Instructional Designer with four years of experience collaborating on learning design for diverse target audiences of all ages. Designs learning experiences based on frameworks of instructional design theory, learning processes, and eLearning industry trends.


  • Guided and collaborated with web developers, graphic designers, and database specialists to create comprehensive, homegrown training programs
    • Enhancing Care for the Aged and Dying in Prisons (Seat Time = 2-4 hours, 5 modules)
    • Train To Tend  (Seat Time = 2-3 hours, 5 modules)
  • Collaborated on the production of video and photography projects
    • Real Health Photos stock photography model scheduling and set assistance
    • Train-To-Tend training video script writing, editing, and update management
    • STEP for LIFE exercise video script review, editing, and production preparations
    • Way To Serve Espanol telenovela script writing, editing, and storyline development
  • Collaborated with faculty on design and educational technology decisions and implementation for 5+ nursing faculty in hybrid courses using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Collaborated with Director of Faculty Development on the design and implementation of faculty training programming and workshops regarding instructional design best practices, educational technology, program usability testing, and online teaching strategies.
    • Spring 2018 program included monthly workshop, faculty reading circle, accompanying resources, and monthly dedicated faculty support day.
  • Completed an internship at the University of Colorado College of Nursing
    • Designed and developed a Canvas orientation for all new teaching faculty
    • Interest was shown by other departments for implementing the course for all faculty and staff


  • Computer and Instructional Design Programs: Microsoft Suite, Captivate 8 and 9, Udutu, Zaption, Canva, VideoScribe, Quicktime, Audacity, Audition, iMovie, Apple Photos, Adobe Spark
  • Content Management Systems: Canvas Instructor LMS, WordPress, Wix, Google Sites
  • Management Services: Google Forms, Survey Monkey, Basecamp, HootSuite, D2L Student, Blackboard Student
  • Research Skills: Software Evaluation, Literature Reviews, Annotated Literature Reviews, HIPPA and Human Subjects Compliance, Procedure Compliance, Recruitment Coordination, Feasibility Research, Data Collection, Protocol Adherence


University of Colorado College of Nursing, Aurora, CO
Instructional Design Specialist October 2017 – Present

  • Evaluate emerging instructional technologies and trends for use at the College of Nursing within Canvas Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Work with 10+ faculty on Canvas LMS course design and development
  • Implement training strategies on instructional design, learning technologies, and teaching strategies for online and blended learning
  • Evaluate courses and instructional materials in a variety of learning contexts

Instructional Design Intern January 2017 – April 2017

  • Utilize the ADDIE framework to analyze, design, and develop an online role orientation in the Canvas LMS for all new teaching faculty at the College of Nursing (Seat Time = 60 minutes per week for 4-6 weeks, 6 modules)

Klein Buendel, Inc., Golden, CO
Instructional Design, July 2015 – October 2017 Research Assistant July 2012 – July 2015

  • Apply instructional design methods to the development of 12 multimedia-based programs through translation and evaluation of educational content for various channels, including social media
  • Plan, script, assist, and manage assets for video and photography products
  • Train and supported 3 research staff teams at 3 different institutions in planning and facilitating usability testing of products
  • Sequence, outline, and manage learning and program content while guiding design alignment with instructional strategies and objectives
  • Coordinate with subject matter experts


University of Colorado Denver
Masters of Arts in Information and Learning Technologies, Option: eLearning Development and Implementation August 2015 – May 2017

  • Courses: Social Media and Digital Cultures | Planning and Facilitating Live Events | E-Learning Trends and Issues | Creative Designs for Instructional Materials | Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods | Designing Computer-Based Training (CBT) | Project Management for Instructional Development | Developing Self-paced Online Courseware | Producing Media for Learning | Research in Information and Learning Technologies | Internship for Instructional Design

University of Wisconsin-Stout
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
March 2014 – December 2014

University of Colorado Boulder
Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology
August 2008 – May 2012