Degrees and Certificates

Certified Peer Reviewer, Quality Matters 2012

Certified Online Instructor, Open Learning Agency, BC, Canada 2001

Certified Internet Leader, Communications Technology Center 1996
Washington Community and Technical Colleges, Bellevue, Washington

M.S. Mathematics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 1987
Thesis: “Wanderings on the Jordan Curve: A Combinatorial Analysis”

B.S. Mathematics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon 1985

Undergraduate concentrations in mechanical engineering, computer programming, computer science, developmental psychology, and secondary teaching.


Academic Employment

Director of Mathematical Sciences Education 2017-present
NextGenU, "The world's first portal to free, accredited, higher education."

Practitioner Faculty Member 2002-present
University of Phoenix Online, College of Natural Sciences

Tenured Professor of Mathematics 1996-present
Clark College, Vancouver, Washington

Mathematics Faculty Member 1981-1996
Held faculty positions at Portland State University in Portland OR (Graduate Teaching Fellow, Mathematics Lecturer), Mt. Hood CC in Gresham OR (Math Lab Tutor, Adjunct Faculty), Green River CC in Auburn WA (Full-time Faculty), and Pierce College in Puyallup WA (Tenured Faculty).


Technical Skills

Course Management: Wamap (OpenMath), Canvas, BlackBoard, MoodleRooms Joule, UOP's OLS
Course Delivery & Presentation Tools: MyMathLab, Blackboard Collaborate, ALEKS
Mathematics Software: Mathematica, Maple, MathCad, GeoGebra, Desmos, MathType
Web Design Software: Adobe DreamWeaver, MS SharePoint Designer, MS FrontPage
Screen Capture Tools: Explain Everything, Camtasia Studio, Jing, SnagIt
Languages: HTML (proficient), CSS (learning), MathML, LaTeX
Experience with: Assembly Lang., Fortran, Cobol, Basic, Pascal, C, C++, Python, Java, JavaScript


Professional Affiliations

AMATYC American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, member since 1986
              Delegate representing the northwest region 1997-2001.
CIDER Canadian Institute for Distance Education Research, member since 2011
MAA Mathematical Association of America, member since 1985
MAA-PNW Pacific Northwest Section of MAA, member since 1985
NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, member since 1984
NEA National Education Association, member since 1984
ORMATYC Oregon Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, member since inception 1986
QM Quality Matters, institutional member since 2008
OLC Online Learning Consortium, institutional member since 2006
WAMATYC Washington Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, member since 1987
                 Officer of the Executive Board 1997-2003 and 2010-present.