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Curriculum Vitae

Education

Present

2019

 

2016

 

2013

PhD

MA

 

MA

 

BA

Educational Psychology (REMS), University of Kansas

Museum Science and Management, University of Tulsa

 

Teaching, Western Governors University

 

Education (Social Studies), Western Governors University

Professional Experience

Research and Evaluation

2022-2023                 Researcher, Defense Acquisition University, Fort Belvoir, VA (Remote)

2021-2022                 Program Evaluator II, SEK Education Service Center- Greenbush, Olathe, KS

2019                            SEL Field Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research, Tulsa, OK

2017-2019                  Program and Visitor Research & Evaluation, Discovery Lab, Tulsa, OK

Museums

2017-2020                 Education and Programs Specialist, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK

 

2019                            Any Given Child Education Intern, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

 

2018                            Educator, Discovery Lab, Tulsa, OK

 

2018                            Exhibit Curatorial Consultant, Ambassador Hotel, Tulsa, OK

 

2017                            Archives Intern, Woody Guthrie Center, Tulsa, OK

Teaching

2021-Present             Adult Education, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

2020-2021                 Adult Education and GED, Greenbush ESC/KDOC, Lansing, KS

2017-2019                  Substitute Teacher, Broken Arrow and Union PS Broken Arrow, OK

2017                             Social Studies Teacher, Tulsa Public Schools Tulsa, OK

2016-2017                  Adult Education, Greenbush ESC/KDOC, Topeka, KS

2015-2016                  Social Studies Teacher, Saint Xavier High School Junction City, KS

2010-2016                 Director; Educator; Doula, The Village Family Center

Certifications

2019-2024                 Oklahoma Secondary Teaching Certification: Social Studies and SPED (K-12)

  

2013-Present             Doula, Birth Arts International

Courses and Programs Taught

EPSY 520: Classroom Assessment, Art and History Museum Summer Camps (ages 5-15), Learn & Play Early Childhood art education program, Any Given Child Art Education Programs, World History, United States History, United States Government, Oklahoma History, Geography, History of the Catholic Church, Adult GED Math (Algebra 1, Algebra 2, College Algebra, and Geometry), Adult GED Science, Adult GED Language Arts, Adult GED Social Studies, Preschool (ages 3-6), Fetal Development, STEAM (various content), Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Breastfeeding Education, Reproductive Education, Childbirth Education, New- Sibling Integration, Sustainability, Object- Based Learning Experiences, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, General Art Education

Skills

Research and Evaluation, Program Development and Management, Social and Emotional Learning, Assessment and Measurement, Learning Theory, Classroom Management, Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis, Grant Writing, R, Tessitura, LMS, Microsoft Office, Google, Macintosh Products, Data Tracking and Informed Decision Making, Time Management, Teamwork, Leadership, Community Engagement, Oral and Written Communion, Data Analytics

Workshops

2019                 DISC Assessment Workshop, Tulsa, Oklahoma

2019                 Oklahoma Museum Association Evaluation Workshop, Edmond, Oklahoma

2012                 Penny Simkin Childbirth Doula and Education Workshop, Hollywood, California

2011                 DONA Birth Doula Workshop, Savanah, Georgia

Reports

2022                 “Kansas communities that care student survey SOGI pilot summary”. Learning Tree Institute

                           Girard, Kansas

2021                 “Cowley County Drug Court – Program Evaluation Report”, Learning Tree Institute 

                           Winfield, Kansas

 

2019                 “How Discovery Lab’s Accessible Discovery Program Affects Student Feelings About Science,                                      Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)”, Discovery Lab, Tulsa, Oklahoma

2018                 “Effective Education and Engagement for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)”

                           Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2018                 “Autism Accessibility in Museums: A Front-End Evaluation”

                           Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2018                 “The Pencil Box: Report of Impact for Students and Teachers”

                           Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2017                 “The Kravis Discovery Center: The Gift of Insight, An Evaluation”

                           Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2016                 Professional Teaching Portfolio, Western Governor’s University

Presentations

Williams, A. Effective Education and Engagement for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).                      Presented at University of Tulsa Research Colloquium, April 2019.

 

Williams, A., Hammill, E., and Caselman, E. The Kravis Discovery Center: The Gift of Insight An Evaluation.                  Presented at University of Tulsa Research Colloquium, April 2018.

Publications

Chaney, L., Pelkey, L.M., Sultana, F., & Williams, A. (April 2022). Kansas communities that care (KCTC)                            student survey: sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) item selection. Learning Tree Institute.

Learning Tree Institute at Greenbush. (June 2022). Kansas communities that care student survey SOGI pilot                     summary. Learning Tree Institute.

Caselman, E., Hammill, E., Williams, A., Williams, S., et al. (2018). The kravis discovery center: Designing an                   evaluation to benchmark success and discover further opportunity for the redesigned KDC.                                      InterpNEWS, 7(4), 89-95.

Funded Grants

2018                Anthropology Department Research Fund, University of Tulsa. “Enriching an Historic                                                 Partnership: A Gilcrease Intern to Plan an Outdoor Exhibition at The University of Tulsa.”

  • Planning and Investigation Grant.

  • $2,000.00.

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