As the Assistant Director of LaunchNET, Tabitha combines her entrepreneurial experience with skills and background in writing, marketing, and teaching to help clients bring their ideas to fruition. She specializes in pitch design, presentations, marketing/communications, and program creation. Tabitha is a KSU doctoral candidate in the first cohort of the EdD in Interprofessional Leadership, focused on the Cultural Foundations of entrepreneurship education.
Tabitha has tutored legal writing at The University of Akron School of Law, taught Composition at The University of Akron, consulted for a variety of local businesses, and written on writing theory, linguistics, and professional writing. She has presented at numerous conferences, including a panel discussion of Arts and Entrepreneurship at the Deshpande Symposium on Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Higher Ed, and a study of linguistic structures in persuasive legal narrative writing at the Legal Storytelling Conference in London, UK. She is the current Managing Editor of the Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research and has co-authored an article on multicultural communication in education, published in May 2014.
MA, English Composition: The University of Akron, EdD, Interprofessional Leadership: Kent State University [current candidate]
"Apple Pie and Ebonics: Language Diversity and Preparation for a Multicultural World" Leadership and Research in Education (Oct 2014)