Professional Development and Professional Memberships

 Attendance at Professional Development Workshops:

• D2L Bootcamp. Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Fall 2012.
• ESOL Workshop with Tom Melcher. Southern Vermont College. Fall 2011.
• “Teaching the Business Communication Course Online.” Pearson Education. Fall 2010.
• Laboratory Learning Workshop with Neal Lerner. Southern Vermont College. Spring 2010.
• “Problem-based Service Learning Training.” Vermont Campus Compact. Spring 2010.
• “Deepening Students’ Academic and Civic Engagement: The First Year of College as Pivot.” Vermont Campus Compact. Fall 2009.
• “Sakai and Online Teaching.” University of Rhode Island Information Technology Services. Spring 2009.
• “Students as Scholars: Entering the Academic Conversation.” 13th Annual Faculty Development Workshop. Rhode Island College. January 2009.
• Training in WebCT Distance Learning component (online courses). University of Rhode Island Department of Writing and Rhetoric. Summer 2008.
• “Creating Good Writing Prompts.” University of Rhode Island Institutional Development Program. June 2006.
• “Creating Writing Rubrics.” University of Rhode Island Institutional Development Program. June 2006.

Professional Memberships:

• American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
• National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
• Modern Language Association (MLA)
• Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
• Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
• College English Association (CEA)
• Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA)