I’m a project manager and college professor who DJs.

 
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BIO

RonAmber Deloney is a native of Dallas, Texas. As a project manager, she enjoys being a visionary and watching the moving parts of a project connect and flow. As a professor, she is committed to honest, well informed critical thinking. As a performance poet, her stage act is a conversation about street corners, observations on classroom dialogues and a lyrical presentation of street images. As a DJ, she’s spinning Alice Coletrane and Tom Misch. In Berlin, she’s with the New Night Babies. A Fulbright research grant alumna, she has performed throughout Europe and worked with The Last Poets, and managed project budgets up to $500K. She has an MA in Art Politics from NYU, an MSEd. in Adolescent Education from St. Johns University and BAs in English and German from Austin College.
 

Resume

 

Experience

IET Project Manager and Trainer
Wilkinson Center
2018 to Present

Lecturer
Paul Quinn College
2012 to Present

Project Manager
SMU/Ignite Arts Dallas
2016 to 2017

Project Intern
PCAH/The White House
2015

Reading Lab Manager
Dallas ISD
2014 to 2016

 

Education

MA Art Politics
New York University
2007-2008

MSEd Adolescent Education
St. Johns University
2009-2011

BA English, BA German
Austin College
1999-2003

Certifications

PMP
Project Management International    

IC3 GS5 Global Digital Literacy
Pearson/Certiport

 

Languages

German - fluent

 
 
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Projects Overview

 
 
Data analysis of student performance over two semesters…

Data analysis of student performance over two semesters…

Reading Lab Manager at Dallas ISD

Managed implementation of learning software for Read 180, Achieve 3000, Apex and FastForword blended learning intervention programs from installation to activities. Coached students, teachers and administrators on software usage and data analysis.

·       Winner of statewide C.R.E.S.T. award along with counseling team for proposing and implementing strategies to promote student excellence.

·       Selected by Dallas ISD as a presenter to 100 educators at the 2014 National Circle of Learner’s Conference on motivating student users of FastForword learning software.

Welcoming participants during the opening session of the NCFR conference at SMU…

Welcoming participants during the opening session of the NCFR conference at SMU…

Project Manager at SMU

Responsible for planning, staffing, training, and development of project staff. Program management for 4-day New Cities, Future Ruins convening/festival. Monitoring and program oversight of multiple projects 4-day festival with 200+ attendees and 30+ stakeholders. Creation and ownership of project calendar, project schedule and project budget of $250K. Interfaced with project coalition partners and donors. Realized over $30K in budget savings. Recruitment, training and management of 8 direct reports across six disciplines. Negotiated vendor contracts and arranged related services. Oversee travel and lodging contracts for national and international participants.

Facilitating a DJ/Poetry workshop for Journeyman Ink and Young Women’s Preparatory Network…

Facilitating a DJ/Poetry workshop for Journeyman Ink and Young Women’s Preparatory Network…

Workshop Facilitator and DJ

Leading writing workshops for 6 - 12th grade students.