Grand Valley State university


  • 2016 - 2017. Honors Senior Project advisor.
  • 2017. Women in STEM meeting at Jenison High School.
  • 2016 -Present. Member of the GVSU social media group for social media admins.
  • 2015 -Present. CIS Outreach Committee.
  • 2014 - Present. Student Success Center.
  • 2014 - Present. Created a CIS150 Collaboration common course shell in Blackboard for faculty to easily and conveniently share course content and ideas. Included are video and written tutorials, articles, interactive and engaging activities, student commonly asked questions, resources for the website project, how to adjust grading schema information, interactive Blackboard text assignment rubrics, a forum for which faculty may subscribe to instantly share new information and more.



Created workshops and seminars that are maintained and presented several times each year:

  • 2014 - Present. Accessibility presentation and workshop for faculty. The workshop was designed to increase faculty knowledge about how to create course content that follows Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, conform to federal legislation standards / guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and contribute to student success.
  • 2014 - Present. "Practical examples that faculty can implement now in their Blackboard Learn course content and electronic documents to benefit all learners and improve accessibility" for the IDeL Symposium Teaching and Learning with Technology.
    @GVSUeLEARN | Abstract
  • 2014 - Present. "10 Tips for Designing Exemplary Courses in Blackboard: Online, Hybrid, and Face-toFace" for the IDeL Teaching and Learning with Technology.
    @GVSUeLEARN | Abstract
  • 2014 - Present. "Easy Solutions to create ADA compliant documents that are beneficial to all learners" workshop.
  • 2014 - Present. "Universal Design for Learning and Accessibility" for the IDeL Symposium Teaching and Learning with Technology.
  • 2014 - Present. "Design and Organization Tips from Blackboard Exemplary Course Winners" for the IDeL Symposium Teaching and Learning with Technology.


  • 2014 - 2015. Served on the General Education Committee; reviewed Course Assessment Reports (CARs) and provided feedback to faculty, reviewed proposals, tested the new SAIL system, and discussed new condensed skills development rubrics.
  • 2014. Participated in the recording of an interview for the Provost’s office regarding the current state of online learning at GVSU. In the interview, I shared my experience teaching online.


Grand rapids community college


Service to the student

  • Created a CIS150 mobile friendly, responsive website for students that includes optional resources for students to take their knowledge further, along with tips, tricks and related homework help.
  • Provide Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials on my Web site and Blackboard
  • Completed MyDegreePath training to access information and provide advice for students
  • Developed courses that are designed for different learning styles (videos, hands-on projects, written assignments, presentations, discussions, PodCasts, etc.)
  • Developed Blackboard courses that are accessible for all students, including those with disabilities


Community service and Activities