I currently work as an Instructional Designer at Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. In 2010, I completed an MFA in English from the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. While I was a graduate student, I taught rhetoric and took coursework in writing pedagogy. Prior to entering graduate school, I worked in the field of web design.
I currently work as a Senior Instructional Designer at Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. I am in the process of finishing up an MS degree in Organizational Development from Capella. My expected graduation date is September 2012. My undergraduate work was at the University of Minnesota School of Education where I graduated with a BS with honors in Music Therapy. After working for several years as a music therapist and social service program manager, I moved into training and development specializing in online course design. I have worked in instructional design for 16 years. I have also freelanced as a communication and web designer, and am a professional singer/actor.