Columbia College Chicago. Chicago, IL, 1999-2008
Taught (adjunct) graduate/undergraduate classes in the book arts.
Served as teaching/studio assistant for graduate-level classes
in the papermaking and letterpress studio, and for undergraduate
level one-week intensives in papermaking.
Oxbow Art Camp. Saugatuck, MI, 2001-2002
Assisted in teaching one-week papermaking and bookbinding intensives
for undergraduates, graduate students and community members.
Office for Community/Arts Partnerships. Chicago, IL, 2002
Co-taught on-site bookbinding workshops for Chicago Public
School students in grades three through seven.
Gallery 37. Chicago, IL, 2000
Assisted in teaching and prepping papermaking/paper arts activities for teens.
Madison School Community Recreation. Madison, WI, 1995-1997
Developed and taught summer, evening and weekend visual and
performing arts programming for youth.
Teen Loft: Supervised teens, developed/facilitated FreAct, a teen theatre group.
SuperCenter: Developed and taught classes in nature crafts, recycled crafts,
drawing/painting, drama, wearable arts.
Saturday Arts: Developed and taught integrated visual arts/drama programs
Camp Tecumseh YMCA. Brookston, IN, 1989-1992
Environmental Studies Instructor: Delivered instruction to visitors of all ages,
led recreational activities, songs and campfires.
Summer Camp Counselor: Led recreational activities, songs and campfires;
cared for and managed groups of nine 8-12 year old boys for two weeks,
taught drawing and ceramics clinics.
Unit Coordinator: Served as liaison between counselors and staff,
evaluated counselors and participated in staff training.
American School of Puebla. Puebla, Mexico, 1989-1990
Instructed 66 students in the full range of English language skills,
evaluated students on a monthly basis, developed curriculum.
Brummitt Elementary. Chesterton, IN, 1988
Taught fifth graders in an open-concept classroom, led the science unit team,
managed the classroom and developed curriculum.