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Academic Experience

My Studies


Spring 2023 - present

Google Project Management Certificate

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Spring 2022

  • Instructional Design Foundations and Applications Certificate Program

    • MOOC in the MasterTrack Certificate in Instructional Design

    • Modules covering Major Concepts of Instructional Systems Design; Major Learning & Instructional Theories; Process of Instructional Design & Instructional Design Models; and Analysis Activities for Instructional Design.

  • Learning Technologies Foundations and Applications

    • ​MOOC in the MasterTrack Certificate in Instructional Design

    • Modules covering Learning, Design & Technology; Evolvement of Learning Technologies; ​​Designing Technology-Enriched & -Enabled Learning Environments (TEELE); Cognitive Load Theory and Implications on eLearning and TEELE

The William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

Completion July 2020

  • Continuing Education for Virtual Learning & Design

    • Modules covering Instructional Design Principles for Remote Learning; Culturally Responsive Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Implementation; Establishing & Maintaining Connections and Effective Communication; Copyright & Creative Commons, Evaluating Digital Content and Ensuring Accessibility; and Universal Design for Learning Assessment and Providing Effective & Meaningful Feedback

Texas Virtual Schools Network (TxVSN)

Completion June 2014

  • Texas Virtual Education Certification Program

    • Required to teach virtually in the State of Texas

    • Modules covering Roles & Responsibilities of the Virtual Educator; Collaboration & Student Engagement; Communication in the Online Classroom; Promoting Student Success; ADA, Copyright & Acceptable Use; and Online Assessment

University of Maryland - College Park

Graduation August 2012

Masters of Chemical and Life Sciences
Chemistry Concentration

GPA: 3.812

University of Texas at San Antonio

Graduation December 2006

Bachelors of Science in Biology

Graduated magna cum laude

GPA: 3.77

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