Work History

2017-present  Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Chaminade University. The Director is responsible for the development and implementation of teaching and learning support programs that support effective teaching and student learning across the CUH campus; the day-to- day operations of the CTL and reporting activities of the Title III Faculty Development grant; facilitates the exchange of information and expertise within the campus community related to effective practices in the areas of teaching, learning, and assessment. The Director will have the vision and expertise to move CUH deliberately and successfully forward in realizing the full capacity of the CTL and advance goals aligned with the Title III Faculty Development grant, namely active learning and assessment, ARM technology, grant writing, the scholarship of teaching and learning and electronic learning objects.

2015-2017 Outreach Director, Associate Specialist, Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.  The outreach director supervises the Center’s outreach program and works closely with the Center’s director and members of the core, affiliate, and student membership on all facets of the Center’s outreach program including the annual conferences, teachers’ workshops, occasional seminar series, publication of the newsletter, Pacific News from Mānoa, and joint projects involving university, community, state, and national organizations. The outreach director serves as the Center’s liaison with public school teachers and administrators, other university and postsecondary institutions, the business sector, government groups, and the general community on all matters involving the outreach program. The outreach director also chairs the outreach committee and oversees the development and maintenance of the center’s Web site. Engagement with local Pacific Islander communities in Hawai‘i is a particular concern of the Center’s outreach program.

2017-present  Member, Technical Working Group for REL Pacific at McREL. Review concept papers, draft proposals, final proposals, reports, publications and other materials as requested. Provide written comments, feedback and guidance on the design, development, implementation, analysis, and reporting phases of projects.

2015-2017  Cooperating Faculty, Doctorate in Professional Educational Practice, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Taught one class and served on six dissertation committees

2015-present  Affiliate Faculty, Indigenous Politics Program, Department of Political Science, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

1997-present  Lecturer, Educational Technology Department, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

2002-2015  Associate Professor of Information Technology & Coordinator, Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology, Kapi‘olani Community College (hired as Instructor in 2002, tenured & promoted to Assistant Professor in 2007, promoted to Associate Professor in 2011).  Direct management and operations of campus technology resources.  Manage a staff of approximately twenty professionals (faculty, information technology specialists, electronics technicians, audio-visual specialists, media specialists, and administrative support personnel). Oversee planning, developing, and delivering computing and media resources and services for student learning, administrative operations, faculty and staff development, and delivery of instruction.

2004-2005  Consultant/Grant Reviewer, Hewlett-Packard Technology for Teaching Grant Initiative, International Society for Technology in Education

2000-2001  Lecturer, Computers and Information Sciences, Chaminade University, Honolulu

1997-2000  Academic Advisor, Outreach College, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

1993-1996  Junior Specialist (Academic Advisor), Office of Student Academic Services, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

1991-1993  Computer Specialist II, Arts & Sciences Student Services Office, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa