June 2020 – Present

Instructional Designer & Technologist
Lawrence University

  • Support instructors in course modification by providing support for implementing best practices for inclusive pedagogy
  • Provide information about best practices related to assessment
  • Project manage course/assignment development process
  • Assist instructors in identifying the best tools to support their learning goals.
  • Create and facilitate workshops and other professional development for faculty and staff on topics related to technology, teaching, and learning.
  • Manage day-to-day administration and support of the college learning management system

November 2018 – June 2020

Instructional Designer
Lawrence University

  • Support instructors in course modification by providing input around inclusivity.
  • Provide information about best practices related to assessment
  • Project manage course/assignment development process

August – November 2018   

Program Coordinator
Beloit Colleg
e Upward Bound

  • Manage day-to-day office
  • Identify, create, and implement efficient office workflows
  • Observe and document office procedures
  • Manage and audit student files

August 2010 – July 2018  

Manager of Instructional Technology
Beloit College

  • Administered and supported the college learning management system (Moodle).
  • Collaborated with faculty around teaching and learning, assisting them in the use of the learning management system, digital media, and other technology implementation in the classroom.
  • Created and facilitated workshops for faculty and staff on topics related to technology, teaching and learning.

July 2009 – July 2010

Instructional Technology Intern
The College of Wooster

  • Was responsible for supporting faculty and students in the implementation of technology
  • Provided support for the digital media lab
  • Managed student workers

Spring Semester 2009

Technology Intern
Valley Christian Academy

  • Facilitated teacher technology in-service training.
  • Assisted with the maintenance of the computer lab.

August 2003 – July 2007

Music Teacher
Citizens’ Academy

  • Responsible for lesson planning, delivery, and assessment for sixteen General Music classes of 392 students Kindergarten through Fifth grade.
  • Audition, direct and manage the forty-three member Citizens’ Academy Tiger Choir, which is composed of fourth and fifth grade students.
  • Manage committee of teachers and staff responsible for creating and directing the holiday and seasonal programs.
  • Define technical equipment requirements and developing a cost justification to purchase equipment for the academy.
  • Analyze instrument, music and teaching-aid needs and develop a budget request for the purchase of those items.
  • Aid in the application process of grant money to fund the music program.

Education 

  • Kent State University M.Ed., Instructional Technology, 2007 – 2009
  • Malone College B.S., Music Education, 1994 – 2000

Presentations and Collaborations

Certifications & Training

  • ID2ID Peer Mentoring Program 2020
  • Introduction to OER – Library Juice Academy  2018
  • Hearing Loop – Level 1 Certified Listen Technologies Corporation November 2015
  • Copyright for Educators & Librarians – Duke University 2014

Organizations 

  • Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project Steering Committee (August 2016-July 2018)
  • Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project (Member October 2011 – 2018)