Education, Certifications, & Awards

University of the Pacific & BATTI, Bay Area Teacher Training Institute, 2016 – Present

  • M.A. Education and Curriculum – Multiple Subjects Credential

Louisiana State University, 2008 – 2013

  • B.S. Natural Resource Ecology and Management – Conservation Biology

Digital Skills, Licenses, and Certifications

  • Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • GIS:  ArcMap and ArcCatalog v. 10
  • Internet, Blogging, & Social Media Platforms: Facebook, WordPress, Google Sites and Groups, Twitter, Instagram, and Hootsuite
  • Digital Photography & Editing:  Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, & Illustrator;
  • Interpretive Development Program (IDP) Certifications: Foundations of Interpretation, Interpretive Programming, Interpretive Writing
  • Statistical Analysis Software:  SAS
  • Survey Software:  Qualtrix, SurveyMonkey, Google Forms
  • Red Cross CPR / First Aid / AED Certification (Currently renewing! June 2015)
  • Leave No Trace ‘Trainer’ Status (Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center, July 2013)
  • 40-Hour Sexual Violence and Suicide Crisis Hotline Training (BR STAR Center, April 2012)
  • Child Abuse and Mandated Reporter Training (February 2015)
  • Louisiana Boater Safety License
  • Louisiana Hunter & Gun Safety Graduate


  • LSU Distinguished Communicator
  • Udall Foundation Scholarship Honorary Mention
  • Conservation Leader for Tomorrow Fellow
  • Mark Dupuy Wildlife Conservation Scholarship
  • 2042: Young Leader Re-imagining Conservation Fellow
  • Sierra Club Global Population and Environment Fellow
  • Taylor Opportunity Program for Students Honor Award
  • LSU Dean’s List
  • Louisiana Dept. of Environmental Quality’s Environmental Leadership Award