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Education

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University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS                                                                                                                    — 2022 - Present

  • Doctorate in Educational Psychology (Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics)

 

University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK                                                                                                                                    — 2017 - 2019

  • Master of Arts in Museum Science and Management

 

Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT                                                                                                — 2015 - 2016

  • Master of Arts in Teaching, History

Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT                                                                                               — 2008 - 2013

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, History

Professional Experience

Defense Acquisition University                                                                                                 — Aug 2022 – May 2023

Fort Belvoir, VA (Remote)

Education and UX Researcher

Johnson County Community College                                                                                       — Aug 2021 – Oct 2023

Overland Park, KS

Corrections Adult Education – Johnson County Adult Residential Facility

  • Design, develop, and implement curriculum and instruction techniques including learning objectives, instructional resources, instructional style, pacing guides, and assessment.

  • Conduct needs assessments, collect and analyze data; write and disseminate reports.

  • Ensure compliance with all state, local, and Department of Corrections regulations.

  • Interdepartmental collaboration with internal and external staff, partners, and stakeholders.

  • Maintaining records and compliance with privacy regulations (e.g., FERPA and HIPAA).

Southeast Kansas Education Service Center                                                                      — Dec 2020 – Aug 2022

Olathe, KS

Program Evaluator II

  • Project leadership and management

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of databases pertinent to grants and research.

  • Develop and perform data/statistical analysis and analysis for evaluation projects.

  • Strategic planning consultation, needs assessments, program evaluation, and research.

  • Evaluation plan development including goals, objectives, KPIs, and logic modeling.

  • Design, develop, administer, and edit evaluation data collection instruments.

  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis for a variety of major federal and grant-funded programs. (e.g. KDADS, BJA, USDOE (OESE), DHHS (OMH), SAMHSA)

  • Ensuring program implementations follow state or federal regulations and requirements.

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with internal and outside agencies.

  • Present and facilitate presentations and workshops on behalf of stakeholders.

  • Conduct focus groups, interviews, and surveys to obtain data to analyze for data-driven decision-making and ongoing program evolution.

  • Write, disseminate, and publish reports.

Corrections Adult Education – Lansing Correctional Facility

  • Design, develop, and implement curriculum and instruction techniques including learning objectives, instructional resources, instructional style, pacing guides, and assessment.

  • Conduct needs assessments, collect and analyze data; write and disseminate reports.

  • Ensure compliance with all state, local, and Department of Corrections regulations.

  • Hire and supervise employees.

  • Interdepartmental collaboration with internal and external staff, partners, and stakeholders.

  • Maintaining records and compliance with privacy regulations (e.g., FERPA and HIPAA).

The University of Tulsa                                                                                                          — Jan 2018 – Dec 2020 Tulsa, OK

Education and Programs Specialist, Gilcrease Museum

  • Program Director and instructor: Summer Camp, Any Given Child, Learn & Play.

  • Develop and epublish learning modules for virtual Any Given Child classes.

  • Develop and implement (in person and epublish in Canvas) professional development classes for public school teachers.

  • Develop and implement public workshops in person and virtually.

  • As a team, organize and implement monthly public programs with attendance of over 1,000.

  • Develop new and innovative learning strategies involving Tableau Vivant, See Think Wonder, cultural immersion, and innovative AI/machine learning module techniques.

  • Subject matter expert and project lead for evaluation and research.

  • Subject matter expert in developmentally appropriate learning strategies for general and special needs youth and families.

  • Subject matter expert for the department on US History.

  • Subject matter expert for the department on Tessitura data management software.

  • Interview, hire, and manage payroll for part-time employees within Gilcrease Museum’s education department

Sustainability Graduate Assistant, University of Tulsa                          

  • Report and manage Sustainable Tulsa Scorecard for TU

  • Develop University educational public programs, talks, and events pertaining to sustainability, conservation, and environmentalism

  • Represent TU Sustainability at public events, conferences, and workshops

 

Mathematica Policy Research                                                                                                                                     — 2019

Educational Field Researcher

  • Travel to Tulsa Public Schools participating in the nationwide study on student social-emotional learning.

  • Administer, proctor, monitor tests, and keep records for students.

 

Union Public Schools                                                                                                                                           — 2017 - 2019

Tulsa, OK

Teacher

  • Substitute taught in middle and high school. Long-term substitute, Social Studies.

  • Utilize learning management systems.

 

McLain High School, Tulsa Public Schools                                                                                                         — 2017

Tulsa, OK 

Teacher

  • US History, Government, and Oklahoma History

  • Utilize learning management systems.

 

Southeast Kansas Education Service Center/Kansas Dept. of Corrections                        — 2016 - 2017

Topeka, KS

Corrections Adult Education

  • Design, develop, and implement curriculum and instruction techniques including learning objectives, instructional resources, instructional style, pacing guides, and assessment.

  • Conduct needs assessments, collect and analyze data; write and disseminate reports.

  • Ensure compliance with all state, local, and Department of Corrections regulations.

  • Hire and supervise employees.

  • Interdepartmental collaboration with internal and external staff, partners, and stakeholders.

  • Maintaining records and compliance with privacy regulations (e.g., FERPA and HIPAA). 

 

Saint Xavier Catholic School                                                                                                                          — 2015 - 2016

Junction City, KS

Teacher

  • Design and deliver research-based education for 5 different content areas

  • Utilize Canvas learning management system.

 

The Village Family Center                                                                                                                                — 2010 - 2016

Director; Educator; Doula

  • Design and implement recreational, fitness, and education programs and classes for public

  • Create and manage budget, website, budget, marketing, social media, and public relations

Skills

Research, Evaluation, Program Development and Management, Grant Writing, UX Research, Teaching, Adult Education, Art Education, Tessitura Expert, Lesson Planning, LMS, Classroom Management, Microsoft Office, Google, Macintosh Products, Data Tracking and Informed Decision Making, Time Management, Teamwork, Leadership, Community Engagement, Oral and Written Communion, Project Management, Management, Strategic Planning, Qualitative Research, Curriculum Development, Statistical Analysis, Data Collection, SPSS, Excel, Change Management

Certifications

  • Oklahoma Teaching Certification (2019-2024)

  • Barre Above Fitness Certification

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