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melissa maas, Instructional designer

Masters of education, BA Chemistry

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Hi, I’m Melissa Maas, a veteran teacher and educator of thirteen years. I have a strong science and technical background creating curriculum for audiences of varied ages, backgrounds and learning styles. I’ve taught in several states and love creating learning experiences for others, especially hands on, engaging learning. I love using Articulate 360. I am currently a Curriculum Developer for Fidelis in Texas. I am creating training for Managers, Plumbers and Sales Teams. I administrate our LMS.

Keeping my teaching skills sharp, I am facilitating a leadership course and have taught a course on Hiring Talent.

I have a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of Pacific and a Master’s in Education from the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

On a personal level, I am married with three wonderful children. When not creating learning materials, I’m running, taking care of my youngest, or baking treats to eat with my coffee.

Order and simplification are the first steps towards the mastery of a subject.
— Thomas Mann

Work experience


Boerne Middle School South

TMI: The Episcopal School of Texas

Kamehameha Schools

Punahou School

Hawaii Baptist Academy

The University of Hawaii

Matsumoto’s Shave Ice

Technically Savvy

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Premiere Rush

Articulate Storyline 360

Articulate Rise 360

Articulate Replay 360



my mission

Matching Instructional strategies to outcome goals


This slider interaction in articulate 360 storyline shows cause and effect relationships within work culture. This was an entry in E-learning heroes’ “interactive sliders in e-learning#205.”

an installer’s training course starts with a menu and features a screencast with formative questions within it to keep the attention of the learner.

This articulate 360 storyline presentation about the 3 levels of plumbing in Texas catches the viewer’s attention with a background video and current stats on plumbers.

fun drag n drop exercise as you learn about the uniform process at this company

installers put on their gloves and get to work cleaning and organizing their area.

The water softening process is made easy by dragging the calcium and magnesium ions to replace the sodium ions on the beads in your water softener.

uniforms are easy to learn with this illustration

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Plumber’s Career Pathway Explained

follow monty on his journey to your pan!

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A Steampunk theme adds to this Hiring Flyer.

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