Teaching: Overview

Richard J. "Rich" Wersinger

Teaching  Experience

1999—2005 - Instructor, Heald College, Portland, Oregon.

Courses include Algebra (M011 & M113), Computer Technology I (C111), Database Management (D221), Introduction to Computer Software (D104), Word Processing (W102), Graphics and Presentation Seminar (D202), Integrated Business Environments (B215), Applications for Computer Technicians (C210), Keyboarding (OS101), Professional Document Production (CA215), Web Page Development (D225), and Internet Studies (C245). Lead Instructor for C245. Microsoft Office 97. Office 2000, and Office XP campus resource.

Honored by the "Director's Service Award" in recognition of "all the hard work, dedication and efforts in support of all students and staff," Fall Quarter 2000. Honored as Instructor of the Quarter, Summer 2000. Honored by my students with the prestigious "Student Droppings Award," Summer 2000. Twice honored as Teacher of the Month.

Workshop presenter, Heald May 2000 Conference; "He Dances in Class. Does Instructor Enthusiasm Matter?"


15+ years expert user of PC and Macintosh software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, desktop databases, E-mail, and Internet browsers.


Developed and taught Introduction to Computers and Windows 95; Microsoft Office 97 Word and Excel (Introductory to Advanced) classes in the Washington State University - Vancouver Software Applications Certification program.


Founded RJW Computer Training in Southwest Washington.


On-the-job coaching of professional colleagues in productive use of Windows 95 and Macintosh software applications.


Instructed Royal Saudi Naval Forces Officers in shipboard management and maintenance systems.

Family Matters

Loving husband of Carol

Loving Dad of daughter Jennifer Marie, and son-in-law Kim.

Loving Step-Dad of daughter Mary, and son-in-law Jonathan.
Proud and loving Grandpa (Papa) to Alexander Caleb, Asher Tobias and Isabelle.

Every year in late September or early October, I try to make my way to a Chesapeake Annual Gathering of Men in the Wshington, DC area. Prior to 2009 we met at the Buffalo Gap Camp in Capon Bridge, West Virginia. In 2009 we gathered at the Ramblwood Resort in Darlington, Maryland. There I seek to renew and revitalize myself, while I strengthen my connections to people very important in my life.

I designed and am Webmaster of the Gathering of Men Web site.

Updated: 23-Jan-2011

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