My professional background
Over the past two decades, my professional roles have included instructional designer, education consultant, education director, high-school English teacher, writing-center director, and English/education professor. I have over 18 years of creating online, face-to-face, and hybrid instructional content and mentoring professors, students, tutors, and secondary teachers. I am currently the Education Director at Neighborhood House in Peoria, Illinois, where I coordinate both youth and adult education.
I hold a PhD in English Education from Illinois State University, a master’s in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), and a bachelor’s in English from Illinois State University. In Fall 2020, I will be completing my Certificate in Instructional Design from the University of Illinois.
Curriculum alignment and design, instructional coaching, digital teaching, higher-education teaching, pedagogical support, universal design, pedagogy, andragogy, designing for LMS environments (Canvas, D2L, Blackboard, Sakai), HTML, supporting instructional technology, developing instructional materials, creativity, collaboration, adaptability, emotional intelligence, project management, grant writing, research, academic writing, editing
I love meeting new people. If you’re interested in connecting about projects or collaboration, let’s chat! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.