NATHANIEL SIMS, Ed.D., J.D.
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Juries Doctorate (J.D.) 1974 Georgetown University
National Law Center
Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.)
Administration, Supervision, Curriculum
Development, and Evaluation 1971 University of Massachusetts
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Zoology and Physical Therapy 1966 University of Kansas
Managing Officer, Multiplex Enterprises, LLC.
14824 Eastway Drive, Suite 101,
Silver Spring, Maryland 20905. 1997-Present
As managing officer, work coordinating all project activities in construction, planning layouts, floor plan designations and source descriptions, portfolio layouts, legal research, proposals, lobbying, process Serving, and legislative activities as related.
Administrative Hearing Officer, District of Columbia Department of Public Works 1987-1997. Responsible for administering selected programs with a very high degree of sensitivity and importance to the Government and to the Public. Adjudicated tickets and prepared written decisions and evaluated claims and disputes while rendering final appealable decisions.
Executive Director, Educational Institution Licensure Commission
605 G Street, Northwest,
Suite M-102, Washington, D.C. 20001. 1979-1987
As Executive Director of the Commission, worked jointly with the Board of Commissioners in formulation of the mission and scope of the Commission, its licensing functions, objectives and policies. Assisted the Commission in implementing the Commission’s approval, authorization, evaluation, regulation and licensure of all private educational institutions. Provided leadership and coordination of all of the
Commission’s budget management, planning and institutional oversight activities within its authority.
Planned and implemented uniform procedures for accomplishment in the development of sound educational philosophy, developed and wrote the Commission’s budget, managed its accounts, and made financial analysis, budget and staff recommendations. Trained and evaluated staff-made recommendations on staff in its policy thrust, program direction both nationally and internationally in the review of schools as diverse as the University of Southern California, the American University of Cairo, Egypt, Georgetown University, Howard University, Strayer College, Central Michigan University and many more. Made recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on program emphasis and direction.
Chief Hearing Officer at Rental Accommodation Office, District of Columbia 1976-1979 Trained current and new hearing examiners, established rules, regulations, and procedures for adjudication of hearings related to housing laws and violation of housing regulations. Full responsibility to hold due process hearings and issue final decisions in adversarial sessions. Managed multiple assigned cases, conducted hearings/conferences, issued orders, rulings and motions. Provided written decisions, and scheduled and managed cases accordingly.
Executive Director, National Council for Black Child Development, Washington, D.C. 1974-1976Served as the Council’s chief executive officer with overall responsibility for planning, administration and management of all grant activities, reports, and other internal systems. Worked with the Board of Directors in the formulation of the Council’s governance, mission, scope, objectives, and policies. Followed the Board's direction in providing leadership to the Council’s staff and its research initiatives. Supervised and managed the Council’s activities and budget allocations. The range of activities varied among its 4,000 members, its activities affected in excess of 40,000 children in relation to curriculum development, administration, and management, research, and teacher training. Director, Graduate Studies, Federal City College (now the University of the District of Columbia).
1971- 1974 Served as Director of Graduate Studies Center in Teacher Education supervising faculty in student academic advising, admissions, counseling student internships, student teaching placements, by
interacting, coordinating and working with students, employers, faculty, and staff. Directed and supervised master’s thesis committees. Developed and supervised the curriculum development and course syllabi, developed systems, procedures and methodologies for measuring progress towards program and teacher effectiveness. Provided staff and budget review for a 60-member staff. Monitored and lectured courses at the graduate level and chaired four master’s thesis committees and
was a member of four.
Assistant Dean of Admissions, University of Massachusetts 1967-1971
Reported to the Dean of Admissions and served as principal evaluator of entering undergraduate
students with particular emphasis on minority recruitment and admissions. Initiated and managed
tutorial-mentor type maintaining the edge programs in coordination with graduate teaching assistants
as support for the minority undergraduate student. Served on ad hoc committees as requested by the
Dean. Drafted and edited correspondence and reports originating in or referred to the office of the
Dean of Admissions, including collection of information.
Member of the College-Wide Committee on Self Study, coordinating and developing the sections on faculty and instruction, and academic programs for submission of the Self Study Report for Federal City College, 1973 (now University of the District of Columbia).
Served as Advisor and Consultant to the Minister of Education, Government of Swaziland, Africa. Worked on and completed the transformation of its educational curriculum to one that is indigenous to its own culture (1978). Developed and conducted hands on workshops for curriculum development and system evaluation items.
