He is the full-time Director of the Fred Meijer Center for Writing. He earned his Master's degree in Rhetoric and Composition from Washington State University, followed by several years of work as a writing tutor, teacher, and Writing Center Coordinator. While at WSU, he helped establish a statewide e-tutoring program that provided online tutoring to students from over 30 Washington colleges. His scholarship and presentations have focused on small-group tutoring, program assessment, teaching, and tutor training. He enjoys movies, books, and games from any medium or genre, hates pickles, and has an inexplicable love of rain.
She is the part-time Writing Center Coordinator. She earned her BA in English Language & Literature and her MEd in Literacy & TESOL from Grand Valley State University. She has worked with the Fred Meijer Center for Writing for the past five years, including roles as an undergraduate writing consultant and the Graduate Assistant/ESL consultant. Though her area of specialty is in English writing, she has also worked on educational projects that have focused on literacy support for multilingual writers, technology in the classroom, sociological trends in writing centers, multi-modal composing and communication, and embracing multi-lingual communities.
She is the office coordinator and maintains office and personnel files, processes office/administrative requests, manages phones and other communication, keeps consultants updated on their tasks and schedules.
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