P.O. Box 241013, Anchorage, Alaska 99524
(907) 786-4793; firstname.lastname@example.org
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE
Master of Science, Biological Sciences - Physiological Plant Ecology (1993)
Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Sciences (1993)
Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences (1989)
CURRENT TEACHING CERTIFICATION
NEW YORK STATE
Permanent Teaching Certifications in Biology and General Science, grades
CURRENT WORK AND SERVICE
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE, Anchorage, Alaska
2001-Present: Term Assistant Professor
- Laboratory Program Coordinator: Human Anatomy and Physiology, General
- Instructor: Introductory & General Biology (lectures), Human Anatomy
and Physiology, General Biology, & Vascular Plants (labs)
- Program Coordinator / Director: U-DOC / Della Keats Biomedical Enrichment
Program (a six-week intensive summer enrichment program for Alaskan high
school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing medical careers)
ALASKA CONSERVATION ALLIANCE, Anchorage, Alaska
2002-Present: Board of Directors, President (formerly Vice-President)
- Direct and assist the Board in setting policies and goals, and overseeing
the management, budget, and organizational effectiveness of a 501 (C)(3)
environmental non-profit whose mission is to inform and support organizations
and individuals in protecting Alaska's environment.
ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING INSTITUTE
2003-Present (summers): Professor
- Co-lead and co-coordinate teacher education field course in Alaska
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE, Anchorage, Alaska
1989-1993; 1996-1999: Adjunct Instructor / Visiting Assistant Professor
- Instructor: Introductory Biology (lectures),
- Instructor / Coordinator: Introductory Biology, General Biology, Botany,
Plant Physiology, Physiological Plant Ecology, Zoology, Invertebrate Zoology,
Human Anatomy and Physiology (labs)
- Led ecological field trips and directed field research projects.
1987-1993: Undergraduate Research Assistant; Graduate Research Assistant
- Graduate Research: Planned and conducted field and laboratory research
to investigate climate responses, growth, nutrient relations, CO2 exchange,
carbon allocation, and mycorrhizal associations of White Spruce (Picea
glauca) across an Elevation Gradient in the Chugach Mountains, Alaska.
- Performed statistical data analysis, interpreted findings, prepared
- Supervised and instructed up to six field/laboratory technicians on
use of instruments, equipment, and theoretical background of research.
- Undergraduate Research: Planned and conducted research in treeline ecology
and CO2 exchange of white spruce (P. glauca) and bryophytes in relation
to climate change.
UPTOWN GLASSWORKS / RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Renton, Washington
1998-1999: Glassblowing Assistant and Instructor
- Developed and taught hot glass flameworking course; assisted in teaching
- Assisted in glassblowing, cold working, studio operations, sales, and
- Assisted in studio design and program development of Sammamish High
School glassblowing program.
RIVERSONG ADVENTURES, Anchorage, Alaska
1997 (summer): Naturalist and Lodge Manager
- Guided guests in natural history and sport fishing, often in close proximity
to brown bears.
- Operated and maintained a remote fly-in wilderness lodge, and supervised
ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME, Southcentral and Southwestern, Alaska
1996 (summer): Fish and Wildlife Technician II (Sport Fisheries Division,
- Conducted coded wire tagging of salmon smolt, biological data collection,
scale reading, skiff / jet unit operation and maintenance, remote field
camp maintenance, and enforcement of state fisheries regulations (Deshka
1988 (summer): Fish and Wildlife Technician II (Sport Fisheries Division,
- Conducted creel census, biological data collection, adult chinook tagging,
scale reading, aerial surveys.
- Provided current fisheries information to the public, and enforced fisheries
regulations (Kenai River)
- Assisted in helicopter-supported stream survey of anadromous fish habitat
1987 (summer): Volunteer Fish and Wildlife Technician (Commercial Fisheries
Division, Anchorage, Alaska)
- Conducted sonar salmon smolt enumeration, captured and released smolt,
collected biological data, operated skiffs, and assisted in maintaining
a remote field camp (Lower Ugashik Lake)
ROGER'S ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER, Sherburn, New York
1995-1996: Volunteer Environmental Educator
- Assisted in leading Project WILD teacher training workshops.
- Led interpretive hikes.
CLINTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, Clinton, New York
1993-1996: High School Science Teacher / NSF Science Reform Project Asst.
- Taught General Science, Regents Biology, Regents Earth Science in grades
9 & 10.
- Developed high school science curriculum and assessments (in cooperation
with a national, NSF-funded science reform project).
- Created, taught, and assessed hands-on, integrated science activities
in grades 9 - 12.
UTICA COLLEGE OF SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Utica, New York
1995: Adjunct Faculty, Biology
- Planned, sequenced, and taught General Biology lecture and laboratory
- Led ecological field trips.
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, Long Lake, New York
1993-1995 (summers): Camp Nature Director / Trek Guide
- Directed nature program, supervised its staff, and developed outdoor
- Designed and constructed interpretive displays and nature trails
- Taught natural sciences, outdoor skills, and crafts to 11 to 18 year-old
- Led field trips and hiking, camping, and canoeing treks.
- Assisted in rock climbing courses.
EAST ANCHORAGE HIGH SCHOOL, Anchorage, Alaska
1993: Student Teacher
- Taught biology and chemistry in grades 9 and 11.
ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT, Anchorage, Alaska
1992-1993: Graduate Research Assistant, Assessment and Evaluation
- Developed science curriculum and assessments.
1996 (fall): Field Science Educator
- Co-led outdoor teacher training workshop in local field ecology for
the Secondary Science Class District In-Service.
THE NATURE CONSERVANCY, Anchorage, Alaska
1992 (fall): Volunteer Environmental Educator
- Led interpretive nature hikes in Eagle River Valley
U.S.D.A. SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, Anchorage, Alaska
1989: Undergraduate Research Assistant
- Planned and conducted vegetation surveys
- Identified and cataloged Alaskan vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens.
ALASKA WILD BERRY PRODUCTS, Homer, Alaska
1981-1986: Food Production Manager/Mail Order Manager
- Directed manufacture, packaging, and mail order of food products.
- Led tours of grounds, processing facilities, and Alaskan natural history
- Worked in retail sales and merchandise purchasing.
Interpretive Naturalist Certification Program of Alaska, 2003
- Introductory Program Workshop
Alaska Mountain Safety Center and Alaska Avalanche School, 2003
- Avalanche Hazard Recognition Workshop
- Backcountry Avalanche Hazard Evaluation and Rescue Techniques Workshop
- Level I (exceeds guidelines of American Avalanche Association Level
Alaska Mountain Safety Center, 2002
- Sea Kayaking Safety, Navigation, and Rescue Workshop
American Red Cross, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2003
- Standard First Aid, Responding to Emergencies, Adult CPR, Basic Life
Alaska Wilderness Studies, 1993
- Rock Climbing I
Boy Scouts of America Training, 1994
- BSA Lifeguard Certification
- Rock Climbing Assistant Training
Project WILD, 1993
- K-12 environmental/conservation education program
- Open Water I scuba diving certification