J. Kevin Marlatt EdS PMP


Core Skills

• Consensus Building •  PMI Tools & Assessments •  Cost Reductions
• Performance Metrics •  Program & Product Marketing •  Contract Negotiations
• Stakeholder Relations •  Project-Based Learning •  Requirements Analysis
• Motivation/Effectiveness Enhancement •  Systems Theory

Education & Training

Ed.S., Administration, Leadership & Policy Studies

University of Colorado, 2008

Project Management Professional-PMP

Lockheed Martin Engineering Management/University of Colorado Engineering School, 2005

M.A. Instructional Design and Learning Technology

University of Colorado, 2005

Technology Specialist K-12

University of Colorado, 2005

B.A. Philosophy

University of Colorado, 1988

Relevant Professional Experience

JKMarlatt.Consult 1995-Present

Project Management, technology and educational consulting with Urban Pathways Inc., American Pathways University in development of an IT infrastructure, software design consulting for multiple clients, curriculum design and project management for the National Academy Foundation.

Adams County Youth Initiative February – August 2010

Independent contractor responsible for oversight, management, and coordination of Adams County Camp at three locations serving approximately 600 1st to 8th grade youth during the summer.  Work with a diverse coalition of partners including school districts, non-profits, governmental agencies, and families. Give oversight, management, and coordination with all Adams County Camp staff, service providers, and stakeholders, ensuring compliance with focus, objectives, evaluation reporting and budget accountability.

Project Manager/Program Director-Denver Public Schools 2000-2008

Lead project team in the creation of new facility and curriculum in Information Technology for Denver Public Schools working with a project budget of 2 million.  Transitioned project team from start-up to implementation of operations.  Lead team of Executives from Sun Mircosystems, Coors/Molson, StorageTek,  IBM and the University of Colorado. Project resulted in a national model for IT education at the Secondary level exceeding measured metrics of success by 50%.

University of Colorado 2006-present

Leads School of Business
Lecturer –School of Business – teaching project management to MBA students.

Denver & Health Sciences Center
Lecturer in ILT Masters program – teaching instructional design and technology.

Guest lecturer with Lockheed Martin Engineering Management/University of Colorado Engineering School
Served as graduate level instructor emphasizing executive leadership needs and unique project-based learning methodology, employing hands-on project development techniques in order to advance student success.

Honors & Awards

Salie Mae First Year Teacher Award Finalist
(Given to the outstanding first year teacher in each district across the state.)

Media & Methods Magazine’s Multimedia Project of the Year Award
(Given to the most outstanding teaching project nation-wide that utilized multimedia as a method of instruction.)

Aldo Papone Leadership Excellence & Academic Reform
(Given by the National Academy Foundation to the 10 most outstanding high school projects/programs/academies nation-wide.)

Conference Presentations

(International Society for Technology in Education) Conference 2010 – Colorado

National Center for Women In Technology
national conference – Colorado, 2006, 2007

National Academy Foundation
national staff development conference–TX, NY, 2005, 2006

RMIMA – Rocky Mountain Information Management Association
keynote speaker, Colorado. 2004

annual conference – Colorado, 2005, 2006

Colorado, 2004, 2005, 2006

Additional Projects

(three selected)

DigitalCUrrents – founder and designer and project manager for novel summer technology camp that focuses on (mostly minority) girls, both middle school and high school; in partnership with the Denver Public Schools and University of Colorado ATLAS program, 2001 – 2008.

A curricular, diversity and IT focused project with Dillard University, a Historically Black College in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the University of Colorado, 2008. Funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York for $1M over 3 years.

Sun Micro Systems initiative to recruit, support and maintain minority high school students in technology, math, science and programming. Initial grant investment of $100,000.00, 2003-2005

Synergistic Activities

Board Member: PMI Mile High Project Management Foundation Board

Project Management Institute/Lockheed Martin Engineering Management – 2004-present
Guided and facilitate the creation of a scholarship fund for inner-city youth bridging the gap to college attendance.

American Pathways University – 2006-present
Help to found a new college and developed the university instructional model and foundational instructional strategies that form the underpinning of formative assessment between the various colleges within the university system.  Directed the creation of the university’s web presence and learning management system. 2004-present