I am an educational professional with over 30 years’ experience engaging all kinds of learners in their personal growth and development journey. I've been particularly effective introducing both young and adult audiences to computer science and nurturing their confidence as digital citizens. It has been highly rewarding to see several of my students choose college majors in CS and go on to successful careers in software development and IT.
Over the past decade, I've served as IT Director and Instructor at a private high school where I introduced computer science as an academic discipline while coaching fellow teachers on effective use of classroom technology. I actively researched the industry and have a proven ability to quickly master new tools and guide their adoption process on individual and organizational levels. My experience maintaining and supporting a full campus network helps me understand the full stack of digital resources that must work together for technology to truly promote learning.
With my recent master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology, I hope to better leverage my strong creative and organizational skills to deliver polished, effective training experiences that facilitate active, self-directed learning. I also hope to grow my experience working with subject matter experts and applying the Instructional Design process while interacting with a knowledgeable, passionate team I can both learn from and support.
Thank you so much for considering me for your instructional design needs.
Full Sail University
Southwestern Adventist University
M.S., Instructional Design and Technology
I received the Dr. Nagler Memorial Scholarship and joined the program while working full-time as a teacher. My studies solidified skills I had only practiced informally and gave me the confidence to search for a job in Instructional Design. I was proud to have achieved a 4.0 GPA and was honored to be named valedictorian of my class.
Secondary Education Teaching Certification
As a conditionally hired teacher, I took classes when time allowed and received my professional certification in July of 2021.
M.Div Master of Divinity
I attended the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University to prepare for pastoral ministry.
B.S., Computer Science,
Minors in Math and Business
My first love is Computer Science. I graduated with High Honors as part of the honors program and was very active in student government, holding leadership positions and serving on university advisory boards.