I am an instructional designer in a diverse suburban Chicagoland community. My passions are literacy, equity, technology, and empowering learners to succeed.


Illinois Professional Educator License


Master of Science in Educational Technology Leadership

Concordia University Chicago

05/2018 – 05/2020

Bachelor of Science in Education

Northern Illinois University

08/2014 – 05/2017

Associate of Arts, General Studies

Florida State College at Jacksonville

01/2012 – 12/2013


  • Creative instructional designer with in-person, online, instructor-led, and self-paced instructional experience
  • Leader in technology-based education including interactive lesson and game design using ADDIE, Agile, and similar design models
  • Experienced in differentiated learning, Universal Design for Learning, and designing lessons for diverse adult learners
  • Expert with quick decision-making in fast-paced environments and managing multiple projects simultaneously under deadlines
  • Exceptional communicator, problem-solver, and team player


Instructional Design

Technology Integration

Flipped/ Blended Learning

Differentiating Instruction

ADDIE, Agile, and Related Design Models

Blackboard, Google Classroom & Similar LMS


Basic Web Design

G Suite for Education

Apple Products

Common Core State Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

Education Technology Tools

Online Learning

Self-Directed Learning

Articulate Rise & Storyline

iMovie & Instructional Video Making

WordPress & EduBlogs


Basic HTML5, CSS, & Python

Microsoft Office

Professional Development Facilitation

Creative Problem Solving

Fast-Paced Environments

Professional Experience

Licensed Educator | Comm. Consolidated School District 93
(2017 – Present)

Professional Accomplishments

  • Utilize systematic processes to design and develop engaging instructional materials and activities using a variety of technology resources and learning strategies
  • Collect data to determine the effectiveness of instructional materials based on lesson objectives and learning outcomes
  • Design and implement instructional materials for specified objectives leading to more than 90% learner proficiency
  • Deliver instruction with technology tools in online, flipped, and blended course formats, including instructor-led and self-paced learning
  • Modify and differentiates instruction for diverse abilities using Universal Design for Learning and other adult learning strategies
  • Lead teacher professional development sessions on topics including technology, equity, and literacy pedagogies
  • Represent colleagues through shared decision-making on Building Leadership Team and serve on district equity and curriculum committees
  • Work with a team to develop and support workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives to improve culture and climate

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