Experience

August 2005 - Present (13 years 2 months)

Director

First Nations Film And Video Festival, Inc. Administrator | Adult Education Chicago Illinois United States

Direct the non-profit organization dedicated to putting on two annual film festivals in Chicago dedicated to Native American filmmakers.

May 2017 - Present (1 years 5 months)

Education Coordinator

Mitchell Museum Of The American Indian Curriculum/PD Staff | Adult Education Evanston Illinois United States

To develop and manage the museum’s tour, Native craft and educator programs; provide and ensure excellent customer service to the museum’s constituents; coordinate assigned programs and events; contribute to exhibition team to enhance visitor experience; and supervise volunteers and docents.

August 2012 - April 2016 (3 years 8 months)

Media Mentor

Adobe Youth Voices - Chicago Public Schools Media Specialist | Secondary , Higher Education Chicago Illinois United States

Assisted AYV Program teacher in CPS with student mentoring and technical assistance with Adobe Premiere Elements and Photoshop Elements programs and to assist students with digital media projects in all technical aspects, including ideation, pre-planning, production and editing of final projects, working during scheduled classroom visit.

September 2011 - June 2017 (5 years 9 months)

Adjunct Lecturer

University Of Wisconsin Parkside Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Higher Education Kenosha Wisconsin United States

Taught upper-level course, "Native Americans in Media". contracted to return Spring 2019.

October 2008 - June 2012 (3 years 8 months)

Cultural Resource Specialist

Chicago Public Schools - Title Vii American Indian Education Program Media Specialist | Secondary , Higher Education , Primary Chicago Illinois United States

Maintained Native American-authored/themed resources for CPS students and teachers, directed a speakers bureau for program families, maintained program website, videography, director of program newsletter, and other media-related functions as needed.

Expertise

Professional Development (1)
Adobe Products
Subjects
Skills & Specialties
digital photography script writing teaching digital editing website administration digital cameras drawing public relations writing film production lighting for film & video mentoring acting video production event programming projection dolby tms fidelio/doremi digital theater projection ingesting content dcp production

Teaching Resources (1)

Title Type Rating
Three, Two, One: A Video Execise Project 6 1059