Education and Expertise


PhD in Curriculum and Instruction (Specialization: Educational Technologies)
University of Florida, College of Education

Dissertation: “We Are Ewits, Hear Us Roar!”: Empowering Women in Technology Startups (Ewits) as an Experiential Learning Model to Challenge Gendered Social Norms in the Field”
Committee: Dr. Carole Beal, chair; Dr. Rosana Resende; Dr. Kara Dawson; Dr. Andy Naranjo

Graduate Certificate: Information Assurance
University of Illinois Springfield

MBA (Specialization: Decision & Information Science)
Graduate Certificate: Entrepreneurship
University of Florida

B.S. in Food & Resource Economics
Certificate: Computer Science
University of Florida

Professional Certifications

  • Master Certified Novell Engineer
  • Master Certified Novell Instructor
  • CompTIA IT Project+, Network+ Security+
  • CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer
  • CIW Certified Instructor, Web Security Professional, Web Foundations Associate
  • Quality Matters Peer Reviewer
  • Lucent Network Cabling Specialist

Technical Expertise

  • Cross functional IT knowledge with strong business acumen
  • Policy Planning and Implementation
  • Risk Assessment / Impact Analysis
  • Project and Team Management
  • ROI analysis, cost & budgeting
  • Research: mixed-methods, quantitative, qualitative
  • Data Analytics: R, SAS, SSPS, NVivo
  • Development: HTML, CSS, PHP, C, Pascal, SQL, LAMP, Apache, GitHub, GPL, OpenSource
  • CMS: WordPress, Drupal, ZenCart
  • eCommerce: PayPal,
  • Hosting: VPS, cPanel, DNS, SSL, SSH, Putty,
  • Instructional Design: ADDIE, Canvas LMS, Angel, WebCT
  • Educational Technology: Piazza, NetLab
  • User testing: HCI, UX, Morae, A/B
  • Network: Admin, Security, Server
  • Operating Systems: Microsoft, Apple, Linux, Novell, VMware
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project+, Visio, Teams