Education and Community Engagement Coordinator, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve


Illinois State University; Normal, Illinois; December 2020
Ph.D. Biology, Behavior, ecology, evolution, and systematics
Dissertation entitled: Preservice teacher engagement in science and mathematics practices within research settings.
Oregon State University eCampus; Corvallis, Oregon; September 2015
M.S. Science Education, Free-choice Learning, Minor in Wildlife Science
Capstone Project Entitled: Teacher Motivations for Choosing Environmental Education Programming: A Case Study of the Urban Ecology Center.
South Dakota State University; Brookings, South Dakota; December 2008
B.S Biology, Minor in Chemistry; Specialization in Organismal Biology; Teaching Certification