Curricular and Program Specialist
Bio: Committed to enhancing the academic experience for students, Christine is involved in collaborative program and project management of curricular and co-curricular entrepreneurial offerings at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Christine is a liaison and mentor for students enrolled in CFE’s courses and programs. She contributes to CFE’s Academic Programs Team via curriculum development, the creation of enrichment opportunities, syllabi review and mapping, management of CFE lecturers, staff, guest speakers, and external program advisors, championing ENTR courses as campus-wide elective departmental credit, as well as through dedicated marketing and outreach efforts that provide impactful entrepreneurship content to students.
Christine is CFE’s point person for the launch of two inaugural summer study abroad offerings: Entrepreneurship and Innovation at NTU in Singapore, May – June 2016 and European Innovation Academy in Turin, July 2016. CFE’s Entrepreneurs Leadership Program (ELP), The Startup, and fall/winter terms of ENTR 407 and ENTR 417 are other points of her dedicated curricular focus.
Christine’s professional background is in education. She holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership of the International Baccalaureate from Oakland University, Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from San Diego State University, and Bachelors of Science in Education from Eastern Michigan University.
Prior to joining the CFE team, Christine was a classroom teacher in Michigan, Florida, Texas, and California as well as extracurricular coach in art history for the University Interscholastic League and manager of Science Olympiads. Christine also steadfastly served her local communities both home and abroad through a myriad of volunteer efforts, partnerships, and advisory board appointments, the creation and execution of numerous philanthropic events, cross-cultural educational outreach in diplomatic support capacities, and is a well-researched, passionate educational advocate.