Continuing Professional Development

Extensive and continued training and experience with digital, multimedia, and multimodal composition for education, publication, marketing, community service, and other online curation of content, including:

 

  • Basic website construction, design, and maintenance via such platforms as Adobe Spark, Omeka, Wix, and WordPress
  • Presentation formats such as Adobe Spark, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Prezi
  • Editing/constructing video/audio content with programs such as Windows Movie Maker, Windows 10 Video Editor, Adobe Spark, and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Marketing through social media and networking

 

Extensive and continued on-set experience in film production and editing.

 

Writing Program Professional Development Award Recipient. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. May 2021.

 

“Human Subjects Research: Human Subject Protection Training for Social, Behavioral, and Educational Researchers.” Yale University, New Haven, CT. May 2021.

 

“Human Subjects Research in Social and Behavioral Research.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. May 2021.

 

“Rethink: Psychiatric Illness,” training for identifying and supporting students and colleagues experiencing mental illness. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. April 2021.

 

“Harassment-Free Workplace Training for Faculty and Staff.” Yale University, New Haven, CT. March 2021.

 

“Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Oct. 2020 – Nov. 2020.

 

Creating an Inclusive Classroom: Students with Disabilities.” Instructional webinar. Presented by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Aug. 2020.

 

Extensive training in designing and leading online/remote courses as well as hybrid courses via synchronous and asynchronous student interaction. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Spring 2020 – Spring 2021.

 

“Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Feb. 2020.

 

Writing Program Professional Development Award Recipient. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Jan. 2020.

 

“Carolina Firsts Advocates Training” for providing support to first-generation college students. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Oct. 2019.

 

“One ACT Bystander Skills Workshop” for preventing violence. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Oct. 2019.

 

“Embody Carolina Training” for providing support to students experiencing eating disorders. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Oct. 2019.

 

Writing Program Professional Development Award Recipient. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. April 2019.

 

Training for facilitating writing workshops with veterans on potentially difficult or emotionally-challenging topics in preparation for “Popular Narratives and the Experience of War.” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. April 2019.

 

Green Zone Staff Training for providing support to students currently or formerly active in the military. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. April 2019.

 

“Harassment and Discrimination Prevention” for faculty and staff members. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. April 2019.

 

Member of “Literature of the Americas” reading group. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Dec. 2017 – April 2019.

 

“Sexual Assault Prevention: Ongoing Education.” Education on Title IX for graduate students and educators. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. March 2019.

 

“Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse” for educators. Presented by the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center for the Institute of Reading Development, Novato, CA. June 2018.

 

“Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Athletic Staff.” Academic Support Program for Student Athletes. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. March 2018 – April 2018.

 

Safe Zone Staff Training for providing support to people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. March 2018.

 

Mental Health First Aid Training for Higher Education for recognizing and supporting people in mental health crises. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Jan. 2018 – Feb. 2018.

 

“Using ImaginePhD to Explore & Plan Your Humanities or Social Sciences Career.” Presented by Beyond the Professoriate. Nov. 2017.

 

UNC HAVEN (Helping to Advocate for Violence Ending Now) Staff Training for providing support to survivors of sexual and interpersonal violence and stalking. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Oct. 2017.

 

“New Instructors’ Orientation.” Writing Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Aug. 2017.

 

“The Integrative Knowledge Portfolio Process: A Guide for Educating Reflective Practitioners and Lifelong Learners.” DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Attended while employed as Business Manager for the University Center for Writing-based Learning, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Nov. 2010.

 

Digication E-Portfolio Training Workshop.” DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Attended while employed as Business Manager for the University Center for Writing-based Learning, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Aug. 2010.

 

Weekly Round Table Discussions with the DePaul University English Language Academy. DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Attended weekly while employed as Outreach Coordinator and then Office Manager for the DePaul University Writing Center, a wing of the University Center for Writing-based Learning, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Sept. 2008 – Dec. 2009.

 

Ongoing informal training and practice in photography, 2005 – current. Photos have been used for various online and multimedia marketing campaigns.