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Kelby A. Spann
~ Milwaukee, Wisconsin
~ spann@uwm.edu
EDUCATION
Masters of Science Degree in Library and Information Science,May 2001
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Bachelorof Arts in Speech Communications,May 1988
Iowa State University
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Director of Student Services 2012 to present
 Supervise one of the 10 Student Services Staff on campus
 Completed Articulation Agreement Templates for MATC-Milwaukee & Madison SW & CJ (total of 4)
 Co-Created Campus Administrative Council on Student Affairs
 Oversee all student service related policies and procedures for the School
 Coordinated the School’s Scholarships Application Process through distribution
 Coordinate the School’s Recruitment Retention efforts
 Instructed the School’s Living Learning Community
 Student Success Collaborative Curriculum Coordination
 Organized the Online Appointment Scheduling through Cattracks
 Implementation of Image Now/Perceptive Content Advising
 Clear Social Welfare Students for Graduation
 Advise Undergraduate Social Work and Criminal Justice Students
Interim Director of Student Services 2011 to July 2012
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
 Manage the Student Services area for the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare which consists of
academic advisors,student workers and support staff.
 Respond to all email inquiries sent to the schoolfrom the HBSSW website
 Advise and review prospective undergraduate transfer student transcripts
 Serve on the MATC Human Services Advisory Board
 Maintain Articulation Agreements with participating two-year institutions
 Hired and trained undergraduate academic advisor to advise new freshmen in the criminal justice and
social work programs as well a recruit and teach the two orientation course
 AAPC representative
 Department of Recruitment and Outreach Talisma Steering Committee member
 SRAC Department representative
 Completed the 2011 undergraduate academic audit and review for UWM System
 HBSSW Scholarship committee representative
 New Orleans Deans delegation for 2012
 Academic Advisement representative
 BSW committee representative
 Title 4-E undergraduate advisor
 Run data queries through Hyperion to acquire department data
 Created student Advising Center in Enderis 1112
 Provide undergraduate graduation clearance for criminal justice and social work students
 Sent out probation letters and academic improvement plans to students meeting that criteria
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 Sent Academic Drop Letters to students dropped forone or four semesters
 Undergrad catalog/bulletin update related to HBSSW curriculum
Senior Advisor 2001 to July 2011
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
 Develop and deliver academic advising and career development for 700+ undergraduate students majoring
in criminal justice and social work.
 Counsel, support, and mediate students’ conflicts and personal concerns
 Identify, track, counseland refer students experiencing academic difficulty to the appropriate resource areas
when needed
 Monitor academic progress of social welfare students using the University’s Early Warning System and
MAP-Works
 Counsel students regarding personal and academic struggles
 Assess student needs and implemented programs and workshops to support academic success
 Advise currently enrolled and prospective undergraduate students with principle emphasis on advising the
first year student.
 Coordinate the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare’s summer freshmen Student Advising and Registration
program (STAR) now called the New Freshmen Orientation (NFO).
 Assist in processing academic actions in relation to students experiencing academic difficulties such as late
drops and withdrawals
 Demonstrate knowledge of management and budgeting through supervision of peer academic advisors and
work-study students in the department
 Coordinator of Orientation activities for incoming freshmen students and current students in the Helen Bader
School of Social Welfare
 Advise in person, via phone or email approximately 700 students.
 Demonstrate an understanding commitment to work with and relate to individuals from a wide range of
cultural, racial, political physical, sexual orientation and religious backgrounds and identities
 Serve as department ombudsman assisting students with the resolution of issues making appropriate referrals
to campus and off campus resources when appropriate
 Represent department and respond to inquiries from students,parents,some media and the public at campus
preview days, new and transfer student orientation, and parent orientation programs
 Advise current or graduate students pursuing a Certificate in Forensic Science, Death Investigation and
Forensic Toxicology
 Hired and Trained Peer Advisors for the department on the school’s curriculum requirements and various
procedures for undergraduate student matriculation
 Hired and trained Office Assistant on the operations of the school’s daily functions such as filing
scheduling appointment and office mailing procedures,etc.
