I am a revolutionary Training and Development Expert with over 20 years of experience in hands-on and Online Training. I have pioneered the adaptation of open-source LMS’s and eLearning environments for both Corporations and Government Agencies. I have designed and created several Learning Management System and Online Training environments in Corporate, State, and Local Government. I’ve worked with both State and Local Government Agencies and Corporations in both training and technology environments. Let me turn your brick and mortar training into a robust interactive eLearning course.
December 2016 - Present
The Doctor of Education (EdD) program emphasized an applied, project based approach to development of appreciable improvements in the body of educational practice. The EdD research focuses on solving a problem in the workplace or in the professional field of education and results in a dissertation, but also produces a "product" or solution. This degree will also help me increase their own workplace Leadership Skills. As a pioneer in eLearning this will give me the official title of "Doctor"....lol
December 2008 - June 2010
Majored in Executive Management MPS with a minor from University of Indiana Bloomington for Instructional System Design. This program helped me become one of the highest level of management within my organization to have the day-to-day tasks of co-founding and managing of Great LearningWorks. This is has turned our company into the leaders of online education in the corporate sector.
June 2007 - December 2008
In order for me to excel in the global market, as a leader I needed the right tools and systems to develop high-performance teams and meet their changing objectives. Through this program I was able to explore the latest management practices and competencies designed to empower leadership to attract, develop and retain my talent in the multi-skilled economy of training. As a leader I was able to learn to harness theories of leadership, organizational change and transitions, group dynamics, and operational strategic planning. This program was able to prepare for my MPS which prepared me for the start of my Doctorate in Education.
July 2005 - June 2007
As a firefighter for over 20 years this program provided me a better insight on the knowledge of fire prevention methods, fire detection systems, fire codes and standards, NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Standards for Fire Officer I, and II, NFPA Standards for Fire Instructor I, II and III, plans examination for emergency services, and building construction. This program assisted me in qualifying for management positions within the fire service and the Certification from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for Fire Instructor III, the highest level to achieve within the Fire Service.
November 2017 - Present
January 1999 - Present
For 20 years, the founder of eLearning King Inc. has been helping organizations plan and build custom eLearning solutions that maximize human performance and return on investment. Freddie Batista (co-founder of Great LearningWorks LLC) has been helping organizations build best-in-class eLearning solutions that maximize human performance and return on investment. We offer a full range of services to assist you in producing professional eLearning and performance support solutions. We plan, design, and build fully customized training programs, instructional design, and development for both technical and nontechnical audiences. Using proven instructional techniques and tools, our design team strives to create the most hands-on and engaging training experiences that result in superior learning and maximum transfer to the job.
SEPTEMBER 2013 - JANUARY 2018
I was the Director of eLearning and business development for the largest direct to Consumer Company in the United States. I was one of the Co-founders of Great LearningWorks a subsidiary company of Great HealthWorks. I designed and implemented our own proprietary Learning Management System, XLearning as well as our proprietary virtual classroom called XL Virtual. I also designed our new GLW Ondemand eLearning site which launched in Q3 of 2016 with over 1000 eLearning OnDemand courses. I lead a team of PHP developers, Instructional Designers, and Instructional Content Developers. We created over 2000 courses with curriculum's, handouts and content development from eLearning levels 1-3. We designed microlearning and interactive gamification for today learning/learner environment targeting the millennial workforce.
JUNE 2010 - OCTOBER 2010
I was the Designer, Developer and Instructional System Designer for the Public Safety division of the Learning Management System, Blender. This platform provides training in a cost-effective way by maximizing training opportunities and minimizing time spent away from protecting the public for Public Safety Agencies. This LMS allows Instructors and command staff to adapt lessons in real-time. Blender™ Public Safety allows appropriate information to be provided quickly and accurately by enabling public safety agencies to build, create, link and maintain a flexible, state-of-the-art curriculum while aligning instructional plans, content and assessment to national, state or local learning objectives and standards.
The name should speak for its self, eLearning King. I am an innovative leader in online training and development. Our team provides a fast-paced environment with the 24/7 365 accessible, on-demand education necessary to meet your organization’s objectives. eLearning King, It's all about innovation. It is important for us to work closely with you and your team so we can fully understand your business model and create a custom program that is perfectly suited for your needs. We can either design an entire training program or develop computer-based modules that best complement your existing training materials that can be deployed across your entire organization. Let me provide a one-stop-shop for all your training needs. You will benefit from our flexible training solutions tailored specifically for what your company is looking for. Custom Training Programs Mobile Capabilities Scalable Learning Modules Interactive eLearning Solutions
In the last 20+years, I have received several awards and recognition in both government and private sectors. As well as a guest speaker for the top two public safety magazines and largest fire instructor conference, FDIC. I have taken my experience into the private sector and have helped several companies convert traditional training into the online world. I've worked in both corporate and government as well as higher education in where I have designed and developed both AS and BA programs online.
This type of training is perfect for a fast, dynamic work environment that needs employees to learn new information at a moment’s notice. Microlearning addresses the needs of learners that needs to retain information quickly while being engaged in the learning process. At our company, we use quick 1 to 3-minute modules or videos, to break down complex ideas and skills into simple learning topics. We call them Learning Bytes.microlearning
As a 20-plus-year fire and emergency medical services (EMS) instructor and a pioneer in e-learning, I understand the financial challenges for some departments in providing for their members 24-hour access to training materials and training from experienced fire service instructors and subject matter experts (SMEs) from the comfort of their living rooms or the firehouse. This training can be accessible and affordable through a department online e-learning portal.eLearning Specialist
We can design and develop applications to suite your needs. This application was designed and developed for the fire service for Crossfit Workouts based on the shifts.Training
We offer a proprietary learning management system, XLearning, which provides you a full service cloud based solution. XLearning is packed with features that simplify your life, minimize concerns and optimize the eLearning process:
This course was introduced to the fire service for the flash over can training. The learner took the pre-course work prior to attending the hands on portion. This was the first introduction to the flipped training model in the fire service.eLearning, Flipped Training
We specialize in eLearning design and development in all major industries. We work in all fields and major industries shows such as ABC International, FDIC and Call Center Week Las Vegas.Trade Shows
We are the innovative leaders in online training and development. We provide a fast-paced environment with the 24/7 365 accessible, on-demand education necessary to meet your organization’s objectives. We can either design an entire training program or develop computer based modules that best complement your existing training material. We provide a one-stop-shop for all your training needs. You will benefit from our flexible training solutions tailored specifically for what your company is looking for.
William McGrath, SouthEastern Medical AcademyI've known Mr. Batista for over 20 years he has created highly interactive, engaging and robust modules that I was able to deploy across the World Wide Web to all of our learners. He was able to bring our AS Program online via a customized eLearning platform !
M. ReimerGreat Consultant for our eLearning Program. We couldn't of gotten our program started if it wasn't for your help.
Jay RodThank you for introducing us to the Flipped Training Environment we currently run our Special Operation Programs via Fire Tec. Online on a 75/25% format.
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