Being a good teacher takes practice and training. Two areas of education that I have sought out extensive training in are diversity and inclusion, and active-learning strategies. Some key trainings I’ve completed are highlighted below. For a full list of my professional development and training activities, see my CV.

Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Implicit Bias
  • Accessibility
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Working with Veterans
  • Queer and Feminist Pedagogy
  • Equity in STEM for All Genders
  • Place, Cultural Context, and Geoscience Teaching
  • Alternative Grading Systems
  • Anti-Racist Pedagogy

Active-Learning Strategies:

  • Real-Time Feedback (clickers,, etc)
  • Role-Playing Scenarios
  • Collective Free Writes
  • CUREs (Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences)
  • Effective Demonstrations
  • Knowledge Co-Generation
  • Game-Based Learning