Karen Hyder serves the Guild as the Online Events Moderator and Speaker coach. Karen works to ensure that every presenter is able to effectively communicate his/her message and can comfortably engage learners online. As moderator, Karen hosts the sessions, supports the presenters and participants during the sessions, and manages the presenters’ use of the Web conferencing technology.
Karen has been teaching people to use technology since 1991. As Director of Trainer Development for Ziff-Davis Education (now Element K), Karen presented train-the-trainer programs to trainers from corporations, higher education, military and public training centers. In 1998, Karen joined Corporate Learning Ltd., London, UKto lead trainer development programs in Europe and the UK.
Karen has helped individuals and teams of trainers earn Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certifications. In addition to her Guild responsibilities, Karen creates programs that teach strategies for training delivery, facilitation and production for classroom and online programs.