Learn @ Lunch

September 29, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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One Riverwalk
700 North St. Mary's -4th Floor Conference Room
San Antonio, TX 78205
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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in English Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas at Austin, December 1978

            GPA: 3.78/4.0

            Completed classes September 1973 to May 1974 and September 1975 to August 1978

            Dissertation: A Career Education Program for English and English Education Majors in

            Colleges and Universities

 

M.A. in English, with a minor in counseling, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 1972

            GPA: 3.8/4.0

            Completed classes June to August 1970 and June 1971 to August 1972

            Thesis: Chaucer and Le Roman de la Rose With Special Emphasis on the Prologue to the

            Wife of Bath’s Tale

 

B.A. in English and French, with a secondary education teaching certificate, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas, May 1970

            GPA: 3.8/4.0

            Completed classes September 1966 to December 1969

           

            Passed the Texas Exam of Current Administrators and Teachers (TECAT), July 25, 1992

 

Completed four journalism courses, Department of Journalism-Photography [now known as Media Communications], June 2001 to December 2002, and two courses in American History, summer 1966, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, GPA: 3.75/4.0

 

Completed four MBA program courses, College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 1981 to May 1983, GPA: 4.75/5.0

 

Completed four graduate courses in education, University of Texas at San Antonio, June 1973 to May 1975, 4.0/4.0

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Instructor of English, Department of English, Humanities, Integrated Reading and Writing, and Media Communications, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, teaching Freshman Composition I, part time, March 23, 2015 to the present, and previously taught developmental-level Basic English I and II courses, Freshman Composition I and II, and Technical Writing, March 2012 to June 13, 2013, January 1994 to December 2010, and periodically from 1973 to 1978; also taught Basic English II courses in the Bridge program, summer 2007, and the Gateway to College program, spring 2008, both serving high school students planning a transition to college

Adjunct Instructor of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English for Academic Purposes courses, Department of Language, Philosophy, and Culture, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, part time, teaching the ESL course Writing 4, fall 2016 (anticipated), March 21 to May 14, 2016, and June 9 to July 30, 2015, and the ENGA course Composition and Grammar, Jan. 19 to March 7, 2016

 

Instructor of Editing Your Creative Writing for Publication, a six-hour course for the Community Education program of North East I.S.D., San Antonio, Texas, part time, each academic term since fall 2015

 

Adjunct Instructor of English, Division of English and Education, Northeast Lakeview College, Live Oak, Texas, and Universal City, Texas, teaching Freshman Composition I and II and World Literature courses, part time; previously taught from June to December 2012 and August 2007 to December 2010

 

Campus English Tutor, Wayland Baptist University, San Antonio, Texas, part time, November 12, 2012 to May 18, 2013, and formerly an Adjunct Instructor, English Department, teaching Composition, Research Writing Methods, and Contemporary Usage courses, part time, May 2004 to February 2006

 

Lecturer I, Department of Writing, University of Texas at San Antonio, teaching courses in Freshman Composition I and II, and Lecturer I, Department of English, University of Texas at San Antonio, teaching a course in sophomore-level Technical Writing, part time, August 2005 to December 2006

 

Writing seminar instructor, Concordia University, San Antonio, Texas, part time, July 2006

 

Adjunct Instructor, Department of English, Park University, Randolph AFB campus, San Antonio, Texas, teaching Composition courses, part time, June and July 2006

 

Writing consultant providing editing, writing training, and consulting on publications to a client list of 78 businesses, including ATT Mobility, Conoco Oil, and Motorola, professional practices in several fields, professional associations like the Texas Association of School Superintendents, non-profits like the University Health System, educational organizations like Texas State University and North East I.S.D., authors and writers, 1993 to the present, www.jankilby.com

 

Freelance writer with 204 journalistic, professional, and literary publications, including non-fiction books and book chapters and news and feature articles, op-ed pieces, and book reviews for newspapers, magazines, academic and professional journals, and association newsletters, short stories in literary magazines, and poetry, 1974 to the present. Work has been published in the San Antonio Express-News, the San Antonio Business Journal, Today’s Catholic newspaper in San Antonio, the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung newspaper, the Wilson County News, the Catholic News Service in Washington, DC, Spirituality magazine in Dublin, Ireland, the Texas Association of School Administrators’ journal Insight and newsletter The Administrative Services Resource Center [ASRC] Bulletin, Texas literary magazines, and elsewhere.

