Teaching Experience

Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Instructor of Record                                                                                                                     Expected Summer 2018

  • Lead instructor for BCHM 2024: Concepts in Biochemistry
  • Delivering course content through a combination of lectures and interactive activities
  • Design all graded material, including activities, quizzes, and exams

Biochemistry Department Teaching Assistant                                                                Fall 2016-Present

  • Developed self-guided learning resources to pace class material, review critical concepts, and practice exam-type questions
  • Designed pretest to gauge student preparedness for course
  • Tutored students on class material for review, increasing knowledge, and in preparation for examinations
  • Designed and graded quizzes/exams
  • Proctored normal and extended time exams for students throughout the semester

Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, VA
General Chemistry Teaching Assistant                                                                                Fall 2015-Spring 2016     

  • Taught students as a guest instructor
  • Designed and graded weekly quizzes
  • Assisted in implementation and direction of self-guided in class exercises for general chemistry

College and STEM Program Tutor                                                                                           Fall 2013-Spring 2016

  • Instructed students to help improve academic performance in college biology, chemistry, and physics courses
  • Provided feedback to students using positive reinforcement to build confidence in students’ academic ability
  • Identified poorly performed students and provided supplemental tutoring support