I have been working for the Faculty Center since 2006 and have taught at UVU for 13 years as an adjunct in the Community Health Department. I've also taught at BYU and at the U of U.
I received my Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Brigham Young University in Health Sciences and am currently finishing my dissertation at the University of Utah for a Doctorate in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Pedagogy. I have a designation from the University of Utah as a Higher Education Teaching Specialist.
I am passionate about helping faculty develop their teaching practice, and believe wholeheartedly in the engaged learning philosophy.
I received my M.S. in General Psychology from Palo Alto University in 2008. I taught psychology classes in the Behavioral Science department for five years. My favorite class to teach is PSY 3420 Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
I have worked as the Program Coordinator in the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence since January 2012. I mentor adjuncts, provide training and workshops to department, and manage the Student Consultation on Teaching program (SCOT). In addition to those duties, I search for grants and mange the FCTE website. I received UVU Professional Association of Campus Employee (PACE) 2012-2013 Distinguished Employee Award.