|Present||Associate Professor, St. Catherine University ‐ Education Department|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2019 - Present||Member, Education Department edTPA Committee||2013 - Present||Member, Institutional Review Board||2012 - Present||Executive Board Member, Minnesota Academy of Reading||Present||Past-President, Faculty Senate||2019 - 2020||President, Faculty Senate||2018 - 2019||President-Elect, Faculty Senate||2013 - 2018||Member, Faculty Senate||2016 - 2017||Co-Author, St. Catherine University Assurance Review Report||2014 - 2017||Member, Constitution & Bylaws Revision Ad-Hoc Group||2015 - 2015||Author, Education Department Board of Teaching Institutional Accreditation Report||2010 - 2012||Co-President, Minnesota Academy of Reading|
Honors and Awards
- TeachingWorks Minnesota Teacher Education Fellowship, 2019
- TeachingWorks full scholarship for the Certificate Sequence in Practice-Based Methods Instruction in Teacher Education, 2020-2021
|2010||PhD, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ‐ Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy Education|
|2002||MA, Saint Mary's University, Winona, Minnesota ‐ Education|
|1998||BA, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, ‐ Elementary Education, English as a Second Language|
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