Certificate in User Experience for Libraries. Library Juice Academy. In progress.
Executive Certificate in Business Communication. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. 2017.
Diversity Advocate Certificate. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 2012.
Strategic Team Leadership. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Gained leadership strategies to make team decisions, drive innovation, and maximize performance. January 2017.
Influencing for Impact: A Workshop for Women in Leadership. Johns Hopkins University. Strengthened my ability to influence others by identifying my preferred influencing styles and strategies, and learned how to adopt more productive approaches while maintaining integrity and authenticity. November 2016.
Tri Sigma Character Development Seminar. November 2017, Woodstock, VA. Earned a CHARACTER COUNTS! certification.
Sigma Sigma Sigma National Convention. June 2016. Schaumburg, IL. (Presenter)
Sigma Sigma Sigma Officer Academy. Collegiate Advisory Board Representative. January 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference. January 2014. Richmond, VA.
Sigma Sigma Sigma Chapter Advisory Board and Volunteer Summit. May 2012, Chicago, IL.
Persuasive Communication. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Baltimore, MD, September 2017.
Effective Workplace Presentations. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Baltimore, MD, September 2017.
Powerful Public Speaking. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Baltimore, MD, June 2017.
Working with you is Killing Me: Free Yourself from the Emotional Traps at Work. Johns Hopkins University. Learned how to “unhook” from difficult situations and address problems with toxic coworkers. May 2017.
Communicating with Others: Your Style and Its Impact. Johns Hopkins University. Identified personal preference in verbal and non-verbal communication, analyzed strengths, weakness, and impact of communication style, and practiced effective communication strategies. April 2017.
The Communication Challenge: Disarming Difficult People. Johns Hopkins University. Learned how to identify and effectively address difficult behaviors in an effective way. March 2017.
General Librarianship and Teaching
Advanced Design Thinking. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. October 2017.
Service Design: Towards a Holistic Assessment of Library Services. Library Juice Academy Online Course. 2017.
Design Thinking for Innovative Problem Solving. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Learned to use research, ideation, and prototyping to achieve innovative solutions to problems. October 2016.
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management. Association for Library Collections and Technical Services. August 2016.
Know Your User: Research Methods Beyond Usability Testing. Library Juice Academy Online Course. 2016.
Preparing to Teach Online. Virginia Commonwealth University. An online course to assist faculty members to develop knowledge and skills needed to be an effective online instructor. Fall 2013.
Creating Accessible Video Tutorials. An ACRL e-Learning Online Course. March 2013.
Irish Literature. Virginia Commonwealth University, Fall 2013.