I am an Associate Professor in the Elementary & Early Childhood Department working primarily with students majoring in Early Education & Care. She is an educator with over 30 years of experience ranging from teaching in a preschool classroom, administering programs, and teaching at the college level. At BSU, she engaged in faculty development as a fellow for the Office of Teaching and Learning and in the Teaching and Technology Center. Her research interests include educator preparation, curriculum development, and Open Pedagogy. She teaches and develops courses for Childhood Studies as well as the Early Education and Care program and creates texts used in these courses. Recent presentations include: Creating a Video Explanation to Improve Teaching & Learning, Upcycling Learning With Open Pedagogy, and Increase the affordability and accessibility of your college course with Open Educational Resources (OER).