As a NTT Senior Lecturer I teach the courses listed below in the area of Human Development and Family Studies. I serve as the Program Director for the Minor in Nonprofit Studies. This minor is designed to prepare students to become skilled professionals and leaders in the nonprofit sector. I serve on the Advisory Committee for the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement, as well as the Nursing Home Administration Advisory Council. I was the Advisor for the Human Service Management Student Association for ten years and currently serve as the Advisor for two student organizations; Invisible Children and the International Justice Mission. I came to Kent State in 2000 and have taught the following courses; Nonprofit Management I, Nonprofit Management II, Dynamics of the Helping Relationship, Family Policy, Interpersonal Relationships and the Family, Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies, Cultural Diversity, Internship in Nonprofit Management, Practicum in Human Development and Family Studies, Practicum in Gerontology, Introduction to Family Counseling, Introduction to Gerontology, Individual Honors Project and Individual Investigation. I was previously employed as Director of Marketing at Rockynol Retirtement Community in Akron, Ohio. My educational background consists of earning a Master of Arts in Education in College and Community Counseling and a Certificate in Life Span Development and Gerontology from the University of Akron.
M.A., Education in College and Community Counseling, University of Akron, B.A., Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Akron
Advisory Committee for the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement