • Adult volunteers recruited and trained for special events, which included yearly ice cream vending at a 10-day county fair. The “Ice Cream Barn” provided nearly all of the yearly education programming budget for the church.

Professional Statement

Experienced cross-functional professional who, through practical, flexible praxis, conservative core, and ingenuitive application, builds on the belief that the sum of all parts makes a greater whole to meet the need.

Accomplishments

  • Created and implemented several courses for online learning utilizing experiential learning.
  • Successful national conferences that increase organization membership and cleared with profit for the organization.
  • Mastered FAA and FCC regulations for the cellular industry to ensure regional regulatory compliance. 
  • Successfully managed three cellular builds through Historical Preservation Organization requirements.
  • Directed Concessions for weekend festival resulting in first-time profit gain.
  • Significant increase in active youth attendance and youth programming within churches and region.

Character

  • Dedicated.
  • Determined.
  • Manages multiple priorities.
  • Organized.
  • Personable.

Strengths

  • Cash & budget control.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Contract negotiations.
  • Client/Customer service.
  • Project management.
  • Remote worker.
  • Quality assurance.
  • Recruitment, training, & leading – volunteers.
  • Supervision.
  • Training.

education

Ph.D.: Adult Education
December 2011
College of Education, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

M.Ed.: Instructional Technologies
June 2004
American InterContinental University, Hoffman Estates, IL

M.A.: Christian Education
May 1990
Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY

B.A.: Christian Ministries and Church Music
August 1986
Asbury College, Wilmore, KY

Contact

  • fprasuhn@gmail.com
  • 706/255-5581
  • www.fredprasuhn.com

References

Available on request.