As someone who thrives in an atmosphere of innovation, creativity and discovery, I am thrilled to be part of the STEM School Highlands Ranch team! My responsibilities as Communications Manager include content development and oversight of the School's:
- website, www.stemk12.org
- social media
- weekly e-newsletter
- photography & videography
- writing and graphic design
- media and community relations
- special projects, such as grant writing and more
I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Relations with a Minor in Business from the University of Florida; and a Master's Degree in Educational Media Design and Technology from FullSail University. Classes included e-curriculum development, online content production, media asset creation for training and instructional programs, gaming strategies, music technology, filmmaking techniques, and multiple intelligence theory. Thesis completed: Enhancing Sustainability of Public Libraries Through A Collaborative E-Learning Partnership With Local School Districts.
My passions include wildlife photography and travel, which most recently have taken me to New Zealand to film the world's smallest penguins (blue fairy penguins) and to Churchill, Ontario to film polar bears and other arctic animals. I also love to get away to our own Colorado mountains and enjoy the natural beauty of our State.
Or stop by and say hello--my desk is located in the Middle School office.