Alice Gwinn
International Finishing Trades Institute

Over 25 years’ experience in the design, development and deployment of instructional content and materials in a wide range of business and industry settings. Significant experience managing projects and incorporating industry standards, policies and procedures into learning content and materials; using the ADDIE model and Bloom’s taxonomy in designing module objectives and assessment criteria. Seeks daily learning opportunities to increase knowledge of new resources and tools to continuously improve educational content delivery.


M.A. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Instructional Systems Development B.A. Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College), Communication Studies

Awards and Honors

Participated in the successful launch of a nation-wide Learning Management System (IUPAT/FTI).

Researched and created a course syllabus that impacted the decision of the Ministry of Labour to allow the use of stilts in construction work in Canada after a 30-year ban.

Worked with various union craft committees to determine new Standards of Apprenticeship for the U.S. Department of Labor; included identifying competencies; designed new/revising existing courses; identified on-the-job-learning and related instruction; developed practical and written assessments.

Insured firm-wide compliance with the National Association of Securities Dealers' Firm Element for Continuing Education by conducting needs analysis, and writing and communicating an annual training plan while at T. Rowe Price Associates.