My road in life took a while to figure out.
Obtained my Master's Degree in Social Work.
Began teaching in a social work program at a university.
Pursued my Doctoral Degree in Social Work.
Continued teaching at a university.
Developed field courses and field education systems.


Director of Field Education

I oversee field education for the Master of Social Work Program.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Building Things

Day to Day

Field Directors in MSW Programs oversee the educational and professional development needs of students when they enter their internships. The position involves interactions with students, faculty, social work professionals, and community organizations. If you shadowed me for a day, you would see me involved in team building, course development / implementation, and relationship building.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Pursue a degree in social work.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"Fortunately, I don't think I had many naysayers in my life. My noise came from my own feelings of self-doubt. Others were supportive, but I had to believe in me before I could move forward."

Challenges I Overcame