--Design trauma-informed plans emphasizing relationships, spiritual formation, and education embracing arts.
--Form community partnerships and engage with organizations committed to equity: Providence School of Arts, Cornerstones of Care, Orphan Justice Center International, Freedom Fire Urban Ministries.
--Write and edit content for website, social media, newsletter, all communications More ...
Kansas Academy of Theatrical Arts | Kansas City, KS, USA
May 2014 - Present
2020 Associate Director
--Collaborated with senior staff to implement COVID-19 action plan providing program accessibility to all students and families (Designed and launched new website; wrote content and communications in organization's voice; wrote successful grant application that received COVID-19 relief funding).
--Developed content and resilience-based training aligned with organizational More ...
Founder/Coordinator of Adaptive Dance
Kansas City Ballet | Kansas City, MO, USA
August 2006 - May 2017
2015-2017 Adaptive Dance Founder/Coordinator
--Created and launched Adaptive Dance program for children with disabilities.
--Trained and managed Adaptive Dance team; recruited community partnerships.
--Selected for LUNA Dance Institute’s nationally acclaimed yearlong professional learning experience (Berkeley, CA, 2016-17).
--Specialized in teaching creative dance for the More ...
Masters, Education | Remote
2019 - 2020
Curriculum and Instruction: Trauma and Resilience
(cum GPA 3.93)
Racial and gender equity, mindfulness, action research, practice and leadership for implementing trauma-informed approach in diverse settings