Education

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M.S. Educational Psychology - Instructional Design

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 2016-2018

B.S. Developmental Psychology

  • Westminster College
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 2007-2009

In The WorkPlace

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Where

  • Salt Lake City Corporation
    • 2004-2019
  • The Salt Lake Boarding School
    • Grant - 2012
  • Salt Lake City School District
    • 1998-2004
  • University of Utah

Things I Do

  • Manage 
    • Daily programming and logistics for up to 70 local youth and their families. 
    • Plan, develop and implement community activities, including programs, events, staffing, scheduling, and budget administration.
  • Curriculum Development
    • Create, innovate, and develop curriculum for ages 8-14.
    • Consult with staff on their curriculum.
    • Design instruction. 
      • Financial Literacy
      • College & Career Exploration
      • STEM
      • Healthy Habits
      • Outdoor Recreation
  • Fund-Raising and Publicity 
    • Programming events and activities
    • Communicate philosophy, goals and results to external sources and community partners.
  • Grants - Research, Write and Submit
    • Grant proposals to sustain long-term viability of community programs. 
    • Annual compliance and reporting on grants earned.
  • Data
    • Maintain, prepare and analyze.
    • Conduct needs analysis.
    • Set program goals and monitor/evaluate program effectiveness. 
    • Track program statistics and other business-related operations data.
  • Community Partner
    • Prepare, issue and track partnership/ artist’s agreements and serve as project contact for each agreement.
    • Develop and maintain successful relationships.
    • Coordinate with various community-based groups, agencies, schools, committees and other organizations to plan and develop programs to benefit residents and maximize participation.
  • Supervise
    • Staff, seasonal workers, and volunteers, including hiring, training, and performance evaluation. 
    • Initiates corrective and/or disciplinary action, as necessary.
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Responds to patron complaints and resolves problems.
  • Goals
    • Assessment and creation of innovative, inclusive and engaging programming, preparing for jobs that don’t exist yet. 

Accomplishments  

  • Conference Presentations-
    • Character Education Best Practices
    • Future Generations
    • Speaking (Generation) Z
  • Civic Engagement Liaison for the YouthCity-Westminster College
  • Partnership coordination in conjunction with-
    • University of Utah
    • Westminster College
    • Wasatch Community Garden
    • Liberty Park Farmer's Market
    • National Recreation & Parks Association
    • Salt Lake County
    • Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective
    • KRCL
    • Salt Lake City School District
    • Salt Lake City Corporation. 
  • Community Chair – Liberty Park Partners in the Park.
  • Staffing Subcommittee Chair - Salt Lake Area Regional Network