Adjunct Faculty

SDI Time
SDI Faculty since 2014

Courses Taught
PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology 

Currently pursuing Doctor of Arts in English Pedagogy (Literature Track) – Murray State University, expected 2025
Master of Fine Arts – Creative Writing (Fiction) – Cleveland State University, 2020
Master of Arts – English & Writing – Western New Mexico University, 2016Post-Master Certificate – Adult Education – Walden University, 2010
Master of Science – Psychology – Walden University, 2006
Bachelor of Science – Criminology – Indiana State University, 2004
Associate of Arts – Cuyahoga Community College, 2000
Specialized Training in: Education Theory, Positive Psychology, Student Success & Advising, Quality Matters for Online Course Design

Professional Experience
12 Years of Teaching at the College Level – English Composition, Literature, Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Faculty Training
4 Years of College Administration Experience
10 Years of Experience in Marketing & Advertising – copywriting, graphic design, marketing strategy
Published Author – Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry

Professional Group Memberships, Certificates, and Certifications
National Council of Teachers of English, Member, 2019
Two Year College English Association – Midwest, Member, 2019
Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Inducted, 2016
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society for Educators, Inducted 2010
Pi Lambda Theta National Honor Society for Educators, Inducted 2007
Golden Key International Honor Society, Inducted 2002
Phi Theta Kappa International Scholastic Order, Inducted 2000

My hobbies and interests include writing (specialization in the thriller and horror genres – fiction), teaching and studying teaching theory (pedagogy / andragogy), coaching others to live fulfilling lives (specialization in positive psychology), and being a wife, mom, nana, and dog mom.