I am an instructional technologist at Pomona College, a small liberal arts college in Southern California. At my core, I am a lifelong teacher and learner who thrives on challenges and change. I delight in meeting learners where they are and helping them move beyond. I taught in higher ed for over a decade, mainly communications/English and student development courses before transitioning into instructional design/technology. My teaching and instructional design philosophies center on learners' needs, inclusive and equitable practices, and a firm belief that a pedagogy of care yields results.