Degrees, Certificates, and Awards

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Certification, Clark College, Vancouver WA, 2020

Exceptional Faculty "Phoenix500" Award, University of Phoenix, Phoenix AZ, 2020

Certified eLearning Professional, Clark College, Vancouver WA, 2019

Certified Peer Reviewer and Publisher Reviewer, Quality Matters, Annapolis MD, 2012

Internationally Certified Online Educator, Open Learning Agency, BC Canada, 2001

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

M.S. Mathematics, Portland State University, Portland OR, 1987
Thesis: “Meanderings on the Jordan Curve: A Combinatorial Analysis”
Advisor: Dr. Gavin Bjork, Emeritus Faculty, Mathematical Sciences Dept, PSU

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

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


Academic Employment

Director of Mathematical Sciences Education 2017-2019
NextGenU, "The world's first portal to free, accredited, higher education."

Associate Faculty Member and Subject Matter Expert 2002-present
University of Phoenix Online, College of Natural Sciences

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

Mathematics Educator 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:
BlackBoard Ultra (certified), Canvas (certified), MoodleRooms Joule, OpenMath, WAMAP
Course Delivery & Presentation Tools:
ALEKS (certified), Blackboard Collaborate, Knewton Alta, MyMathLab (expert), WebAssign
Mathematics Software:
Desmos, GeoGebra, Maple, MathCad, Mathematica, MathType, R-Studio (learning), Wiris
Web Design Software:
Adobe DreamWeaver (expert), MS FrontPage, MS SharePoint Designer
Screencasting Tools:
Camtasia, Explain Everything, Jing, Screencast-o-matic (certified), SnagIt
Coding & Programming Languages:
Proficient in AsciiMath, CSS, HTML (expert), LaTeX, MathJax, MathML
Experience with Assembler Lang., Basic, C/C++, Cobol, Fortran, Java, JavaScript, Pascal, Python


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 2010-2018.