 Implemented programs and initiatives to support and encourage students’academic success
INSTRUCTION
Adjunct Instructor 2007 to 2013
Bryant and Stratton College
Information Literacy
 Teach degree core courses in Information Literacy
 Assist students in using research tools both electronic and print
 Assist students in locating on-site and on-line materials, and using office programs and student email
Adjunct Instructor 2001 to 2013
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Social Welfare Orientation
 Develop and instruct two sections of the one-credit first year college student course titled New Student
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Orientation. These courses are taught each fall with over 65 freshmen and new transfer criminal justice,
social work, and undecided students in each section
 Deliver course lessons to educate students about academic success and adjustment to college
 Prepares students to become active participants in the educational process at UWM and to explore career
choices in social welfare
Academic Advisor 1995 to 2001
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
 Created the School of Social Welfare’s undergraduate newsletter entitled “Making A Difference” which
was published three times per year on-line
 Advise over 700 undergraduate Social Welfare Students on available careers and opportunities in the field
of social work and criminal justice and developed manageable department curriculum plans and schedules.
 Represent the School of Social Welfare at various on and off campus recruitment events in the community
and throughout the state.
 Develop, assist and maintain student information and handouts
 Serve as primary contact for undergraduate recruiting efforts
 Attend the UW- College transfer fairs at Waukesha,Washington County and Sheboygan
 Meet with high schoolstudents and families during campus visit programs
 Meet with transfer students fromall colleges across the country and assist in developing a curriculum track
 Present information on behalf of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare during sponsored events
 Advise students pursing the evening degree programs.
 Serve as a resource for students,parents and otherUniversity community members seeking to rectify
complaints or needing information regarding University resources and services
Assistant Director of Admissions/Counselor 1991 to 1995
Milwaukee School of Engineering
 Responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate students by visiting over 100 high schools and 20 college
fairs in a three month cycle
 Advised and counseled parents,students,guidance counselors and otherprofessionals regarding the
advantages of post-secondary education
 Informed prospective students and theirfamilies about MSOE engineering opportunities
 Organized yearly Open House, which brought in of over 1,000 visitors to campus and consisted of
overseeing every aspect of this event.
 Conducted informational tours by informing prospective students and their families of the various
opportunities available at MSOE
 Admissions Counselor
 Wrote, designed and coordinated publications, brochures,mailings and advertisements for material sent to
recruit student to the university.
 Advisor, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and National Technical Association (NTA)
Consultant 1990 to 1993
Human Services Triangle, Inc. (Nonprofit Organization)
 Coordinated BI-annual entertainment events with the Mental Health Association for 300 schizophrenic
clients affiliated with non-profit community support agencies in the City of Milwaukee.
 Provided the agency with community information and resources regarding schizophrenic adults and
community support programs.
 Represent Human Services Triangle, Inc. on community board
 Maintained strong communication with the nonprofit sector(Mental Health Association)by helping to raise
funds for schizophrenic adult clients in the city by encouraging friends, neighbors and colleagues to
sponsoras well as volunteer to organize bowling teams.
 Served as master of ceremonies for their annual social and fund raising event.
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Case Manager 1988 to 1990
Human Services Triangle, Inc.
 Counseled 50 clients regarding drug addiction, alcoholism and daily living skills
 Prepared financial budgeted for clients and assisted themwith managing
 Tracked probation and parole responsibilities and met with agents when necessary
 Monitored client’s medication intake
 Developed treatment plans tailored to meet each client’s specific needs
 Medical and psychiatric referral and follow-up
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
 Presenter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Summit II, Strategies for Energizing Leader, 2007
 Presenter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Summit II Energizing Effective Communication,2007
 Moderator, Access to Success panel discussion UWM, 2006
 Presented The Affirmative Action Debate: Which Way will the Pendulum Swing, at the NACADA
conference, San Diego CA, 1998
UNIVERSITY SERVICE
 Helen Bader School of Social Welfare’s Deans Advisory Committee 2000 to present
 Advisors and Counselors Network, 1995 to present,Secretary/Treasurer 1997-1998
 African American Academic Faculty and Staff Council,1997 to present
 Division of Student Academic Services Review Committee (DSAD) 1996
 Multicultural Affair Administrative Committee (MAAC), 1995 to present
 Office of Adult and Returning Students Advisory Committee, 1998 to present
 African Americans in Education Conference Registrar 1999. Responsibilities consisted of registering over
300 participants for the conference as well as presenters and moderators by collecting fees for conference
and banquet,sending confirmation letters and faxing when needed.