 

 

 

Assistant Professor and Director of Freshman Composition, Department of English, and Director of the Campus Writing Center, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas, teaching Exploring the Arts and Sciences, Composition 1, Critical Thinking and Writing, American and World Literature, and Honors Directed Readings courses, as well as a one-time pre-college English course for English as a Second Language students from Taiwan, full time, July 1987 to May 1993

 

Adjunct Instructor, English Department, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, Texas, teaching Composition courses, part time, January to July 1987

 

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and an Adjunct Instructor, Training and Development Division, Department of Vocational-Technical Education, teaching one section of a graduate course I wrote on Career Development Theories and Issues in Organizations and Professions, College of Education, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, full time, 1983 to 1986

 

Director, Educational Placement, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, full time, 1979 to 1983

           

Director, Project on Career Education and English, National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, Illinois, full time, 1978 to 1979

 

Adjunct Instructor, College of Education, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, teaching a Secondary English Methods course and supervising student teachers, part time, spring 1978

 

Adjunct Instructor, Evening Division, Department of English, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas, teaching Composition and Technical Writing courses, part time, September 1975 to August 1977

 

Teaching Assistant, Department of English, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, teaching one or two sections of Technical Writing each term, part time, September 1975 to August 1977

 

Assistant Director, United Colleges of San Antonio, a Catholic consortium, San Antonio, Texas, full time, l974 to l975

 

Adjunct Instructor, Department of English and Department of Education, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, teaching The Teaching of Composition course, part time, September to December 1993, teaching Composition and American Literature courses, part time, January to May 1987, teaching Composition, Literary Genres, American Literature, and Advanced Composition courses and supervising student teachers, part time, 1972 to May 1978, and full time, 1972 to 1973

 

Teaching Assistant, English Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, supervising secondary student teachers in English, part time, January 1973 to May 1974

 

Professional speaker with 134 speeches and continuing education seminars, 1972 to the present

 

 

 

 

Teaching Assistant, Department of English, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, teaching one or two composition courses a term, part time, Sept. 1971 to May 1972 and January to May 1970

 

Teacher, English Department, Douglas MacArthur High School, San Antonio, Texas, full time, 1970 to 1971

 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

Member, Friends of the San Antonio Public Library

 

RECENT COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteer founder and coordinator of a job ministry at my church, San Antonio, 2006 to 2012

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Editing and writing

Teaching and training

Typing 70 wpm

Using MS Office

 

WRITING-RELATED AWARDS

Received the Bess Whitehead Scott Scribes Scholarship of $1,000 for journalism from the Writers League of Texas, Austin, Texas, May 2003

 

Mark of Excellence award, an honorable mention in general news reporting for 2002, Region VIII, the Society of Professional Journalists, April 4, 2003, for the story “Tobin Hill residents fear new bar,” The Ranger, student newspaper of San Antonio College

 

An award for best news story in a community college student newspaper, the Texas Community College Journalism Association, 2002

 

First-place award for adult non-fiction writing and the Lorraine Berenson Award for the best non-fiction writing in both juvenile and adult categories, the San Antonio Writers Guild, December 1999

 

First-place award for writing, the Bronze Quill Award of Excellence, the San Antonio Chapter, International Association for Business Communicators, May 13, 1999, for writing and editing D.E.A.D. Drinking and Driving Ends all Dreams, a publication of the Bexar County DWI Task Force

 

Second-place award, juvenile fiction, the San Antonio Writers Guild, December 1996

 

OTHER AWARDS

Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, 2007 to 2008

 

Received a fellowship to attend No One’s Priorities: What Reporters Should Know about Mental Health Services, a seminar co-sponsored by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, October 12-13, 2003, Austin, Texas

 

Badrich Award for service as an adjunct instructor, English Department, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, 1998

Professional of the Year, San Antonio chapter, American Society for Training and Development, now known as the Association for Talent Development, 1997

 

REFERENCES

 

Teaching

Dr. Anna Budzinski, Coordinator of the English as a Second Language Program and Associate Professor, Department of Language, Philosophy, and Culture, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas (210) 486-0965 or abudzinski@alamo.edu

 

Mr. Jason Malcolm, Chair and Assistant Professor, Division of English and Education, Northeast Lakeview College, Universal City, Texas (210) 486-5234, jmalcolm@alamo.edu

 

Mr. Garry Partridge, Adjunct Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Department of English, Humanities, Integrated Reading and Writing, and Media Communications, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas (210) 486-0680, gpartridge@alamo.edu

 

 

 

 

Editing and Writing Training

Ms. Lillie Ammann, author, editor, and desktop publisher, and someone with whom I have worked on editing projects for mutual clients and who has attended my editing and writing workshops, San Antonio, Texas (210) 344-5554 home, lillie@lillieammann.com

 

Ms. Collette Kernaghan Braha, published writer of essays in newspapers and magazines, currently a writer of fiction, and a former editing client of mine, San Antonio, Texas (210) 867-1201 cell, e.collette@att.net

 

Ms. Lois Qualben, owner of Langmarc Publishing, a Christian inspirational trade book publisher, and someone with whom I have worked on editing projects for mutual clients and who consults with me regarding editing issues, Austin, Texas (512) 394-0989, langmarc@booksails.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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