In 2022, Joan was honored by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees as an Outstanding Educator. A licensed professional engineer in California, Iowa, and Minnesota, Joan helps students understand complex concepts while giving them a sense of belonging in the classroom. She has developed courses that easily transfer toward bachelor’s degrees in engineering.
Joan has tremendous experience in her field, including 15 years working as a engineer and 15 years teaching college-level engineering, mathematics, and computer science courses. She holds the following degrees:
Doctorate in Educational Leadership (EdD) - Minnesota State University Mankato
Master of Science (MS) - Bemidji State University
Master of Science (MS) - University Of Colorado At Boulder
Bachelor of Arts (BA) - University Of Colorado At Boulder