Experienced and proficient user of popular authoring tools to design eLearning, webinars, instructor and participant guides, & technical publications.  Strong analytical skills with proven expertise in simplifying complex concepts and lengthy processes into accurate, concise and easy-to-understand written content.

Designated as a Train the Trainer Instructor, providing essential instructional techniques for quality conference delivery, using adult learning theory, media design, and insight gaining questions. Strong record of collaborating with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and colleagues for intense analysis of instructional outcomes and superior plan development for world-class learning experiences.



Instructional Design

  • Analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating (ADDIE) educational programs and modules which have met and exceeded client expectations and achieved desired goals
  • Complete eLearning module development for onboarding, training and soft skill development
  • Webinar/workshop development, self-paced and instructor-led module design and development
  • Application of adult learning theory
  • Construction of storyboards and outlines for project analysis, design, and development
  • Expert use of Microsoft Office, with strong writing, research, and editing skills
  • Collaboration with SME’s and project directors regarding content and technical requests

Project Management

  • Managing cross-unit teams in many disciplines and across a variety of target learners
  • Consulting on curriculum design, development, and implementation
  • Coordinating internal and external communications
  • Assessing in-person, blended and online instructional materials and programs
  • Engaging and informing stakeholders within the organization
  • Coordination of multiple simultaneous projects
  • Critical thinking

Communication/Public Relations

  • Coordinating between teams with various functions to produce an outstanding product
  • Developing and implementing community outreach programs acting as a liaison to the community
  • Marketing via community outreach programs, trade shows, social media, and graphic design



BS: Elementary Ed  | Martin Luther College

Elementary Ed: Language Arts

MS ED: Learning Design & Technology | Purdue University

Curriculum and Instruction: Learning Design & Technology



Instructional Technology Director/Educator | St. Mark | July 2018-Present

  • Technology curriculum design and implementation
  • ELA curriculum design and implementation
  • Leader of instructional technology initiatives for staff professional development
  • Coordinator between Technology Board leadership and staff
  • Troubleshooting school technology issues
  • Assisting faculty with classroom technology, including Google Apps for Education
  • Troubleshoot issues within the learning environment, including troubleshooting projectors, sound systems, and printers
  • Develop resources such as tutorials, instructional aids, and screen videos to engage faculty with effective use of educational technology and online teaching

Instructional Designer | Dove Learning | May 2018-Present

  • Custom curriculum design for educational outreach programs
  • Train-the-trainer presentations for educational professionals at conferences and on-demand

Education Consultant | Academic Success Guide

  • Consulted on the design and development of learning courses (both instructor-led and web-based), performance aids, assessment tools using standard instructional design processes. (ADDIE )
  • Developed learning solutions for system and user acceptance testing
  • Demonstrated and utilized effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills
  • Collaborated with other Instructional Designers, subject matter experts and/or consultants in the creation of learning deliverables
  • Utilized virtual meeting and scheduling tools to coordinate with remote stakeholders and teams
  • Provided guidance and specialized knowledge to other members of the team
  • Communicated frequently and effectively with Subject Matter Experts and other stakeholders
  • Routinely conducted task analysis by gathering, developing, and analyzing various data points to determine learning objectives and instructional strategies
  • Consulted with instructional designers in determining the needs of the courses and appropriate method of delivery
  • Advised the customer discovery process

Instructional Designer & Substitute Teacher | St. Mark | Sept. 2003 – 2018

  • Providing instruction and managing the learning environment
  • Maintaining established routines and procedures of the school and classroom
  • Encouraging, monitoring and supporting the progress of the learners
  • Design and develop training tools, templates, and resources using design, authoring, and LMS tools (Storyline 2, Smartbuilder, Captivate, PowerPoint, Video)
  • Produce web-based courses, videos, and exams using Articulate suite and Articulate Storyline; Captivate, Adobe products

STEM+ Camp Director & Curriculum Designer | St. Mark | June 2016 – Present (Part-Time)

  • Coordinating communication between all involved teams and personnel
  • Managing project & program budget
  • Analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating the program (ADDIE)

Power Hour Leader & Curriculum Designer | St. Mark | May 2016 – Jan. 2017 (Part-time)

  • Outreach program design, development, and implementation
  • Managed cross-unit teams
  • Consulted on curriculum design, development, and implementation
  • Coordinated internal and external communications
  • Executed media promotional plans
  • Engaged and informed stakeholders within the organization

Administrative Assistant | St. Mark | Jan. 2003 – Jan. 2004 (Part-time)

  • Composed and edited worship folders and newsletters
  • Inter-office communications and district reports
  • Determined the nature of the business involved and personally furnished information, or referred outside contacts to the appropriate persons, directly or by relayed messages
  • Developed and maintained church records in the church software system, including communion and talent logs
  • Assisted with assembling materials for meetings and handbooks
  • Organized, filed, and distributed materials within the facility as needed

3rd Grade Teacher/Coach | Mt. Calvary Church & School | July 1999 – July 2002

  • Analyzed, Designed, Developed, Implemented and Evaluated instructional materials (ADDIE)
  • Compiled assessments
  • Initiated public speaking focused events for the students and their families
  • Athletic coach and departmentalized physical education instruction