I'm a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, pursuing a Master of Science in Instruction and Curriculum and seeking certification as an English teacher. I received my Bachelors from the University of Iowa in English and History.
Volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a School Buddy for the 2013-14 school year. This involved encouraging engagement in school work while also spending time doing recreational activities.
Graduate level course work in English Education at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Courses cover topics on lesson planning and classroom strategies, application of reading across content areas, effective strategies in urban classrooms, and text selection.
CAVT Museums, Visitor Services
2016 - Present
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Student Lab Assistant
2014 - 2016
Organizing paperwork and files, cleaning lab equipment, and performing other tasks as requested by lab personnel.
Arc of East Central Iowa, Direct Service Provider
2012 - 2014
Providing respite care to children with physical and intellectual disabilities in both in-home and facility settings. Also providing Supported Community Living services, a skilled based program which involves teaching and assisting consumers with tasks and behaviors to allow them to become more independent in their homes and communities.