The key components in my 4E Educational Outreach are how I focus my attentions on sharing knowledge through community advocacy programs and technology to build a community of lifelong learners. •Educate •Enlighten •Empower •Encourage My academic background includes an Individualized B.A. from Metropolitan State University with a Minor in Training and Adult Development. I currently attend Walden University where I am working towards a M.S. in Adult Learning with a Specialization in Online Teaching. My plans include completing a Graduate Certificate in both Service Learning and Gerontology by the end of my master's work in May, 2014. Career Objective: Community Educator & Workshop Facilitator • Seniors & Caregivers • Adult Digital Literacy • Community College Service Learning • Adults Returning To College Feel free to contact me at Marie.E.Arriaga@Live.com with any questions or comments on the Sophia tutorials listed under my profile.
For the past 20 years, I have been engaged as an educational researcher, evaluator and professor of educational policy. Areas of expertise include education reform, policy implementation and effectiveness, post-secondary attainment and socio-economic disadvantage. My publications address the social institutions and policies designed to promote educational advancement for students, especially the socially disadvantaged. Teaching and research associations over the past 20 years include the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, University of Minnesota and Stanford University. I hold a Ph. D. and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. from Lawrence University.