Sharon Banks

Sharon is the founder of Blended Solutions Consulting. After gaining almost 20 years of experience in instructional design and facilitation, organizational development, eLearning design, and learning system project management and support, Sharon decided to create Blended Solutions Consulting to help provide comprehensive learning solutions to a broader group of non-profit organizations and small businesses. 

Sharon has spent the last thirteen years as an internal learning consultant and learning leader at NYU and Columbia University.  In those positions, she designed and delivered a wider variety of  a wide variety of management and professional development workshops including programs for new and mid-level leaders, customer service programs, HR policy workshops, team building programs and systems implementation training.

At NYU, one of Sharon's major accomplishment was leading and implementing the University’s first employee-focused learning systems. Her project management and technical support skills also extended to the delivery of other technical systems. Sharon also supported the design and delivery of multiple online and blended learning programs.


Prior to working at the Universities, Sharon worked for nearly ten years in the nonprofit world as a special educator, clinician, trainer and recruiting lead. It was in these early jobs that Sharon realized her strength in taking creative approaches to engage her clients through their learning experiences.  

  

Sharon received an EdM from Teachers College, Columbia University and an MA and BS in Psychology from Brooklyn College. 

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