Professor of French
) Northern Virginia Community College
Assistant Dean, Foreign Languages and History
) Humanities and Social Sciences Division NVCC
Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Conference Chair 2009; Executive Committee Board of Directors
04/2003 - Current
Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages Member
01/2012 - Current
Foreign Language Association of Virginia Member
11/2008 - Current
American Association of Teachers of French Member
08/1994 - Current
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Board of Directors, Regional Representative 2012
01/2012 - Current
Honors and Awards
MERLOT Distinguished Service Award (07/2010) The recipient of this award demonstrates the vision that brings MERLOT members together to create the MERLOT Community and our services.
FLAVA Helen Warriner Burke Distinguished Service Award (11/2008) The Foreign Language Association of Virginia awards the FLAVA Helen Warriner Burke Distinguished Service Award to a FLAVA member with a record of service to the FL profession.
Innovative Use of MERLOT: MERLOT 101 Online (08/2008) with the Virginia Community College MERLOT team:
ACTFL/Houghton Mifflin Award for Teaching Foreign Languages with Technology with IALLT (11/2007) ACTFL,Houghton Mifflin and IALLT give this award annually to a FL faculty member who demonstrates effective use of instructional technology in foreign language teaching.
SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award (01/2003) The OFA award recognizes Virginia's college faculty for their demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and public service.
Chancellor's Commonwealth Professor (08/1998) The Chancellor's Commonwealth Professorship program was established in 1989 to recognize and support teaching excellence in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).
Experience available on request
MERLOT 101 Online (Presentation about MERLOT), 08/19/2006 I am the author of a three week online faculty development course that teaches participants how to search MERLOT effectively and how to develop discipline-specific personal collections.