 Illinois Scholarship Incentive Committee department representative 1999 to present
 Enderis Open House Committee 1996-1999
 Social Welfare Multicultural Recruitment and Retention Committee Chair 1995-1998
 Social Welfare Safety Committee, 1998 to present
 Academic Staff Senator, 1997-2000
 Academic Staff Hearing and Appeals Committee, 1997-2000
 Department of Recruitment and Outreach Search Screen Committee 2000, 2001 and 2004
 NACADA Region 5 Conference Committee Entertainment Chair 2007
 Department Convocation liaison 2002, 2003 and 2004
 Project Welcome Committee, 2007 to present
 Panther Fest/Campus Kick-Off Committee Department liaison, 2007 to present
 Open House Department Chair 2008
 Advisors as Teachers and Learners: Cross-Cultural Perspectives Conference Steering Committee 2006
AWARDS AND HONORS
 Keynote Speakerfor the Top Ladies of Distinction’s 7th
Annual Fathers and Mentors Celebration 2013
 Who’s Who in America 2011
 Top Ladies of Distinction Father/Mentor Honoree,2008
 Advisors and CounselorsNetwork Recognition Advisor of the year 2006
 African Americans In Education Award for Outstanding Contributions 1999
 MSOE Outstanding Staff Award 1992-1993
 MSOE Outstanding Staff Service and Dedication Award to Minority Students 1991-1992
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AFFILIATIONS
 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Delta Chi Lambda Chapter (Milwaukee, WI)
 National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA)
 Wisconsin Association ofAcademic Advisors (WACADA)
 NACADA Regional Planning Committee Entertainment Co-Chair, 2007 (Milwaukee, WI)
 St. Mark AME Church Hospitality Ministry, President 2007 to 2009
 United Negro College Fund Walk/Run Co-Chair 2006 to2007
 St. Mark AME Youth Sunday School Instructor 2004 to present
 Mental Health Association Gift Lift Committee
 Wisconsin General Baptist Convention Woman’s Auxiliary (Milwaukee, Kenosha,Racine and Beloit)
soloist 1994-2006
 Career Youth Development (CYD) Victory Over Violence Soloist 2007
 Rev. James W. Spann II Scholarship Foundation CFO/Treasurer 2001 to present
 Keynote Speaker. Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Annual Fathers and Mentors Breakfast 2013

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Kelby's Resume 2015

  • 1. Spann 1 Kelby A. Spann ~ Milwaukee, Wisconsin ~ spann@uwm.edu EDUCATION Masters of Science Degree in Library and Information Science,May 2001 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Bachelorof Arts in Speech Communications,May 1988 Iowa State University PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Director of Student Services 2012 to present  Supervise one of the 10 Student Services Staff on campus  Completed Articulation Agreement Templates for MATC-Milwaukee & Madison SW & CJ (total of 4)  Co-Created Campus Administrative Council on Student Affairs  Oversee all student service related policies and procedures for the School  Coordinated the School’s Scholarships Application Process through distribution  Coordinate the School’s Recruitment Retention efforts  Instructed the School’s Living Learning Community  Student Success Collaborative Curriculum Coordination  Organized the Online Appointment Scheduling through Cattracks  Implementation of Image Now/Perceptive Content Advising  Clear Social Welfare Students for Graduation  Advise Undergraduate Social Work and Criminal Justice Students Interim Director of Student Services 2011 to July 2012 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare  Manage the Student Services area for the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare which consists of academic advisors,student workers and support staff.  Respond to all email inquiries sent to the schoolfrom the HBSSW website  Advise and review prospective undergraduate transfer student transcripts  Serve on the MATC Human Services Advisory Board  Maintain Articulation Agreements with participating two-year institutions  Hired and trained undergraduate academic advisor to advise new freshmen in the criminal justice and social work programs as well a recruit and teach the two orientation course  AAPC representative  Department of Recruitment and Outreach Talisma Steering Committee member  SRAC Department representative  Completed the 2011 undergraduate academic audit and review for UWM System  HBSSW Scholarship committee representative  New Orleans Deans delegation for 2012  Academic Advisement representative  BSW committee representative  Title 4-E undergraduate advisor  Run data queries through Hyperion to acquire department data  Created student Advising Center in Enderis 1112  Provide undergraduate graduation clearance for criminal justice and social work students  Sent out probation letters and academic improvement plans to students meeting that criteria
  • 2. Spann 2  Sent Academic Drop Letters to students dropped forone or four semesters  Undergrad catalog/bulletin update related to HBSSW curriculum Senior Advisor 2001 to July 2011 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare  Develop and deliver academic advising and career development for 700+ undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice and social work.  Counsel, support, and mediate students’ conflicts and personal concerns  Identify, track, counseland refer students experiencing academic difficulty to the appropriate resource areas when needed  Monitor academic progress of social welfare students using the University’s Early Warning System and MAP-Works  Counsel students regarding personal and academic struggles  Assess student needs and implemented programs and workshops to support academic success  Advise currently enrolled and prospective undergraduate students with principle emphasis on advising the first year student.  