Served as guest participant and writer in the Holy Jerusalem Writers Conference in Damona, Israel, (1984). Major reviewer and educational evaluator of the following overseas academic institutions: American College in Paris; Richmond College, London, England; American University in Rome, Rome, Italy; Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna, Italy; American University in
Cairo, Egypt; Warnborough College of Oxford, England (1980-1987).
National Bar Association, American Association of University Professors; National Association of Afro- American Educators; National Education Association; National Association of School Administrators.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Upsilon, current member of Mu Lambda Graduate Chapter, Washington, D.C.
Elected member, Board of Directors, D.C. Citizens for a Better Public Education (Former)
Elected Board member, Ward 4 Council on Education (Former)
President, Board of Directors, D.C., “Reading Is Fundamental.” (Former)
Board Member, Hillcrest Children’s Center (Former)
Member, of North Portal Estates Civic Association and Liaison Representative Federation of Civic Associations President, Neighbors, Inc. (Former)
Committee Chair, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 24
Martin Luther King Fellowship (1970-71); Leopold Schepp Scholar (1968-69); USOE Media Fellow (1970-
71); Council on Legal Education Scholarship (1971-74); HUD Fellowship (1971-74); Outstanding Service
Award, “A Better Chance” Program, (1969).
“The Motility Rate of Normal and Operated-on Chicken Embryos from 2-1/2 to 12 Days of Incubation”
Kansas Academy of Science, Lawrence, Kansas, 1966.
“Strategy for Teaching Afro-American Studies in the Humanities”
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1971.
Handbook for Educational Evaluators,
Educational Institution Licensure Commission, Washington, D.C., 1982.
MONOGRAMS AND EDITED REPORTS PUBLISHED:
1. An Evaluation and Site Visit of Antioch School of Law, Washington, D.C.: Educational Institution
Li censure Commission, 1980 Editor.
2. An Evaluation and Site Visit of Three Theological Schools: Dominican House of Studies, Oblate College, and DeSales School of Theology, Washington, D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1981, Editor.
3. Evaluation Team Report on the Maharishi International University Application to Operate a
Private Post-Secondary Educational Institution in D.C., Washington, D.C.: Educational Institution
Licensure Commission, 1981, Editor.
4. Biennial Report on the Educational Institution Licensure Commission 1982-1983, Washington,
D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1983, pp-24.
5. Evaluation and Site Visit Report on Beacon College, San Diego, California and Washington, D.C.:
Educational Institution Licensure Commission 1983, Editor.
6. Site Evaluation Report of National University of San Diego, Washington, D.C.: Educational
Institution Licensure Commission, 1983, Editor.
7. Site Evaluation, NOVA University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Washington, D.C.: Educational
Institution Licensure Commission, 1983, Editor.
8. Legal Report on Hearing and Denial of Licensure – NOVA University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
Washington, D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1984.
9. Report and Survey of Licensure Fees for Private Schools in Other States, Washington, D.C.:
Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1984.
10. Manual of Office Procedures, Washington, D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission,
11. Evaluators Manual for the Evaluation and Review of Private Academic Institutions, Washington,
D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1984.
12. Manual for the Review and Approval of Veterans Courses, Washington, D.C.: Educational
Institution Licensure Commission, 1984.
13. Site Evaluation of School of Public Administration, University of Southern California,
Washington, D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1984, Editor.
14. Site Re-evaluation, Antioch School of Law, Washington, D.C Educational Institution Licensure
Commission, 1984, Editor.
15. Site Evaluation Report of Richmond College, London, England, Washington, D.C.: Educational
Institution Licensure Commission, 1984, Editor.
16. Biennial Report, 1984-1985 of the Educational Institution Licensure Commission, Washington,
D.C.: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1985.
17. Site Evaluation and Report on Culinary School of Washington, Washington, D.C.: Educational
Institution Licensure Commission, 1984, Editor.
18. Site Re-evaluation and Report on American University of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt: Educational
Institution Licensure Commission, Washington, D.C., 1985, Editor.
19. Site Re-evaluation School of Advance International Studies, Bologna, Rome, Washington, D.C.,
Johns Hopkins University: Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1985, Editor.
20. Site Evaluation and Report on the American University of Rome, Rome, Italy, Washington, D.C.:
Educational Institution Licensure Commission, 1986, Editor.
21. Thierry Family Reunion Booklet, Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, 1988, Coauthor.