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I have been working in Academic Technology and Instructor Support for 10 years. In that time I have worked in frontline support for classroom technology, student support for media production facilities and course design and technology consultation for staff and instructors.

For the past 5 years I have been an instructional Designer at Michigan State University. Currently, I am the Interim Manager of the Instructional Technology and Development Team.

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Professional History

Team Coordinator -  Instructional Technology and Development Team, Michigan State University

October 2020 - Present

I manage the activities and employees of the Instructional Technology and Development Team. This involves coaching staff on their professional development goals, connecting team with campus partners, and strategizing on how best to serve the campus community.

Instructional Designer, Michigan State University

June 2016 - October 2020

Assist instructors with technical and course design questions, review established courses, present workshops on technology and pedagogical strategies

Manager - Student Media Center, Michigan State University

November 2013- May 2016

Manage day to day operations of the Student Media Center, trained students on video production equipment and software, set budget and purchased supplies.

Classroom Technician, Michigan State University

June 2011- October 2013

Troubleshoot equipment issues, assist instructors with classroom questions. maintain inventory and assign equipment for orders.

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Masters in Educational Technology, Michigan State University

January 2016 - May 2018

Focus on Educational Technolgoy and Serious Games

Bachelors in Electronic Media and Political Science, Eastern Michigan University

September 2007 - May 2010

Focus on Television Production and International Relations

Associates in Media Technology, Lansing Community College

September 2004 - May 2007

Focus on Video and Audio Production

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Conference Activities

Track Chair - Process, Problems and Practices

OLC Innovate 2022

Judge - Effective Practice Award

OLC Accelerate 2021

Spartan QM: A Remix of Quality Matters for Internal Peer-to-Peer Course Reviews

OLC Innovate 2021

Judge - Effective Practice Award

OLC Innovate 2020

Table Top RPG's as an Inspiration Model for Teaching

Gameful Learning Summit 2019

Creating Course Videos with Simple Tools

MSU Spring Conference 2019

The Agile Teacher: A Gameful Workshop

Meaningful Play Conference 2018

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