William W. (Bill) Lee is an experienced educator, trainer, and instructional designer with a track record of developing classroom, e-learning, and self-instructional courses and curricula in the fields of engineering, telecommunications, military weaponry, as well as customer service and instructional methodology. He is recognized for his ability to apply adult learning concepts creatively to training and achieving high levels of learning retention. He has specialized in developing instructional design tools that reduce the time required for designing and implementing courses as well as measuring the effectiveness of learning and performance. Bill also has advanced skills in statistical analysis and data interpretation to quantify training’s effectiveness.
Currently, Bill is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with The Hopkins Group. The Hopkins Group provides people solutions expertise to help clients identify and solve human resource needs such as Dallas harassment training, compensation and benefit plan design and development of performance management systems. Depending on clients’ needs, The Hopkins Group can performance all Human Resource functions and/ or provide external resources for specific projects during high volume periods.
Prior to joining The Hopkins Group, Bill worked in the engineering industry for Ferranti International, the airline industry for American Airlines as director of measurement and performance improvement, and the former Electronic Data Systems (EDS) now Hewlett Packard. He has worked internationally for the National Productivity Board of Singapore to design its customer service curriculum. Bill has operated his own consulting business and has also worked for several other consulting firms for over twenty years. He has managed multi-million budgets for projects from instructional methodology to blood borne pathogens and handling hazardous materials to sexual harassment.
Bill has been recognized with numerous awards for his leadership on projects that have won the coveted ASTD Excellence in Practice Award. He also co-led the project that won the Nebraska Interactive Media Award. A research project on improving instructional effectiveness recently won an award from the National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO). Individually, Bill has been awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award by the Dallas Chapter of ASTD and The Distinguished Alumni Award by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction from The Pennsylvania State University. He has served on the leadership team of Dallas ASTD, and has been the chair of the National ASTD Technology Conference. He is the author of five books, numerous articles, conference presentations and workshops, and holds numerous copyrights. Bill holds a BS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and an MEd and PhD from The Pennsylvania State University.