Faith Beckford

BS in Management of Information Systems

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My professional career began as a COBOL Programmer Intern at AETNA Life & Casualty in Windsor CT during my senior year at Connecticut State University. The boggle eye and loneliness quickly set in and I was offered a more vocal and interactive role as a Systems Trainer when the internship ended.

25 years later, I am pleased to say that I still immensely enjoy the field of Learning and Development. Working in various industries for companies such as Nabisco Foods, Lucent Technologies, AT&T, Schein Pharmaceutical, HongKong Shanghai Bank and The BOC Group as well as institutions such as Altitude Learning Center - NJ, Montgomery County Community College, - PA,  AIM Academy - PA, and of course, Sunday School.

My diverse roles include Learning & Development Manager, Client Services Specialist,  Parent Support Coordinator,  Tutor,  Help Desk Manager, Trading Floor Support Specialist as well as Capabilities & Training  Manager and Career School Placement Officer.

I have worked internationally in Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, The Philippines, and Europe; as well as throughout the United States -  developing end-user capabilities and training other trainers (T3) to deliver best-in-class service to all levels of management and staff.  

 My first language is English, though I speak almost fluent "patois".... and sometimes a mixture of both ... to communicate at a deeper level at home :)

 My all-time favorite job is still parenting!  I am blessed with two wonderful (full of wonder) girls who challenge me everyday to be a better person and keep the important things a priority.

 I am super excited about EdenU, The Eden Center and all the services they allow my team to bring to the marketplace: These platforms allow me to leverage 30  years of work and life experiences, plus innate gifts and a passion to improve the lives of children and families to the table. My hope and prayer is that these services will benefit ALL children, irrespective of their socio-economic status, where they live, how they learn; their color, creed or race.

I hope you will join me as a member of this life-giving community; as a partner in learning as a Program Developer, R&D Advocate; to use your gifts to help a child succeed at learning; or just join me for Community Dinners and banter!

Hugs all Around :)

Faith