I am the Lead Accessibility Auditor with Online ADA, where I develop and formalize accessibility auditing procedures, audit client website for compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and create educational materials for our clients and partner agencies. I have 17 years’ experience designing and teaching courses at the college level. I have the research and analytical skills of an R1 PhD (though not the finished dissertation), and strong, adaptable editorial skills. Because most of my teaching career has been focused on teaching composition, I am also extremely skilled at asking the right questions to help others find the answers and solutions they need, even when they originally thought they wanted something else.
10 of my 17 years in higher education were focused on teaching non-traditional adult students in a fully-online environment. I have developed creative teaching strategies that account for both learner and instructor needs, and my use of multimedia elements doesn’t just replicate in-class experiences, but instead adds depth to the learning experience. I have training in and experience working with and design learning experiences for learners from a huge range of backgrounds.
In addition to my teaching work, I am volunteer in a range of areas at the Church of the Resurrection in Eugene. We rolled out a new website design in late 2018; I was part of the design team and continue to work on the website as we refine and adapt the website to the needs of the COR community.
Interested in learning more? Take a look through my skills, career aspirations, and portfolio of instructional design work.