Facilitation & Teaching

Selected Teaching, Workshops, & Presentations

University Course Instruction

UNC CHARLOTTE – Charlotte, NC    

  • Instructor, UCOL1200-13 International Enrichment Seminar                        Fall 2015
    • Adapted course materials, facilitated discussions, and graded work for 26 first-year students. Course facilitated in-person and via Moodle

UNIVERSITY OF MONTENEGRO – Podgorica, Montenegro                  Fall 2013-Spring 2014

  • Instructor, Year II English Written & Oral Exercises
    • Designed curriculum, facilitated dialogue, and graded work for second-year Translation Studies students in the Institute of Foreign Languages
  • Instructor, Year III Business English
    • Adapted course materials, facilitated language exercises, and graded homework for 3rd year business students in the Faculty of Economics
  • Teaching Assistant, Year I English Written & Oral Exercises
    • Assisted professor with writing and conversation lessons for 1st year Translation Studies students
  • Teaching Assistant, Year III International Relations
    • Assisted lead professor in the Faculty of Political Sciences by facilitating dialogue, grading essays, and lesson planning as needed

Selected Workshops & Presentations

  • Presenter, International Education Week for Campuses of All Shapes and Sizes. NAFSA Regions III & VII 2016 Bi-Regional Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 2016.
    • Tips and tools to help programmers from a variety of contexts plan an innovative, inclusive, and educational International Education Week
  • Creator and Facilitator, Professional Development Workshop Series, American Corner Library. Podgorica, Montenegro. October 2013 – May 2014.
    • 4-part workshop series targeting Montenegrin students and young adults interested in building capacity to be change agents within their workplace and community. Topics covered: CV Building, Goal-Setting, Interview Tips & Tools, and How to Understand your Strengths
  • Co-Creator and Facilitator, Participatory English Teaching Methods and Toolkits. American Corner Libraries. Podgorica, Cetinje, & Pljevila, Montenegro. April 2014
    • A Professional Development Workshop that provided Montenegrin English Teachers with innovative English teaching resources and the opportunity to practice utilizing them in a classroom setting
  • Facilitator, The Poetry of Leadership. International Poetry Conference.               Cetinje, Montenegro. December 2013.
    • Young people are filled with passion, opinions, and drive; yet often feel that they do not have any power to make a difference in the world.  Workshop focused on incorporating poetry into curriculum as a way for educators to empower and inspire students to become leaders
  • Presenter, Be the Change: Leadership for a New Generation. Montenegrin American Youth Alumni Association (MAYAA) Civic Engagement Week.
    Podgorica, Montenegro. November 2013.

    • Presentation given Montenegrin American Youth Alumni Association (MAYAA) Civic Engagement Week empowering young Montenegrin adults to become leaders in their communities through volunteerism
  • Facilitator, University of Michigan Leadership Connection 5-Day Leadership Retreat. Camp Michigania, Boyne City, Michigan. Spring 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
    • Collaborate with a team of skilled facilitators
  • Facilitator, Real Colors® for ACUI Student Leaders, Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Region 7 Conference. Dearborn, Michigan. October 2012.