Public speaking, curriculum design, community education, and outreach are all areas I have significant experience in. I enjoy connecting with different audiences. A summary of classes I have designed and/or taught is below. I am open to opportunities presenting to your group or organization. Contact me.

Technology & Design
  • Intro to 3D Printing
  • 3D Printing Replacement Parts
  • 3D Printing Jewelry (Beginner)
  • 3D Printing Jewelry (Intermediate)
  • 3D Printing Cookie Cutters
  • 3D Printing Minecraft
  • Silhouette Cameo Basics
  • Silhouette Cameo: Water Bottle Design
  • Silhouette Cameo: Creative Wall Decor
  • Chromebook Basics for Parents
Community Engagement
  • Ted Talk Conversations
  • Great Decisions (Foreign Policy Discussions)
  • In Stitches Needleworkers
  • Bauhaus: The Face of the 20th Century
  • How to Spot Fake News
  • Creativity Book Discussion: A Whole New Mind
  • Virtual Field Trip: The Uncensored Library
  • Movies in the Park,
  • Numerous Elmhurst Public Library (EPL) Staff Enrichment programs,
  • Top 10 Things to Do with your EPL Card
  • X-STREAM Fest (full day event)
  • EPL-U (full day event)
  • Shake the Creativity Tree: Practices to Help You Harvest New Ideas and Inspire Lasting Change
  • How to Learn a Foreign Language
  • 20’s & 30’s Book Club
  • Herman Wunderlich and the Spanish-American War
  • Carl Sandburg: Pioneer
  • Thomas Edison
  • City Building in Minecraft
  • Weekly Crafternoon programs for 4+ years (Grades 9-12)
  • K-5 Music Parent Program Curriculums
  • K-5 Art Parent Program Curriculums
  • Make your own Stress Balls
  • Contemporary Henna Designs
  • Craft Lab: Wind Chimes
  • Bauhaus: The Face of the 20th Century,
  • How to Knit
  • How to Crochet,
  • How to Tie-dye
  • Zen Bowls
  • Girls Who Code Presenter
  • 2d Gamemaker Pro
  • Intro to HTML
  • Intro to CSS
  • NASA Education Program
  • Fork Bots (K-5),
  • National Geographic Giant Traveling Map Programming (3 years),
  • Robot Week! (K-5),
  • Eco Products for Every Day (presented 153 times)
  • Google Docs/Sheets/Slides Basics
  • Google Docs/Sheets/Slides for Seniors
  • Google Maps for Seniors
  • Google Keep
  • Google Calendar Basics
  • Google Classroom for Parents
  • Chrome Extensions
  • Chrome Extensions for Special Education
  • Photo restoration w/Pixlr
  • Cookie Caster
  • 2D Video Game Creation Class
  • Silhouette Studio Essentials
  • Basics
  • Fold3 Basics
  • Assistive Chrome Extensions for Seniors
  • Digitization Basics
  • Smash Bros esports Tournaments (Weekly)
  • Minecraft Mondays (Weekly)
  • Minecraft UHC (Weekly)
  • Cake Decorating for Teens
  • Virtual Reality Day (Monthly)
  • Meet a…Performing Arts Professional
  • Crafternoons (Weekly)
  • Bauhaus Crafternoons (6 week)
  • Mies van der Rohe Birthday Party
  • Bauhaus Field Trip
  • Resume and Interview Workshop
  • High School Orientation: Be Prepared
  • High School Movie Nights
  • Learn to Knit
  • Learn to make Sushi
  • SAT Study Group (6 week)
  • Dance-Off Marathon
  • Dungeons & Dragons Sundays
  • Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday
  • Voter Education (every local, state & national election)
  • Virtual Field Trip: The Uncensored Library
  • Make Your Own Root beer
  • Teen Advisors
  • Study Skills Saturday
  • May the 4th Be With You – Star Wars
  • What is Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency?
  • Junior Achievement presenter (K-5 for 7 years)
  • Money Savvy Generation Presenter (6-8 grades)
Service Learning

Food Insecurity,

Alive Inside,

Peer Tutoring Community

Upcycle School Supplies Collection

Book Collection

Reduce/Reuse Bags

EPL Teen Advisors Program

Volunteer Programming

I served as a Scout Leader for 8 years (weekly programs) and Pack Master (monthly programs) for 4 years. During my 14-year PTA involvement, (4x President , 5 year Programming Chair) with Blue Ribbon Schools, I facilitated hundreds of events and programs.