Hilary Maybaum
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  A professional scientist, editor, and author with extensive publishing experience, I am skilled in communicating scientific concepts through engaging print, online, and multi-media content, as well as formal and informal presentations. My services cover K-16 education, professional journals, and trade publications.
Contact Info
  Hilary Maybaum
Westchester County, NY 
USA

E-Mail: hmaybaum@gmail.com
Work Info
 
Expertise
Book Author 6 Years
Content Editor (online) 10 Years
Editor 11 Years
Specialty
Education 12 Years
Environment & Nature 16 Years
Science 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
10 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The Princeton Review (6-10), WordWise, Inc. (6-10), Pearson Education (6-10), McGraw-Hill (6-10), Brown Publishing Network (6-10), CORE K-12 (3-5), GGS Information Services (3-5), Marshall Cavendish (1-2), Gare Thompson Associates (1-2), Benchmark Education (1-2), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (1-2)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
NanoLogix, Inc. (1-2), Pinnacle Telecom Group (1-2)
Other Work History
Non-Profit: Grant Director for ThinkQuest, Inc.
Computer Skills
I work on both OS and Windows platforms using Adobe InCopy CS2; K4 Publishing System; Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, GoLive; Microsoft Office suite; Microsoft Project, Publisher; Macromedia Dreamweaver; Apple iMovie; Advanced HTML; CGI with basic Perl
Technical Skills
Text editing; Web editing; content development; storyboarding animations and interactive simulations
Equipment
MacBook Pro with MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and other software installed; Dell Inspiron PC with Windows OS and similar software; laser printer; CanoScan scanner; broadband Internet connection
References
Upon request.
Associations
AvantGuild
Freelancers Union
National Science Writers Association
Union of Concerned Scientists
Other
Education: M.S. Oceanography; B.A. Biology (magna cum laude); NYU Certificate in Internet Technologies; Intel Teach to the Future training.
I am an experienced, well-received PowerPoint presenter for large and small audiences in any setting.

Ask me about my visit to the ocean floor at 1248 m depth on ALVIN dive 2332.

Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license.
Work Samples
 
Authored Publications  
(Benchmark Education Company)
(c) 2010. Grades 6-8 leveled reader produced by Gare Thompson Associates.
ISBN 978-1-9354-7291-9
(Benchmark Education Company)
(c) 2010. Grades 6-8 leveled reader produced by Gare Thompson Associates.
ISBN 978-1-9354-7306-0
(Prentice Hall)
Maybaum, H.L. 1996. Study Guide for Oceanography: A View of the Earth, 7th Ed. 236 pp.
Ibid. 1993. Study Guide for Oceanography: A View of the Earth, 6th Ed. 192 pp.
Ibid. 1990. Study Guide for Oceanography: A View of the Earth, 5th Ed. 196 pp.
Co-Authored Publications  
Bennett, B.A., Smith, C.R., Glaser, B., and Maybaum, H.L. 1994. Faunal community structure of a chemoautotrophic assemblage on whale bones in the deep Northeast Pacific Ocean. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 108:205-223.
(Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education)
Eskridge, S., H. Maybaum, and R. Sibley. 2002. ThinkQuest for Tomorrow's Teachers (T3): A Collaborative Approach to Infusing Technology in 21st Century Curricula. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. (abstr.)
Edited Textbooks  
(Pearson Education, 2/1/2009)
Chapter editor (genetics)
Miller, K.R. and J.L. Levine. 2010. Miller & Levine Biology. MA: Pearson Education. ISBN 9780133690095
(Macmillan/McGraw-Hill)
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill. 2008. Science: A Closer Look Pupil Edition, Grade 4. ISBN 0-02-284137-7
(Prentice Hall)
Miller, K.R. and J.L. Levine. 2002. Biology. NJ: Prentice Hall. 1114 pp. ISBN 0-13-166255-4
Online Content Development  
(Macmillan/McGraw-Hill - California Science)
Concepted, designed, and written for the teachers' section of a textbook companion Web site.
(Apple Learning Interchange)
Eskridge, S. and H.L. Maybaum. 2002. Educators as Guiding Partners: The ThinkQuest® Approach. Multimedia Teaching and Learning Presentation on the Apple Learning Interchange.
Blogs  
Personal blog
Desktop Publications  
(Town of Greenburgh, 4/20/2009)
Resource guide prepared for a Town Hall event attended by county and municipal administrators and trustees.
(Town of Greenburgh, NY, 4/20/2009)
Print-based agenda for Town Hall event attended by county and municipal administrators and trustees.
(International Research Institute for Climate and Society, 8/25/2006)
A piece developed as a one-page flyer that could be printed for distribution or adapted for the Web.