We’re happy to report over 65 centers have requested access to the service, representing 200 staff and 620 students. Some of the more important changes we’ve made recently include the expanded Journal (to meet the need for a dedicated Progress/Counseling Notes space) and Multiple Profiles. … [ read more ]
Mostly website design/development and database maintenance; other tasks involve hardware/software/user support, moderating social media and discarding dead bugs from light fixtures. more...
Hometown: Alhambra, Illinois
What's your family background?
Three brothers. Married my wife, Leah, in June 2006. We have the occasional foster child (or two), as well as Silas (3), Raine (1) and one on the way -- unless it's after February 2013, in which case the baby is already here. :)
Why do you enjoy working at Teen Challenge USA?
I love utilizing new web technologies to help people's work easier, while also making it more efficient and precise.
Tell us 3 random things about you...
- I'm a ping-pong ninja and badminton wizard.
- Love the outdoors; specifically floating, fishing and bird-watching.
- Favorite breakfast is a family secret, "Chocolate Puddin' 'n Salmon".
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Does anybody make New Year’s Resolutions anymore? Does anybody keep New Year’s Resolutions? Often the problem with New Year’s Resolutions is that by the time you make one big enough to be worth labeling a “New Year’s Resolution”, they seem either too difficult to accomplish, … [ read more ]
We’ve been hard at work since myTeenChallenge.com launched this past August: bugs have been squashed, functionality has been updated, and new modules have been developed. Here are the highlights… Remote-access Intake Submissions One of the most requested features was the ability to provide prospective students with … [ read more ]
National Conference Summary We were very excited to see everyone at the National Conference this year, and get the chance to talk with so many of you that have helped during the research and development stage of this project. The launch of myTC into public … [ read more ]
We are happy to release the audio recordings of the general and breakout sessions from this year’s National Conference. The sessions can be played directly from the site, or downloaded for later listening. Check it out, at connect.tc/national.htm We hope these recording will be helpful … [ read more ]
I’m happy to say that the student management project, myTeenChallenge, is right on target for its August launch at the National Conference in Denver. We’re very excited about finally gaining traction on this concept that began over 4 years ago. Most of the major functionality has … [ read more ]
Review For those who have somehow missed all the updates to this point, here’s the summary. Three months ago Teen Challenge USA hired an additional IT staff, Ted Slater, to take over the day-to-day duties of the office so that I can begin full-time work … [ read more ]
As Teen Challenge continues to provide more services, information, and resources online, we’ve discovered a roadmap would be very beneficial … … please welcome TeenChallengeNetwork.com. The sole purpose of this site is to provide a birds-eye view of the entire Teen Challenge online presence. With all the … [ read more ]
Want a great presentation? Follow these quick tips. Not only will you find your slides are easier to make, but they’ll look much better as well. Create and rehearse your presentation first, then build your slides last. (You’re the presentation, not the slides; begin there.) … [ read more ]
Setting up a Facebook Page is easy. It requires little technical knowledge, and no additional staff is needed to maintain it. Just follow a few simple steps, and designate a couple minutes a day (maximum) or a week (minimum) to update your “wall” or respond … [ read more ]