Teacher, Middle School and High School, Beehive Science and Technology Academy
Developing and teaching Technology & Society curriculum for Middle School. Teaching Entrepreneurship and Marketing CTE courses to High School students. Advisor to FBLA Club and Emerging Technologies Club.
2016 - 2022
CEO, CPO, and Cofounder, Coursetune Inc.
Responsible for business functions as founding CEO such as budgeting, accounting, financial projections, human resources, payroll, administration and integration of software to run the business. Also responsible for product management, quality assurance, management of development, UI, product vision, and product design. Coursetune is software for management of complex, high-quality education and training curriculum. Coursetune, Inc. was purchased by Academic Partnerships in 2021.
Principal Consultant, Edge of Learning LLC
Advocate for change in learning and assessment through speaking and conducting educational workshops. I consult with organizations who want to improve their learning platforms and experiences as a learning engineer. I specialize in STEM-oriented learning as a content expert, instructional designer, product manager, and user experience consultant.
Core Adjunct Faculty for Math and Education, Westminster College, Salt Lake City
Classes Taught: College Algebra, Functions Modeling Change (traditional and online), Teaching with Technology, Math for K-6 Teachers 1 and 2
2019 - 2020
Adjunct Business Faculty, Pima Community College, Tucson AZ
Classes Taught: Ethics in the Workplace (online)
2015 - 2016
Director of Learning Design, Western Governors University
Responsible for creating a seamless, intuitive, engaging, student learning experience designed around solid principles of the science of learning, instructional design, and curriculum development. I led instructional and learning design teams and worked closely with stakeholders throughout the University to find good design, process, and software solutions to meet the learning needs for five colleges: Nursing, IT, Teachers College, Business, and Health Sciences.
2013 - 2015
Director of Learning and Innovation, Area9 Labs, Denmark
Responsible for the design and development of new features for adaptive learning products. My focus was on features that are STEM-oriented, game-related, social, or student-centric. I followed features and improvements from conception to completion, did instructional design for new products and features, communicated changes with users, and wrote some code. I worked remotely with an international team of editors, technologists, and software developers.
2012 - 2013
Director of Learning and Research, Instructure, Sandy, UT
Responsible for course design and administration of Canvas Network, an open online educational platform, developing institutional policies, communicating with faculty and administration about Canvas features, and conducting internal research. I also taught a 2400-person MOOC on Social Media in the spring of 2013 through Canvas Network.
2009 - 2013
Educational Game Designer, Cengage Learning
Lead game designer and subject-matter expert for creation of casual-style educational games for learning algebra. Released on iPad: Algeboats Lite, Algeburst Lite, Algeburst: Topics in Arithmetic, Algeburst: Topics in Algebra
2011 - 2012
Professional Development Coordinator for AMATYC
Planned and executed a program of national webinars and coordinated traveling workshops. I was the founding Director in this role.
2010 - 2012
Learning Futurist, The LIFT Institute at Muskegon Community College
Responsible for college-wide professional development activities, helping to plan strategically for the future, and supporting instructors in innovative teaching.
2009 - 2012
Director, MCC Math and Technology Workshop
Planned, executed, and led annual week-long professional development experience for math faculty to learn new strategies for teaching with technology. This workshop was a national draw and ranged in size from 30-60 participants each year.
2002 - 2012
Math Faculty, Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI
Classes taught: Beginning Algebra (traditional and hybrid), Intermediate Algebra (traditional and hybrid), College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus I & II (traditional, online, and Honors), Math for Elementary Teachers, Math for Health Sciences, Fundamentals of Chemistry, Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab, and Social Media.