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Joe Fahs

Horseheads, NY 14845

Phone: 607-301-0612





  • Superb communication in writing, by phone, and in person
  • Creating instructional technology models based on instructor learning objectives
  • Writing technology documentation with focus on the visual to simplify learning by busy faculty
  • Considerable experience in using Google Apps such as Sites, Drive, Sheets, Slides, and Docs
  • Fluent in French and Lingala (African language like Swahili)


Director of Academic Technology, Elmira College

July 2013 - September 2018

  • Developed and implemented a comprehensive plan to divide and transition my many responsibilities to different members of our Information Technology staff
  • Developed and maintained the website Teaching with Canvas:
  • Kept faculty up-to-date with weekly Teaching with Canvas and Teaching with Technology newsletters such as
  • Led the transition of campus-wide learning management systems from ANGEL to Canvas
  • Provided training, course development, and instructional support for all full-time and part-time faculty including all things Canvas and other instructional tools such as ePortfolios, collaborative annotation, and mind mapping
  • Developed assessment, department, and general information websites for students and faculty.

Director of Academic Computing, Elmira College

October 1984 - June 2013

  • Developed an ePortfolio site for students and faculty
  • Directed Media Services for the entire campus including support of classroom technology
  • Developed all resources (equipment, training, support, and website) to support students in creating videos for edTPA assessment:
  • Provided instructional support and training to all faculty for ANGEL learning management system
  • Provided training and support for all faculty personal web sites


Peace Corps volunteer in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Peace Corps


  • M.S. Mathematics Education, Elmira College
  • Certificate of French (14 weeks intensive training), November 1971, ORT, Anieres, Switzerland
  • B.S. Mathematics, May 1971, SUNY Albany, Albany, New York
  • Permanent NYS Certification Secondary Mathematics (Grades 7 โ€“ 12)


Douglas Anderson Award for Excellence in Administrative Leadership - June 2004 - Elmira College

Resume in Google Docs