Coordinate the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare’s summer freshmen Student Advising and Registration program (STAR) now called the New Freshmen Orientation (NFO).  Assist in processing academic actions in relation to students experiencing academic difficulties such as late drops and withdrawals  Demonstrate knowledge of management and budgeting through supervision of peer academic advisors and work-study students in the department  Coordinator of Orientation activities for incoming freshmen students and current students in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare  Advise in person, via phone or email approximately 700 students.  Demonstrate an understanding commitment to work with and relate to individuals from a wide range of cultural, racial, political physical, sexual orientation and religious backgrounds and identities  Serve as department ombudsman assisting students with the resolution of issues making appropriate referrals to campus and off campus resources when appropriate  Represent department and respond to inquiries from students,parents,some media and the public at campus preview days, new and transfer student orientation, and parent orientation programs  Advise current or graduate students pursuing a Certificate in Forensic Science, Death Investigation and Forensic Toxicology  Hired and Trained Peer Advisors for the department on the school’s curriculum requirements and various procedures for undergraduate student matriculation  Hired and trained Office Assistant on the operations of the school’s daily functions such as filing scheduling appointment and office mailing procedures,etc.  Implemented programs and initiatives to support and encourage students’academic success INSTRUCTION Adjunct Instructor 2007 to 2013 Bryant and Stratton College Information Literacy  Teach degree core courses in Information Literacy  Assist students in using research tools both electronic and print  Assist students in locating on-site and on-line materials, and using office programs and student email Adjunct Instructor 2001 to 2013 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Social Welfare Orientation  Develop and instruct two sections of the one-credit first year college student course titled New Student
  • 3. Spann 3 Orientation. These courses are taught each fall with over 65 freshmen and new transfer criminal justice, social work, and undecided students in each section  Deliver course lessons to educate students about academic success and adjustment to college  Prepares students to become active participants in the educational process at UWM and to explore career choices in social welfare Academic Advisor 1995 to 2001 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare  Created the School of Social Welfare’s undergraduate newsletter entitled “Making A Difference” which was published three times per year on-line  Advise over 700 undergraduate Social Welfare Students on available careers and opportunities in the field of social work and criminal justice and developed manageable department curriculum plans and schedules.  Represent the School of Social Welfare at various on and off campus recruitment events in the community and throughout the state.  Develop, assist and maintain student information and handouts  Serve as primary contact for undergraduate recruiting efforts  Attend the UW- College transfer fairs at Waukesha,Washington County and Sheboygan  Meet with high schoolstudents and families during campus visit programs  Meet with transfer students fromall colleges across the country and assist in developing a curriculum track  Present information on behalf of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare during sponsored events  Advise students pursing the evening degree programs.  Serve as a resource for students,parents and otherUniversity community members seeking to rectify complaints or needing information regarding University resources and services Assistant Director of Admissions/Counselor 1991 to 1995 Milwaukee School of Engineering  Responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate students by visiting over 100 high schools and 20 college fairs in a three month cycle  Advised and counseled parents,students,guidance counselors and otherprofessionals regarding the advantages of post-secondary education  Informed prospective students and theirfamilies about MSOE engineering opportunities  Organized yearly Open House, which brought in of over 1,000 visitors to campus and consisted of overseeing every aspect of this event.  Conducted informational tours by informing prospective students and their families of the various opportunities available at MSOE  Admissions Counselor  Wrote, designed and coordinated publications, brochures,mailings and advertisements for material sent to recruit student to the university.  Advisor, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and National Technical Association (NTA) Consultant 1990 to 1993 Human Services Triangle, Inc. (Nonprofit Organization)  Coordinated BI-annual entertainment events with the Mental Health Association for 300 schizophrenic clients affiliated with non-profit community support agencies in the City of Milwaukee.  Provided the agency with community information and resources regarding schizophrenic adults and community support programs.  Represent Human Services Triangle, Inc. on community board  Maintained strong communication with the nonprofit sector(Mental Health Association)by helping to raise funds for schizophrenic adult clients in the city by encouraging friends, neighbors and colleagues to sponsoras well as volunteer to organize bowling teams.  Served as master of ceremonies for their annual social and fund raising event.
