Association for Talent Development, February 2021 – Present

Adapting current on-demand course to create 10-module, 21 seat-hour virtual training. Deliverables include: Design Document, Participant Workbook, Facilitator Guide, PowerPoint slides, and Skills Demonstration Document. Work with SME and Project Manager on an aggressive timetable. Using OneDrive and Microsoft Office Suite.

Apex Systems, July 2020 – Present

Working on course standardization, roadmap revision, and Guided Path transition projects for Strategic Education, Inc. (formerly Capella University). Involves significant attention to detail, content creation, SME/team collaboration, and excellent verbal/written communication skills. Using Blackboard, Atlas, SharePoint, PlayPosit, Smartsheet, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Shenandoah Film Collaborative, January 2021 – May 2021

Create e-learning modules and job aids which are used as part of the onboarding/training process for new hires. Design job aids using best practices to promote consistency of brand. Collaborate with SMEs to identify key competencies for new positions in organization. Using Articulate Storyline 360, SharePoint, Scribus, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Teach Your Thing, April 2020 – October 2020

Working on a 25-module adult learner digital training for a nonprofit that helps identify mental illness and strategies for defusing charged situations. Focus on design consistency and creating strong alignment between learning objectives/activities by applying adult learning theories and instructional design best practices.

Hudson Middle School, Band Director August 2018 – June 2020

Directed 7th and 8th grade bands. Provided small group music instruction for students in grades 6-8. Served on Communications, Exploratory, Data Recognition, and Raider Pride Leadership committees.

North Branch Area Middle School, Band Director and General Music Specialist July 2013 – June 2018, Tenured May 2016

Directed 6th-8th Grade Concert Band, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo. Taught general music for grades 5-7.

Mahtomedi Middle and High Schools August 2004 – July 2013
Wayzata High School January 2009 – June 2013
Contracted Flute Instructor (Unlicensed)

Taught private and group flute lessons, coached small ensembles. Recruited members for and directed Mahtomedi Pep Band (2004-2005). Directed Wayzata Flute Choir.

Adjunct Faculty Appointments Sep 2009 – May 2015

Crown College, Century College, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Saint Cloud State University, Saint John’s University/College of Saint Benedict.

Taught flute lessons and studio classes to music majors, minors, or elective students at undergraduate and graduate level.