Education

PhD, Global Leadership, Administration in Higher Education, Indiana Tech, June 2016.
M.A., English Literature: Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, May 2007
B.S., English Education: Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN, May 2003

Teaching Experience

Tiffin University, Tiffin, OH, Post-Doctoral Fellow, August 2016-Present
Assisting Tiffin University’s president as a project manager in creating and implementing a global competencies program on campus called Celebrating Cultural Uniqueness.

Indiana Tech, Warsaw, IN, Humanities Adjunct, 2014-January 2015
Classes taught: HUM2000 (Intro to Humanities), HUM3710 (Ethics), attend meetings and implement curriculum for humanities courses.

Ivy Tech Community College, Warsaw, IN, English Adjunct, 2008-December 2014
Classes taught:  Eng 111, Eng 093, Ivy T 101, and Ivy T 120; attend meetings and implement curriculum for entry level writing and life skills courses.

Indiana University/Purdue University-Fort Wayne (IPFW), Fort Wayne, IN English Adjunct, 2008-May 2009
Taught Eng131 and Eng129; attend meetings, conferences and implement curriculum for introductory English classes.

St. Joseph High School, Brooklyn, NY, English Teacher, 2003-2008
Taught English classes at an all-girls school for at risk students, implemented programs regarding literacy and design and applied lessons, created and executed various literature programs, counseled students as needed, and advised a book club.

IUPUI Center for Young Children, Indianapolis, IN, Classroom Assistant, 2002-2003Cared for and educated children ages two to five; implemented programs already in existence on self-help skills, social skills, and aided teachers in activities regarding Early Childhood Education. 

 

Professional Experience

GlamourGals Foundation, Commack, NY, Director of Programs, 2008-November 2012
Worked both virtually and physically in New York to expand the GlamourGals program while developing and implementing new policies for a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Wrote grants, curriculum, letters, and articles to help build on the current program and to promote awareness as well as to monitor and run social media. Helped plan events, organize volunteering events, and oversaw over 1,000 volunteers who engaged with over 1,200 senior women.

College Preparatory Initiatives, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN, Mentor, 2003
Encouraged low-income students to further their education by: helping with their homework, teaching social skills, and taking field trips to museums and educational facilities.              

Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis, IN, Summer Intern for I-READ Grant, 2002
Assisted with conferences; created and maintained databases relating to grant recipients, financial information, and school system demographics.  Researched school systems and literacy methods and performed various clerical duties.

Dissertation
Title: Factors that Support Student Success and their Perceptions of Success: Lessons from a Scottish University, June 2016