LAS VEGAS – The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) has named Sean McCray its academic curriculum manager. In this position, McCray will review, revise and update curriculum content in collaboration with instructors and industry professionals to ensure students learn the skills needed launch or advance their careers in hospitality.
“We’re so proud to have Sean on our team,” TISOH Executive Director Timothy M. Lam said. “Sean brings to TISOH a wealth of experience in continuing and adult education and embodies the leadership skills we hope to impart to all our students.”
McCray formerly worked as manager and coordinator of the Learning Center at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. There, he created an online tutoring program to allow real-time academic assistance for distance and non-traditional students. He also conducted research on best practices in supplemental education.
During his tenure at Western Kentucky, McCray designed, implemented and managed the expansion of two Learning Center satellite locations. Under his leadership, the centers received certification from the College Reading and Learning Association, an international association of college and university professionals who give practical application to their research and promote innovative strategies to enhance student learning and professional growth. McCray served as president of the Ohio River Valley Region College Reading and Learning Association from October 2007 to May 2009. He has authored numerous white papers, literary reviews and conference presentations.
He earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in English from Western Kentucky and expects to earn his doctorate in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2015. At UNLV, he has worked as a part-time English instructor, graduate assistant and assistant to the coordinator for the Modernist Studies Association 14 Conference in Las Vegas.
About The International School of Hospitality
The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) was founded in Las Vegas, Nev., in 2005. TISOH offers quality short-term, practical training and career development programs in hospitality. Developed for the industry and by the industry, TISOH’s small class sizes and online courses include: concierge, conference management and event planning, catering, hospitality leadership and supervision, hospitality human resources, hotel operations, and wedding coordination and design. Diploma graduates, trained by working experts in the field, enjoy a 90 percent job placement rate. TISOH is an academic partner of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training. For more information, visit www.tisoh.edu or call (702) 947-7200.
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