Teaching and Programming

University Teaching

2013-2017 College of William & Mary
William & Mary Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience
Graduate assistant for program director Anne Charity Hudley: Advised undergraduate students on college academics and research; planned and taught student workshops and courses in the WMSURE curriculum; planned and implemented workshops on undergraduate research for faculty and for prospective students; conducted qualitative research and assessment; co-authored publications and presentations on the WMSURE curriculum for national student and faculty audiences; developed strategic plan for implementation of Jessie Ball duPont grant, contributed to grant reporting and budget managing; supervised eight undergraduate fellows; co-hosted annual state-wide WMSURE Faculty Conference.

College of William & Mary
University Supervisor for Internship in Supervised Teaching: English (Spring 2017)
Observed, provided feedback to, and assessed student teachers in middle school and high school English as part of their MAEd course requirements.

College of William & Mary
African American Young Adult Literature (Summer 2016): Introduced students to literature written by African American authors about African American characters for adolescent readers, with a focus on the educational and social influences that African American young adult literature can have for readers.

College of William & Mary
Teaching Assistant for Anne Charity Hudley
Multicultural Education (Spring 2017)
Community Based Research Methods (Spring 2015)
African American English (Fall 2013, Fall 2014)
Language Attitudes (Spring 2014)

North Carolina State University
Teaching Assistant for Walt Wolfram and Agnes Bolonyai
Variety in Language (Fall 2007, Spring 2009)
Introduction to Linguistics (Spring 2008, Fall 2008)

K-12 Teaching

2012-2013 Lake Taylor Middle School, Norfolk, VA
Reading Department Chair

2010-2013 Lake Taylor Middle School, Norfolk, VA
Sixth Grade Reading Teacher

2010 Philadelphia, PA Public Schools
Leaders of Change University City High School Student Success Center
Student Team Leader: Taught rising seniors in order to facilitate their college application process and completion of service learning projects.

Programming and Professional Development

2017 College of William & Mary
Teaching Project: The Indispensable Guide to Undergraduate Research
Co-Presenter: Presented to faculty on strategies to ensure their students reach their full potential through their undergraduate research experiences.

2016  College of William & Mary, Virginia Council of Graduate Schools
Commonwealth Graduate Education Day
Organized volunteers, materials, and logistics for conference on graduate school for underrepresented undergraduate students across Virginia.

2014-2015 College of William & Mary
School-University Research Network, College and Career Readiness Initiative
Small group facilitator: Facilitated development of college readiness curricular materials for a group of four teachers from Virginia public schools.

2011-2012 Norfolk Public Schools
All-Staff Development Day
Session presenter: Led professional development for middle school language arts teachers on best practices for literacy instruction to foster independent and critical readers. Topics: Language Variation, Guided Reading, Reading Workshop

2009-2010 University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
31st Annual Ethnography Forum, Practitioner Research Day
Graduate assistant for Susan Lytle: Reviewed conference proposals on practitioner research, coordinated and thematically scheduled presentations.

2009 Virginia Commonwealth University
Language Variation in the Classroom: An Educator’s Toolkit, Division of Community Engagement Summer Workshop Series
Teaching assistant for Anne Charity Hudley and Christine Mallinson

2007-2009 North Carolina State University
Voices of North Carolina in the Classroom
Professional development and resource development assistance for Jeffrey Reaser and Walt Wolfram