Professional Highlights 

During my career with University of Missouri Extension I have had many opportunities to design, develop, implement and assess research-based programs and conduct applied research. I have held several different professional positions along the way. Since embarking in the EdSp and PhD programs I have taken an approach to appropriately connect educational technology with community educational program needs. The following are some highlights that show skills in several design and development areas.

Position Title: Community Development Specialist and County Program Director

Classification: Off-Campus NTT Faculty

 

Projects/Programs:

  • Affordable Housing GIS Smart Communities Project and Ripple Effects Mapping Evaluation

  • Data for Decision Makers- information visualization county/regional trends in economic development

  • Leadership Camden County

  • Community Swaps- First Impression Studies & strategic planning

  • Tourism-Heritage Culture Mobile App Learning Expeditions

Online Courses Developed-

  • OASIS National Volunteer Literacy Program (Storyline)

  • Missouri State 4-H Volunteer Leader Training (Storyline)

  • Missouri 4-H Sportfishing Training (Storyline)

  • 4-H Camp Counselor (Blackboard)

  • New Faculty Cohort Training (Hybrid Canvas Course)

  • Community Engagement Specialist WC Region Cohort Training (Canvas)

  • Build Your Board for Non-Profits (Canvas)

Educational Technology-

  • Regional Video Mixer/Editor Team Member

  • Regional Educational Technology Contact

  • Web Page Developer

  • County Program Director- Social Media Manager, electronic ebooks

  • Presentations on various Web 2.0 tools (screen casting, video conferencing, Box, Kahoot)

  • Community Development Extension State Program Online Canvas Course Developer

 

Professional Association Memberships:

  • UMEA-University of Missouri Extension Association

  • CDA-Community Development Association

  • MACDEP-Missouri Association Community Development Extension Professionals

  • NACDEP-National Association Community Development Extension Professionals

 

Professional Seminars Presented: (refereed)

eXtension National Conference: San Antonio, TX,  March 24, 2016

  • Interactive Print Using Augmented Reality

  • Volunteer Orientation using Articulate Storyline and Qualtrics 

  • eXtension National Augmented Reality: A New Tool for Extension Professionals Webinar and Blog Series (National eXtension)- October 3, 2016

National Community Development Society-Big Sky,  Montana, June 14, 2017

  • Using Mobile Technology and Augmented Reality to Create Interactive Digital Tourism Opportunities

Professional Development:

  • Data for Decision Makers- Information Visualization

  • arcGIS- Geo Mobile Apps

  • Rural Broadband Community Roadmap

  • Community Heritage Tourism Apps

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As County Program Director I am to prepare an annual program report to be shared with local government funders and stakeholders. I created an interactive flipbook to be shared digitally and on social media to give more exposure to our local programming efforts.

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2018 Affordable Workforce Housing Lake Conference Project Presentation:

"Building and Implementing a Housing Site Information System Prototype"

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Click on image to see full-scale Ripple Effects Map

Housing Taskforce Impact Map