Janet Spruill

Vice PresidentsJanet Spruill

Vice President
Programs Group

Janet has more than 25 years of experience growing and leading modeling, simulation and training (MS&T) and organizational development programs across defense, intelligence, federal, and commercial sectors. She has deep expertise as a human performance technologist, learning solutions architect, and principal consultant developing and working with technology-based learning systems.

As Vice President, Janet guides business strategy planning and execution, supports successful transition of science and technology (S&T) research programs, and leads Aptima’s Orlando operations.

Janet is a Certified Human Capital Strategist (HCS) and has completed studies in Management and Technology at Mount St. Mary’s University. She currently serves as a Board of Directors member for the National Center for Simulation. She is the Scholarship Chair for the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), where she served as the 2016 Conference Chair.

Notable Publications

Beaubien, J.M., Oster, E., & Spruill, J. (2018). Aligning Current VR/AR/MR Training with the Science of Learning. Paper No. 18036. In Proceedings of the 2018 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

Baginski, M. and Cichelli, J.* (2011). Crowdsourcing Expert Performance to Improve Training at Cyber Speed. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2011). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

Cichelli, J.* and Shimp, U. (2007). Taskonomy vs. Taxonomy: Human-Centered Knowledge Management Design. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2007). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

Cichelli, J.* (2005). Designing for Context in an Age of Standardization. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2005). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

Cichelli, J.,* Kleinman, L., and Tatro, D. (2004). Evolving Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) to Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS): Human Performance Considerations. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2004). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

Cichelli, J.* and Joyce, D. (2002). Holistic Performance Support – Applying EPSS to the Type 45 Destroyer. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2004). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

Cichelli, J.* (2000). Supporting Shipboard Network Operations through Electronic Performance Support Systems. In Proceedings of Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2000). Orlando, FL: National Training and Simulation Association.

*Formerly Janet Cichelli

For more information about Janet Spruill’s publications, please contact aptima_info@aptima.com.