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TEACHING EXPERIENCE | WEBSITE DESIGN | GRANT WRITING | EXHIBIT DESIGN
EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS/ WRITING EXPERIENCE

TEACHING EXPERIENCE -
Fundamentals of Design: University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin
Calligraphy: Nicolet College Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Stained Glass: Nicolet College Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Introdution to the Computer: Highland Community College Freeport, Illinois
Introduction to Word Processing: Highland Community College Freeport, Illinois

WEB SITE DESIGN -
Project Coordinator, Designer and Developer of the following Internet sites:

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Copper Frisco Website
Winding River Resort
East Grand Fire District
SonPointe Homes
Black Bear Lodge
Tonahutu Ridge at the Grand Lake Lodge

Big Bear Retreat
Sundiver

Arapahoe Ski Lodge

Moose Lake Lodge

Colorado Springs Utilities
KEEPERS OF THE WATER- Environmental education teacher resource notebook (available on disk)
JOURNEY OF THE KEEPERS- "Virtual Tour" of the water system
COOL KIDS KEEPERS CONNECTION- Internet site for posting student work (available on disk)
WATERLINES -- A water education newsletter for teachers (available on disk)

THE ADVENTURES OF DAKOTA SANDSTONE- online story telling/creative writing

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER, "Wonders of the Dunes" Computer Kiosk,
Great Sand Dunes National Monument

GRANT WRITING - 1995-1997

Colorado Historical Society - $26,5000 award for restoration of the original Colorado Springs Airport Terminal (1942) on the Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The terminal building now serves as the Peterson Air and Space Museum. This project is part of a fund raising campaign developed in cooperation with the Peterson Air and Space Museum Foundation. September, 1997

Challenge Grant for Technology in Education -United States Department of Education - Worked with a Middle School Teacher Committee to develop a five year project for effective application of internet technology based on the "Keepers of the Water" curriculum. Participants included: Challenger Middle School, Academy School District Twenty, The Discovery Partnership, and The Colorado Springs Utilities Water Resources Department. Reviewed grant materials, wrote letters of support, developed budget guidelines.
Grant submitted June, 1996.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting - K-12 Internet Testbed Proposal- $28,500 award for internet server to promote arts education in the Colorado Springs area. Brought together a consortium including: KTSC Public Television, The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration, The Pikes Peak Library District, MCI and Colorado Springs School District 11 to participate in the project and to provide in-kind assistance. One of 15 grants awarded in the United States. June, 1996

Colorado Historical Society - $100,000 award for repair and restoration of the Cliff House Hotel Building in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Worked with the Historical Society of Manitou Springs, The Colorado Architecture Partnership and the Real Estate Developer to define grant objectives, develop meaningful budgets and project time lines. September, 1996

COVision Recognition Grant in the Folk Arts Category - $5000 award. Wrote grant for the Sankofa African Dance Company, including a presentation package with photographs, video tapes and brochures to support the proposal. Spring, 1995

EXHIBIT DESIGN AND PLANNING

Exhibit Designer, Great Sand Dunes National Monument Visitor Center

Exhibit Designer, Great Sand Dunes National Monument Interpretive Trail

Multimedia Producer, Wonders of the Dunes Computer Kiosk,

Great Sand Dunes National Monument

Interpretive Planner, Exhibit Designer, Pikes Peak Museum

Concept Designer, Space Planner, Ute Pass Cultural Center

Woodland Park, Colorado



EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTS / WRITING EXPERIENCE:

Co-author of Rocky Mountain Rustic: Historic Buildings of the Rocky Mountain National Park Area. The book is a full color collection of contemporary and historic photographs illustrating premier examples of Rocky Mountain Rustic Architecture from the 1870s through the 1930s. It highlights the unique architectural traditions of the Rocky Mountain region and tells the story behind each structure.

Designed and wrote "Keepers of the Water" for the Colorado Springs Water Resources Department. This curriculum guide for Middle School teachers presents problem solving, interdisciplinary activities concerning Colorado Springs water collection and distribution system. Many of the activities use the Internet for data collection, access to real-time weather information, issues discussions.

Designed and wrote "Journey of the Keepers" an online virtual tour of the Colorado Springs water system for Middle School students. Currently developing "The Adventures of Dakota Sandstone" for the Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Department . "The Adventures" challenge students to use natural gas information in a variety of creative writing and story telling projects.

Researched and produced "The Wonders of the Dunes", an interactive, multimedia computer kiosk for the National Parks Service. This program is installed at the Visitor Center of the Great Sand Dunes National Monument to provide information on the geology, history, and current activities at the Monument.

Designed and wrote the educational materials for "The Beauty and the Beast" drama production. These materials were provided for teachers and parents of children who attended the performance as part of the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration in Colorado Springs.

Developed and co-authored "Blueprint for the Future", a poster based curriculum to introduce architecture concepts to Middle and High School students. The poster becomes a three dimensional sculpture, while the curriculum guide outlines interdisciplinary activities based on the poster information.


EDUCATION

Master of Science in Environment, Textile and Design
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Master of Education
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Carleton College, Northfield, MN


PROFESSIONAL CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Architecture in Education Committee, Colorado South Chapter, American Institute of Architects
Board of Directors, Grand County Historical Association
Three Lakes Watershed Association - volunteer water sampling on Grand Lake
Steering Committee, Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration, Colorado Springs
Technical Committee, EDWEB Internet Testbed, Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs


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