Instructional designer with 13 years of developing and facilitating creative, educational experiences for children, youth and adults. Adept at producing creative content for clients, including infographics, editorial illustration, book illustration, poster design, logos, and web graphics.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania | Indiana, PA
MA – Education, Training and Instructional Technology (2022)

California College of the Arts | San Francisco, CA
BFA – Illustration (2011)
Bosch Security Systems, LLC. | Fairport, NY (Remote)
July 2022 - Present
Instructional Design Intern 
Develops training materials to support Global training in Bosch Security Systems Access and Intrusion. Assesses instructional needs, designs, develops, implements and evaluates online courses that are hosted in Bosch Building Technologies Academy.
Center for Teaching Excellence | Indiana University of Pennsylvania
August 2021 - December 2022
Graduate Assistant  
Assists with the planning, organizing, execution, and evaluation of campus-wide programs focused on faculty development. Collects and organizes CTE data, maintains and updates CTE website, and designs and produces resource documents and publications.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA
February 2017 - August 2021
Garden Coordinator
Plans and maintains garden exhibit, programming and events. Develops garden curriculum for public programs, field trips, outreach and professional development for educators.

Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse | Pittsburgh, PA       
May 2015 - Jan 2017 
Creative Education Specialist
Planned and facilitated educational programs centered on creative reuse and sustainability. Developed professional development for educators. Worked collaboratively with community partners.

KEYS Service Corps | Pittsburgh, PA
August 2013 - August 2015
AmeriCorps Member
Served two non-profit organizations during two terms, planning and implementing afterschool programs for children and youth.

City of Fremont Parks and Recreation | Fremont, CA
 June 2008 - August 2013
Recreation Specialist
Developed and taught recreational programs for children and adults, including camps, classes and events.
Major professional accomplishments
Contribution to IUP SPARKS, Volume 1, Issue 8
“The Power of the ‘Brain Break’ in Higher Ed"
Advisor Advocate Bulletin, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Title IX Sex Discrimination, Volume 4, Issue 6
Cybersecurity for Advisors, Vol 4, Issue 7
Double/triple dipping for LS and Major requirements, Vol 4, Issue 8
Concerning behaviors - what to look for and how to report, Volume 4, Issue 9
Promoting Student Wellness and Time Management, Volume 4, Issue 10
N-Grades, Volume 4, Issue 11
Setting Boundaries with Students, Volume 4, Issue 12
Tech Tools-OneNote, Volume 4, Issue 13
Advising Students with Disabilities, Volume 4, Issue 14
Culturally Engaging Advising, Volume 4, Issue 15
Food Security for Students, Volume 4, Issue 16
General Advising Guidelines, Volume 5, Issue 1
Using Advising to Make the Case for Tenure and Promotion, Volume 5, Issue 2
English 103, Volume 5, Issue 3

“Cognitive Load Theory" - presented at Bosch Global Access & Intrusion Training Team Meeting
“Learner Experience Design” - presented at Bosch Global Access & Intrusion Training Team Meeting

 Service to community/profession/employer
Adobe Creative Cloud Suite:
Premiere Pro
After Effects
Character Animator
Adobe Spark

Workplace Tools
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Office 365
Google Suite

Presentation Tools
Microsoft Powerpoint
Google Slides

Learning Management Systems
Global Teach

E-Learning Tools
Adobe Captivate
Articulate Storyline
Articulate 360 (Rise)
Techsmith Camtasia


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