Experienced Software Developer | JavaScript | Python | Expert in instructional design and implementation | BS Computer Science | MEd STEM Specialization

Javascript, Node.js, Express, React, HTML, CSS, Python, SQL
Combat Kitchen Web App

  • Designed and built web app for cooking up monster fights in the world's most well-known roleplaying game.
  • Front-end uses HTML, CSS, and Javascript at its core, including the jQuery and Bootstrap frameworks.
  • Back-end is written in Python, using the Flask web app framework and a PostgreSQL database.

Springboard Software Engineering Career Track
University of Texas at Austin
Carnegie Mellon University
BS Computer Science
SpringboardSoftware Engineering Fellow
2022 - Current, 2022 - Current

  • Nine-month intensive course in Software Engineering methodologies and technologies for full-stack web development, with mentorship from industry expert.
  • Curriculum includes four in-depth projects and covers front-end web development, back-end web development, databases, data structures, and algorithms.

Mythematics LLCFounder
Seattle, WA
2021 - Current

  • Founder of small business offering interactive problem-solving and team-building experiences for kids, families, and professionals.

Open Window SchoolMathematics Department Chair
Bellevue, WA
2017 - 2021

  • Drove the multiyear redesign of fifth- and sixth-grade mathematics courses to eliminate tracking in favor of highly flexible and differentiated classroom experience.
  • Taught mathematics to students of high intellectual potential in grades 5 through 8, including high-school-level Algebra 1 and Algebra 2.
  • Designed and implemented club elective on computer programming for creating text-based adventure games.

Westside SchoolMathematics Teacher
Seattle, WA
2015 - 2017

  • Created Mathematical Leadership Program to offer differentiation for highly capable mathematics students in grades 6 through 8.
  • Taught highly personalized, self-paced curriculum for students in grades 7 and 8.

University of TexasClinical Assistant Professor, UTeach Natural Sciences
Austin, TX
2006 - 2012

  • Coached preservice secondary STEM teachers on the theory and practice of inquiry-based instruction.
  • Provided extensive written and verbal feedback on lesson plans and classroom delivery.
  • Earned average score of 4.8/5 on course instructor surveys completed by more than 350 students over 13 semesters.

Instructor, Department of Mathematics
Austin, TX
2008 - 2012

  • Implemented inquiry-based instruction of mathematics courses for pre-service elementary teachers, centering classroom experiences on exploration and problem solving as opposed to traditional lecture.
  • Earned average score of 4.9/5 on course instructor surveys completed by more than 150 students over 7 semesters.

Kealing Middle SchoolMathematics and Computer Science Teacher
Austin, TX
2002 - 2006

  • Co-authored honors-level Algebra 1 curriculum.
  • Refactored computer programming curriculum to use Java instead of C++, in alignment with changes to the Advanced Placement Computer Science curriculum at the time.
  • Designed elective on the mathematics of cryptography.