Professional Growth Plan

get out of the way

What’s next? So much of the past two years has been hyper focused on finishing my MET degree. Now it is time to think about how to continue to move along in my career … here are a few of my current plans … which as the syllabus always says “are subject to change …

Regardless, I plan to continually explore the industry and to determine which topics requires further study.


– MA Education Technology and Certificate Online Teaching, 12/22

Professional Development

Research ID professional associations
– Join an association by June 2023
– Explore opportunities with PRSA
– Review trade media options


– Attend ID conference – SXSW EDU? ATD?
– Explore the education track options at the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

Continuing Education

– Complete the Articulate Storyline training course
– Explore LinkedIn skills assessments


– Explore and pursue Adobe certifications
– Explore a Figma certification


– Maintain All Comm All The Time
– Write and publish one article a month about ID, education or communication


– Add at least 10 Linked ID connections
– Join and participate in three online social communities: The Instructional Design Hangout – for Aspiring IDs, Instructional Designer, FREEDOM Through REMOTE Instructional Design and eLearning Development,


– Finish writing She Remembers Pearl Harbor book
– Compile Life with Boys into blog

What’s Next?

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