ArtsPromo, Social Media Specialist; Shutesbury, MA; September 2013 to present

  • Produce content/media optimized for viral sharing for nationally recognized recording artists
  • Analyze digital media insights to determine efficacy of social campaigns
  • Create targeted Facebook campaigns to drive conversions of client’s brand
  •  Use “Dark Posts,” CPM, CPC, Optimized CPM, and targeted posts
  • Leverage email lists (Constant Contact, Mailchimp) to drive sales of client’s products
  • Manage new media accounts (Instagram, Vine, Snapchat) for artists


University of Massachusetts Amherst, Visiting Research Scholars; Amherst, MA; Summer 2013

  • Performed DNA extraction process including PCR and Gel Electrophoresis
  • Interpreted Gels to support research goals
  • Studied Pollen Biology of Arabidopsis and Tobacco plants
  • Work included transformations by dipping, GUS assays, leaf disc transformations, and pollen collection
  • Generated lesson plans to teach students about Pollen Biology
  • Publicized work through digital media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, WordPress)


Pioneer Valley Regional School, Public Relations Coordinator; Northfield, MA; August 2012 to present

  • Createdand instituted school social mediapages
  • Wrote press releases for school related events
  • Guided outreach of school activities with local media outlets


Pioneer Valley Regional School, Science Teacher; Northfield, MA; August 2011 to present

  • Teach five sections of Introduction to Biology catering to about 100 student’s needs
  • Worked on Instruction Committee for NEASC accreditation reviewing school wide instruction practices
  • Instituted Social Media presence for classroom
  • Piloted and wrote training materials for Google Apps for Education


Boston University, Visiting Scholar; Boston, MA; July 2012 to May 2013

  • Facilitated Outreach program for BUSAT, Boston University’s Satellite Initiative
  • Performed lithography in a class-100 clean room
  • Other responsibilities included soldering and Basic Arduino Programming
  • Created Digital Media to expand reach to a broad audience
  • Launched weather balloon to 94,000 feet with components assembled from labwork


EZ Local Savings, Director of Social Media; Sunderland, MA; July 2011 to April 2012

  • Developed corporate and regional social media strategies
  • Digitized training materials and monitored progress of new hires
  • Expanded communication and training among 4 counties
  • Instituted a coupon and sweepstakes program to reward social clients
  • Monitored social media pages to interact with fans and create social dialogue


Downtown Custom Printwear, Director of Marketing; Amherst, MA; January 2011 to January 2012

  • Initiated campus-wide social media campaign that increased revenue from campus over 100%
  • Revised training materials & on-boarding process to be used with over 2 dozen students during the 2011-2012 Internship Program
  • Managed company branding efforts on UMass Amherst campus and reported directly to company owner


Mohawk Regional High School, Student Teaching and Clinical Teaching; Shelburne Falls, MA; August 2010 to June 2011

  • Taught for full 180 days of 2010-2011 school year in the Bridges to the Future Immersion Program
  • Integrated technology use by using Social Media in the classroom to further engage students in learning experiences
  • Facilitated “The Breakfast Club” to reduce bullying when students arrive prior to classroom learning time


Mosaic Sales Solutions, Dell University Student Manager; Amherst, MA; September 2008 to February 2011

  • Received Recognition: Dell Representative of the Month, July 2010, April 2010, October 2009
  • Managed 20 student workers in 9 different states in the Northeast geographic region of the United States
  • Presented and analyzed results with Dell via conference calls and digital formats to drive revenue
  • Trained new representatives in effective use of social media with training materials provided by myself
  • Leveraged 71,853 Twitter Followers and 14,188 Facebook Fans to drive sales of Dell products and services
  • Supervised promotional events on area campuses to promote the Dell University Segment


Academy at Swift River, Long Term Substitute; Cummington, MA; Summer 2010

  • Taught 3 sections of Biology, including introductory, intermediate, and advanced.
  • Engaged students in introductory Chemistry, through beginner experiments
  • Ensured every student’s needs were met by differentiating instruction, particularly through IEP and 504 plans


Granby High School, TEAMS Tutoring; Granby, MA; January 2010- May 2010 & January 2009- May 2009

  • Teacher Assistant for Spring 2010 Semester, Student in Class Spring 2009 Semester
  • Tutored special education students in heterogeneous classroom
  • Reviewed students learning goals to determine appropriate learning outcomes



New Jersey Department of Education; Teacher Certification; New Jersey; April 2014

  • 2210- Teacher of Biological Science- Standard Certificate- License #939835


University of Massachusetts; Master’s of Education, Biology;  Amherst, MA; May 2011

  • GPA 4.0
  • Licensed in Middle and High School Biology, Certification awarded July 2011-License # ****454525


University of Massachusetts; Dual Bachelors of Science Degrees, Biology and Psychology;  Amherst, MA; May 2010

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude,  GPA 3.59
  • Member of Commonwealth Honors College
  • Student Graduation Speaker, Commonwealth Honors College, May 2010
  • STEM Noyce Scholarship Recipient, Fall 2008 and Spring 2009
  • Presenter, Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference, Spring 2010
  • Thesis: Impact of Technology on Low Socioeconomic Environment
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society; Inducted Spring 2008



NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company; September 2013 to present

  • Selected from over 1200 applicants to receive additional mentorship


9th and 10th grade Teacher Leader, Pioneer Valley Regional School; Northfield, MA; August 2013 to present

  • Oversee implementation of electronic portfolios
  • All 15 9th and 10th grade teachers directly report progress


Class of 2015 Advisor, Pioneer Valley Regional School; Northfield, MA; August 2011 to present

  • Supervised Class activities/class sponsored events
  • Fundraised $14,000 in three years
  • Created community connections and partnerships with school.

National Junior Honor Society Advisor, Pioneer Valley Regional School; Northfield, MA; August 2013 to present


Assistant Band Director, Pioneer Valley Regional School; Northfield, MA; August 2012 to Present

  • Choreographed show to perform at Boston Celtics Halftime show on January11th,2013
  • Chaperoned Field Trip to Nashville, TN


Saturday Science and Engineering Seminar Participant; UMass Amherst; Spring 2013
Technology Committee, Pioneer Valley Regional School; 2013 to Present
Member of Instruction Committee for NEASC Accreditation;Pioneer Valley Regional School, 2011-­2013
ElectronicPortfolioCommittee,PioneerValleyRegionalSchool; Northfield,MA;January 2012 to Present
School of Education Guest Lecturer,University of Massachusetts; Amherst,MA; Spring 2012
University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band and Hoop Band Ensembles, Member; Amherst, MA; 2006-2010

  • Equipment Manger, 2008-2010