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I have been directly involved in education for seven years, mostly focusing on experiential and outdoor education. This has taken me to work in half a dozen states split between government entities and nonprofits, working with students aged three through ninety-four.

Relevant Experience
  • Created curriculum for a wide range of academic subjects
  • Perform training and mentorship for educators in traditional and non-traditional settings
  • Created articles for publications (both employee sponsored and not)
  • Presented at two state-level education conferences
  • Elected to Board of Directors to state-level education nonprofit
Relevant Skills
  • Curriculum Development and Use
  • Presentations and Public Speaking
  • Mentorship and Training
  • Writing and Editing

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Job Description

Do you need training development?

I'm an experienced trainer, curriculum developer, and educator with a Masters degree focused on educator professional development and experiential education. I have experience in full-cycle training development and conducting training and mentoring over six hundred educators, nationwide. I have developed training resources for corporate training organizations and academic presentations. My main focus and interest is in hands-on and discussion based learning practices. I can provide the following services:

  • Training needs analysis
  • Training course development (remote or in-person)
  • Experiential Education Professional Development
  • Environmental Education / Outdoor Education Training

Teammate Profile Information

Experience: 6-10 years

Availibility: 40+ hours/week

Type of work: Part-time contracting, Full-time contracting, Permanent part-time position, Permanent full-time position

Work location preference: Remote, Available to travel

City and State: Maryville, TN


  • Learning design (intermediate)
  • Learning leadership (intermediate)
  • Custom content writing (intermediate)
  • Other: Training / Professional Development (intermediate)


Masters degree at Education: Natural Science and Environmental Education, Hamline University

Certificate at Graduate Certificate, Environmental Education, Hamline University

Bachelors degree at Conservation Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Work history

Self-Employed (from 05/2018 till present)
Educational Consultant, + Provide guidance, training, and curricula development for both nonprofit and for profit organizations + Seek out new clients through digital media and face-to-face interactions

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (from 08/2015 to 07/2018)
Teacher Naturalist / Lead Teacher Naturalist, + Developed curriculum resources for use both inside the organization and outside of the organization + Provided training, mentorship, and professional development for over four hundred education staff in over forty school districts across the country + Facilitation of educational experiences for students ranging from fourth grade through adulthood + Developed long term relationships with customers to facilitate improved communication and retention

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center (from 08/2014 to 08/2015)
Naturalist, + Developed curriculum resources for academic disciplines including STEM, art, history, mathematics, literacy, and others + Led experiential education and inquiry-based learning activities for students ranging from third grade through adulthood

Friends of the National Zoo Nature Camp (from 06/2014 to 08/2014)
Residential Outdoor Educator, + Collaborated in development of new week long educational program for grade school students + Coordinated logistics between multiple stakeholders to improve participant experience and retention

Brandon Spring Group Center (from 09/2012 to 11/2013)
Environmental Education Apprentice, + Development of experiential education curriculum for grade school students + Provided professional development experiences for regional classroom educators + Served as facility manager in absence of management personnel + Collaborated on screening, interviewing, hiring of new education staff + Trained, mentored, and observed education staff in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of programming