Kauai Community College, University of Hawaii (Lihue, HI)
Instructor, Office of Continuing Educational & Training (2011-13, Since 2014)
Teach occasional lifelong learning adult courses. Offerings have included Business Writing, Book Publishing, and Internet Marketing.
Island School (Lihue, HI)
High School Teacher, Language Arts Faculty (2012-13)
Taught American Literature, Journalism, and Yearbook.
Club Z Tutoring, Kapaa Elementary School (Kapaa, HI)
After-School Tutor, Title I (2011-2013)
Home tutor for grades K-8 students in Reading and Mathematics.
Ace Tutoring of USA, Kapaa Elementary School (Kapaa, HI)
After-School Tutor, Title I (2011-12)
Tutored grades 2-4 students in Language Arts, Science and Mathematics.
Jones International University (Centennial, CO)
Coordinator of Academic Communications (2009-10)
Ensured the quality and consistency of all internal and external communications from the academic affairs department for the world’s first regionally accredited 100 percent online university. Duties included producing the JIU.edu Drupal website, monthly faculty newsletter, diverse research reports, PowerPoint presentations, and the Drupal website supporting accreditation site visits by HLC and NCATE. Developed a comprehensive writing style guide for use by faculty and staff.
Community Resources, Inc., Denver Public Schools (Denver, CO)
Classroom Speaker (2002-10)
Presented K-12 classroom talks, paid and volunteer, on such topics as media literacy, writing, logic, critical thinking, and other topics.
Community College of Aurora (Aurora, CO)
Adjunct Faculty (2006-08)
Taught English, Composition, and Business Communication courses.
National American University (Denver, CO)
Adjunct Faculty (2004-06)
Taught diverse General Education courses, including Composition, English Fundamentals, Speech, Logic & Critical Thinking, Business Ethics, Intro to Humanities, Intro to Psychology, and Intro to Religion. Also taught the student orientation course with a focus on study skills.
Remington College (Lakewood, CO)
Adjunct Faculty (2004)
Taught Web Marketing and Speech courses.
Science Matters, Aurora Public Schools (Aurora, CO)
After-School Teacher (2004)
Taught K-6 after-school science programs
Denver School of the Arts, Denver Public Schools (Denver, CO)
Guest Faculty (2002-03)
Taught sections of the creative writing courses.
Denver Technical College Denver CO
Adjunct Faculty (1992-94)
Taught English, Composition and Speech courses
Gove Community School, Denver Public Schools Denver, CO
Adult Education Teacher (1990-91)
Taught the “Writing From Within” course.
Barnes Business College (Denver, CO)
Adjunct Faculty (1990-91)
Taught the Career Marketing Strategies course
Denver Free University Denver, CO
Adult Education Teacher (1977-86)
Developed original curriculum and taught the “Writing From Within” program in creative writing, as well as the Freelance Writing and “Publicity Without Hype” courses. Also taught the Andragogy course required for all new DFU teachers. DFU was an often-emulated pioneer of open adult education in the U.S.
Pace Alternative High School, Archdiocese of Denver Denver CO
Adjunct Faculty (1976-77)
Taught creative writing to gifted and talented students.
The Council for Real Education Denver, CO
Curriculum Developer (1976-77)
Wrote K-6 language arts curricula for classroom use across the U.S.
Antioch University, Individualized MA program (Yellow Springs, OH)
Public and Organizational Communication, All But Thesis (1989-94)
Regis Loretto Heights College, University Without Walls (Denver, CO)
Dual BA in Journalism and Communication (1985-88)