Education

Recognized in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), Maker Ed and Immersive Education. A leader in technology based design education, specializing in immersive and game-based learning. An advocate for diversity in STEM education, working with a variety of at-risk learners. Professional educator, with over 20 years experience teaching adults and children.

EDUCATION

  • M.A. ART EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (2015)
  • B.A. MEDIA STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (2010)
  • A.A. GENERAL STUDIES (GRAPHIC DESIGN) ARAPAHOE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (2001)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • CSU Extension, Pueblo County, STEAM 4-H Youth Development & School Enrichment/After-School, (April 2016 – Current)
  • Creative Strategies for Change, Grant Beacon Middle School, Denver, Colorado, Student Enrichment Programming. (Spring 2016)
  • University of New Mexico – ARTSLab, undergraduate design students at UNM and The Institute of American Indian Arts. (Spring 2012 – Spring 2014)
  • University of New Mexico – Center for Student Success, College of Education, research software workshops (Fall & Spring 2013)
  • University of Colorado – Science Discovery, STEM Instructor, lesson developer, summer camp instructor, after-school and wilderness programs instructor (Summer 2009-Summer 2012)
  • Park County School District, Substitute Teacher K12. Fairplay, Colorado (Fall 2002)
  • Poudre Valley School District, Bus and Class Aide for students with special needs. Fort Collins, Colorado (1993-1994)

SPEECHES, PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

Spherical Photography and Photogrammetry for Unity Environments, Loma Linda University, (2015)

Live interactive dome, VJ & Unity Gaming, Interactive Dome Event, ARTS Lab & IAIA, DOD grant educational public outreach (2015)

Designing for immersive technologies engaging STEM and art. Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2014)

Designing for immersive technologies engaging STEM and art. iED Summit (immersion 2014) Getty Museum & Loyola Marymount University, (2014)

iSTEMart, Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2013)

Electrospective History: Effects of Electronic Music & Live VJ Performance on Human Consciousness Arise Music Festival, Loveland, CO (2013)

Circuit Bending “Bent Not Broken” Denver County Fair (2013)

iSTEMart education, iED Summit (immersion 2013) Boston, MA (2013)

Immersive Education, Spherical Photography, IMERSA Summit, Denver Museum of Nature and Science (2013)

CaQDA101 (Computer assisted Qualitative Data Analysis) Center for Student Success, College of Education, University of New Mexico (Spring 2013)

Video Mapping with Resolume & IrMapio, Strategy of the Commons, Sister Bar, Albuquerque, NM (2013)

Immersive Landscapes, Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2012)

Using Touch OSC iPad with Ableton, DJ controller workshop. Syntonic Music Festival (2012)

Immersive Landscapes, Denver, Gates Planetarium, University of Colorado at Boulder Science Discovery (summer 2011, 2012)

Fulldome101, Denver, Immersive Media Entertainment, Research, Science and Arts (IMERSA) Summit (2012)

Teaching Creative Critical Action Beyond Economy Into “the art of TECHNO-ECOLOGY”, Los Angeles, Technology, Knowledge and Society (2012)

Video Remixed, DJing with Ableton, Denver, Girls Rock Denver (2011)

Creative Critical Action beyond Economy into “Techno-Ecology”, Istanbul, ISEA (2011)

Ursonate National Lambda Rail optical network, live telepresence performance, Super Computing Conference. Center for Advanced Research Computing (2011)

Immersive Landscapes, Boston, Immersive Education (iED) Summit (2011)

Circuit Bending, Denver, Dorkbot303 (2011)

Pollination Station, Artist Footprints, Biennial of the Americas, Redline Gallery, Denver, CO (2010)

Video Remixed, Taos, Taos Academy – STEM Arts Education Inquiry (2010)

Circuit Bending, Denver, Transistor Sound Art Festival (2010)

Piezo Microphone, Denver, Girls Rock Denver (2010)

Circuit Bending, Denver, STEMapoloza (2009)

Mediakompentenz, Berlin, Transmediale Digital Art and Culture (2009)

Panel participant: Collaborative work and practices in Community, Technology, Economy and Politics, Denver, Denver University Co/Lab Symposium, (2008)

Remote Presence & Streaming Life, Helsinki via Boulder, Pixalache (2007)

Experimental New Media of Jane daPain, Denver, Dorkbot303 (2006)

Monster Laptop Rally, Denver, Ableton Software (2005)

Theories in live collaborative video mixing with Keyworx Net, Buffalo, SUNY Net Art & Collaboration (2004)

 

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