Maxine (Max) Ferman, M.Ed.
Maxine (Max) Ferman, M.Ed.
:// Instructional Design / Technical Training
Let's make some art!

Training Management, Instructional Designer, Technical Trainer, eLearning
Web Designer, UX, Information Architect, Project Manager
Technical Support, Consulting

Instructional Design / Training
eLearning Development
Web Design


Instructional Designer/Trainer/eLearning Developer
UCSF Medical Center

Instructional Designer / Developer responsible for the analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of eLearning for Campus and Medical Center faculty and staff.

Contract Trainer/Consultant

Prepared to deliver more than 50 customized or Authorized Training Center (ATC) courses and Webinars, including desktop applications and company-specific software. Intro. thru - Adv. classes in HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office


Contract training, consulting, web development and graphic design services to individuals and business. HTML/CSS/JavaScript, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.

Director of Educational Technology / Art Director

National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) grant to design and deliver web based resources to help adult literacy practitioners improve outcomes in adult learners' literacy skills through integrating technology into the curriculum.


Master of Education
University of Missouri

Emphasis in Adult Education
Educational Technology / Instructional Design

BS Journalism
University of Kansas

Emphasis in Radio, TV & Film
Minor in Computer Science

Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. - CV Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. CV -  pdf
Updated:  April 24, 2019




Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. - Resume Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. CV -  pdf
Updated:  April  24, 2019




Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. - Resume Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. CV  - Word
Updated:  April 24, 2019




Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. - UCSF Medical Center - Annual Review 2011-2016 Maxine Ferman, M.Ed. CV -  pdf
Updated:  July 1, 2016

eDeveloper | Programmer Analyst III
Overview of eLearning Projects and Professional Development






Updated June 21, 2022

"Thank you so much for presenting to the OB/GYN & RS department managers meeting today! It was fantastic to have you there to talk through the history of the mentoring program you developed and the program logistics. We greatly appreciate your partnership on this and are looking forward to moving towards cycle 1 of the program within our department."
--UCSF Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

"Thanks to you, I know how to do this."
--Communications and Engagement Manager, UCSF Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor

"Thank you for your encouragement and all the great work that you do, Max! honestly, I'm a bit zoom fatigued but sessions like today are worth attending LIVE." (GAAD'22 Presenter)
--UCSF Alumni Relations

"Thank you for all you do...and as someone who lives with both visual and invisible disabilities, you are making a big difference to support our disability community here at UCSF!" (GAAD'22 Presenter)
--UCSF Program Manager and Disability Advocate

"I am delighted and honored to know you, my friend. Your work and presence in the world are true mitzvoth!"
--Director of UCSF Spiritual Care Services

"Max- Thank you for your creativity, your coaching, and your responsiveness. It's been a pleasure creating a course for the Manager Practice Series with you. You are really good at your job!! Working with you has been a joy."
--Director, UCSF Office of the Ombuds

UCSF Women in Technology - Member Spotlight - September, 2021

UCSF Financial & Administrative Services (FAS) - One Good Thing - featured employee - August, 2021

"Thank YOU, Max! That was fantastic. I think that’s the most engaged session I’ve seen so far!"
--Chair, UCSF Staff Assembly

"When I spoke with Lance this morning he identified you as the best fit for this proposed nursing professional development class. When he mentioned your name I must admit I got excited because I had just attended your Zoom tips session this past Monday and found you to be an engaging presenter!"
--Clinical Nurse Educator, UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence (INEx)

"We’ve worked with Max for over 10 years and students have loved her!   She easily connects with them, is patient, and gets the job done!"  
--Stephen Fraga, CEO, AcademyX

"All of the staff at AcademyX love working with Max!   I haven't met a student yet that didn't enjoy her class"  
--Anita Wu, Branch Manager, AcademyX

"Maxine, honestly, you are amazing!!!"
--UCSF Health Coordinator, Volunteer & Guest Services

"Your expertise was truly valuable in succeeding with this project."
--UCSF Budget Operations Manager

"You have once again exceeded expectations both in the delivery and the discovery process!"   
--UCSF Engineer

"...most of us could learn a thing or two (or ten) from Maxine Ferman!"   
--UCSF Analyst IV - Professional Standards

"Thanks for your speedy and quality work on getting our module posted. You are the best!"   
--UCSF Institute for Nursing Excellence (INEx) Manager

"The course (HBS Payroll Manager) is FANTASTIC!!! Thanks you for all your efforts and patience."   
--UCSF Finance Manager

"Thank you Maxine! Excellent work! You are awesome! Thank you Thank you Thank YOU! "   
--UCSF CN IV Intensive Care Nursery

"I just wanted to let you know that you’re awesome! "   
--Manager, AcademyX

"I just wanted to drop you guys a quick note to tell you how great Max Ferman's photoshop class is. Not only was she a great teacher, she also took time to make sure all of our questions were answered, was very thorough and even helped me with some projects I'm working on at work."  
--Student, AcademyX

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Max's Web Design and eLearning Tools & Resources
2009 to

To to support my Web Design training classes and students both in and out of my classroom, I maintain a collection of links and resources which I use while teaching my classes. Instructional / Web Design Client Support
2010 to Present
MaxClient Services

To help clients with the Design and Implementation Process, I have developed a project management methodology and client support site to better manage small to large complex projects.


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