• 2010 Certificate in Community-Based Development, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Colorado State University.
  • 2003 M. S., Geological Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 2003 Secondary (7-12) Teacher Preparation Program: Earth Science, Physical Science, and General Science, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 1998 B. A., Geological Sciences, State University of New York at Geneseo
Professional Experience:
  • 2010-present Earth Science Educator, Earth Observatory of Singapore, NTU
  • 2005-2010 Science Teacher, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
    Acton, MA
  • 2009-present Newsletter Editor and Writer (Volunteer), Empowerment International Granada, Nicaragua
  • summers 2006-present Research Experience for Teachers Intern, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Solar and Stellar X-Ray Group Cambridge, MA
  • 2003-2005 6th-8th Grade Teacher, Brookfield School (private K-8 school accredited by NIPSA), Reno, NV
  • 1999-2003 Teaching Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 2009-present Translator (Volunteer, Spanish – English), Familia Fabretto and Sustainable Harvest
  • 2002-2003 Lead Instructor and River Guide, Canyonlands Field Institute
    Moab, UT, Nicaragua
  • 2002-2003 Naturalist and Instructor, Great Basin Outdoor School
    Glenbrook, NV
  • 2000 Luminescence (Quaternary dating) Lab Assistant, Desert Research Institute
    Reno, NV
  • 2001 Consulting Geologist, Piedmont Geosciences, Inc. Reno, NV
  • 2002-2003 Ski Racing Coach, Sugar Bowl Ski Team, Norden, CA
  • winters 1994-1998 Ski Instructor, Bristol Mountain, Canandaigua, NY
  • summers 1994-2000 Aquatics Director, Instructor, and Camp Counselor, Camp Babcock-Hovey, Ovid, NY
Honours and Awards:
  • 2000-2001 Outstanding Masters Degree Student in Geological Sciences
    University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Geological Sciences
  • 2000-2001 Women's Auxiliary to the American Institute of Metallurgical Engineers Scholarship-Loan, supported academic and living expenses during the academic year, US$8000.
  • 1998 Megathlin Award for Outstanding Senior in Geological Sciences, SUNY Geneseo, presented with an honorary and useful rock hammer.