Education & Professional Development (PD)
Master of Arts in English Language and Literature, Central Michigan University; Mt. Pleasant, Michigan (2001)
Bachelor of Science in English, Central Michigan University; Mt. Pleasant, Michigan (1999)
Associate Degree, Lansing Community College; Lansing, Michigan (1994)
Professional Development (PD)
Professional Development Workshop: Sharing Your Story through Grant Writing. Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. October 17, 2013.
Southern Regional Education Board’s College Counseling Training Initiative Facilitator Training (2013).
FOCUS Training, LA GEAR UP Summer Institute, July 7-12, 2013. PD focused on developing a college-going culture at LA GEAR UP schools via student leadership clubs.
Transformative Blogging, October-November 2012, Story Circle Network Online Course.
LOSFA Professional School Counselor Workshop, October 1, 2012. Workshop designed to update counselors about the student financial aid process, so they can best assist their students in preparing for their crucial first year of college.
Guided Autobiography, 2012, Story Circle Network Online Course.
Weaving Shadow & Light, 2011, Story Circle Network Online Course.
In addition, I attended the NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference almost every year I worked on the Louisiana GEAR UP grant (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs), 2006-2015.