  • 4. Spann 4 Case Manager 1988 to 1990 Human Services Triangle, Inc.  Counseled 50 clients regarding drug addiction, alcoholism and daily living skills  Prepared financial budgeted for clients and assisted themwith managing  Tracked probation and parole responsibilities and met with agents when necessary  Monitored client’s medication intake  Developed treatment plans tailored to meet each client’s specific needs  Medical and psychiatric referral and follow-up SELECTED PRESENTATIONS  Presenter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Summit II, Strategies for Energizing Leader, 2007  Presenter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Summit II Energizing Effective Communication,2007  Moderator, Access to Success panel discussion UWM, 2006  Presented The Affirmative Action Debate: Which Way will the Pendulum Swing, at the NACADA conference, San Diego CA, 1998 UNIVERSITY SERVICE  Helen Bader School of Social Welfare’s Deans Advisory Committee 2000 to present  Advisors and Counselors Network, 1995 to present,Secretary/Treasurer 1997-1998  African American Academic Faculty and Staff Council,1997 to present  Division of Student Academic Services Review Committee (DSAD) 1996  Multicultural Affair Administrative Committee (MAAC), 1995 to present  Office of Adult and Returning Students Advisory Committee, 1998 to present  African Americans in Education Conference Registrar 1999. Responsibilities consisted of registering over 300 participants for the conference as well as presenters and moderators by collecting fees for conference and banquet,sending confirmation letters and faxing when needed.  Illinois Scholarship Incentive Committee department representative 1999 to present  Enderis Open House Committee 1996-1999  Social Welfare Multicultural Recruitment and Retention Committee Chair 1995-1998  Social Welfare Safety Committee, 1998 to present  Academic Staff Senator, 1997-2000  Academic Staff Hearing and Appeals Committee, 1997-2000  Department of Recruitment and Outreach Search Screen Committee 2000, 2001 and 2004  NACADA Region 5 Conference Committee Entertainment Chair 2007  Department Convocation liaison 2002, 2003 and 2004  Project Welcome Committee, 2007 to present  Panther Fest/Campus Kick-Off Committee Department liaison, 2007 to present  Open House Department Chair 2008  Advisors as Teachers and Learners: Cross-Cultural Perspectives Conference Steering Committee 2006 AWARDS AND HONORS  Keynote Speakerfor the Top Ladies of Distinction’s 7th Annual Fathers and Mentors Celebration 2013  Who’s Who in America 2011  Top Ladies of Distinction Father/Mentor Honoree,2008  Advisors and CounselorsNetwork Recognition Advisor of the year 2006  African Americans In Education Award for Outstanding Contributions 1999  MSOE Outstanding Staff Award 1992-1993  MSOE Outstanding Staff Service and Dedication Award to Minority Students 1991-1992
  • 5. Spann 5 AFFILIATIONS  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Delta Chi Lambda Chapter (Milwaukee, WI)  National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA)  Wisconsin Association ofAcademic Advisors (WACADA)  NACADA Regional Planning Committee Entertainment Co-Chair, 2007 (Milwaukee, WI)  St. Mark AME Church Hospitality Ministry, President 2007 to 2009  United Negro College Fund Walk/Run Co-Chair 2006 to2007  St. Mark AME Youth Sunday School Instructor 2004 to present  Mental Health Association Gift Lift Committee  Wisconsin General Baptist Convention Woman’s Auxiliary (Milwaukee, Kenosha,Racine and Beloit) soloist 1994-2006  Career Youth Development (CYD) Victory Over Violence Soloist 2007  Rev. James W. Spann II Scholarship Foundation CFO/Treasurer 2001 to present  Keynote Speaker. Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Annual Fathers and Mentors Breakfast 2013