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Fall 2017

Section 0421 of SPCH1A
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Aug 22 - Dec 12 2017

Section 1723 of SPCH60
Communication Skills -- : Aug 21 - Dec 13 2017

Section 2369 of SPCH1A
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Aug 24 - Dec 14 2017

Summer 2017

Section 8190 of SPCH60
Communication Skills -- : Jun 19 - Jul 27 2017

Section 8191 of SPCH60
Communication Skills -- : Jun 19 - Jul 27 2017

Spring 2017

Section 4481 of SPCH1A
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Jan 17 - May 16 2017

Section 5579 of SPCH1A
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Jan 19 - May 18 2017

Section 6130 of SPCH1A
Introduction to Public Speaking -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2017

M.A. in Speech Communication
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL May 2011

B.A. in Communication Studies
Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL December 2006

Academic Experience: 

Adjunct Instructor February 2012 - present
Department of Communication Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College, Petaluma, CA

  • Teach Speech 1A (Intro to Public Speaking) and COMM 6 (Intro to Interpersonal Communication)and SPCH60 (Communication Skills)
  • Develop course structure, assignments and assessments
  • Hold regular office hours to meet with students
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and administer grades

Graduate Teaching Assistant September 2009 - May 2010
Department of Communication, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

  • Taught two sections of Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
  • Developed course structure, syllabus and instructional materials
  • Maintained student records and administered grades

Work and Consulting Experience: 

10 years of experience in marketing, event planning, and social media management

5 years of teaching experience at the community college level

Professional Areas of Interest: 

Writing Across the Curriculum
Critical and Cultural Studies 
Collaborative Learning
Composition Pedagogy

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

  • National Communication Association
  • Americorps Vista (Volunteers in Service to America)¬†
  • American Association of University Women