Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Coordinator for Curriculum Development and Technology Integration

General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center; NC State University

  • Facilitate training and curriculum development for Project YES, a national college intern grant program in which college students work with children in military families who are being impacted by deployment issues
  • Develop face-to-face and online training for Project YES interns
  • Design and adapt curriculum to be used in youth development programs
  • Incorporate 21st century technology skills into training and curriculum
  • Incorporate professional development into on-the-job training with interns
  • Facilitate the online learning environment for the YES interns and the other project staff
  • Support design and implementation of collegiate and high school leadership development outreach programs
  • Coordinate with experts in specialized curriculum areas and evaluation & assessment related to youth development programs
Aug 2009 - Jul 2010

LTLS Program Director

SCALE (Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education); UNC-Chapel Hill

  • Facilitate national grant from Learn and Serve America
  • Coordinate interactions with 12 subgrantees (NC institutions of higher education)
  • Design and implement research study of3-year Learning to Teach, Learning to Serve project
  • Coordinate presentation and publication strategy for dissemination of project outcomes
  • Conduct service-learning teacher development trainings
  • Supervise graduate research assistant
Jul 2006 - May 2009

Associate Director

Center for Excellence in Curricular Engagement; NC State University

  • Shared responsibility with the Director to develop and implement programming related to curricular engagement and service-learning (including faculty development and support, student leader training and mentoring, community partnership processes, course and program assessment, scholarship, fund-raising, and collaboration with units across campus)
  • Managed the Center’s budget – worked with Director to develop yearly budget; oversaw Administrative Assistant’s processing of budget items; coordinated with other campus departments and financial staff on budget issues
  • Supervised Center’s full-time staff (Program Coordinator & Administrative Assistant)
  • Supervised the Center’s part-time staff members (including students)
  • Developed internal and external documents for the Center (Annual Report, brochures, publicity materials)
  • Planned and facilitated Center Advisory Council meetings
  • Facilitated Center staff meetings
  • Created and maintained Center’s website
  • Coordinated event planning for all major Center events
  • Facilitated office procedures and developed staff processes
  • Managed technical aspects of electronic conversion of “Learning through Reflection” tutorial
  • Developed faculty training materials
  • Developed student, faculty, & reflection leader guidebooks
  • Conducted workshops for faculty and students 
2006 - 2009

Trainer and Instructor

General Hugh Shelton Leadership Center; NC State University

Worked with Summer Leadership camps
  • Developed curriculum to instruct high school students in leadership and service principles
  • Coordinated with non-profit organizations to develop service projects for the students
  • Trained adult and college-age instructors to work with high school youth attending camp
  • Developed training materials to use with instructors
  • Served as adult instructor to teach project management skills to youth returning to the camp for a second year
  • Supervised students as they plan and implement a week-long service project
Aug 2004 - Dec 2008

Professional Writing Lecturer

English Department; NC State University

Teaching Duties

  • Taught “Business Communication for Engineering and Technology” (classroom, hybrid, and online sections)
  • Collaborated with program director and other instructors as part of pilot program to deliver ½; of technical writing classes online
  • Developed online curriculum modules for department as part of video grant project

Administrative Duties

Faculty Newsletter Advisor for NC State STC Chapter’s Technically Speaking; 2003-2009

  • Collaborate with student Newsletter Editor to publish newsletter
  • 2003-2004 – “Newsletter of Merit Award” in International STC Competition
  • 2004-2005 – “Newsletter of Excellence” & “Most Improved for Student Chapter”
  • 2005-2009 – “Newsletter of Excellence” each year

Professional Writing Textbook Committee

  • Evaluated and recommended textbooks for departmental adoption
Oct 2001 - Jun 2006

Special Projects Coordinator

Service-Learning Program; NC State University

  • Co-researcher in multi-pronged research / scholarship agenda, including the following projects:
    • “Integrating reflection and assessment to improve and capture student learning”
    • “Learning through Reflection” tutorial development project
    • “Shifts in perspective and practice associated with counter-normative pedagogies (service-learning, distance learning, inquiry-guided learning)”
  • Supervised technical aspects of electronic tutorial - “Learning through Reflection”
  • Developed faculty training materials
  • Developed student, faculty, & reflection leader guidebooks
    • Service-Learning Program Faculty Associates’ Guidebook
    • Service-Learning Program Reflection Leaders’ Guidebook
    • Service-Learning Program Student Guidebook
  • Conducted workshops for faculty and students
  • Co-taught Reflection Leader training class “Reflective Learning Through Service”
  • Managed technical aspects of electronic conversion of “Learning through Reflection” tutorial
  • Created service-learning website
  • Created and maintained websites for service-learning faculty using course management systems
Jan 2003 - Jul 2004

Visiting Lecturer in Professional Writing

English Department; NC State University

  • Taught Communication for Engineering and Technology
  • Taught Communication for Business and Technology
  • Conducted weekly discussions for professor teaching English Literature
Aug 2000 - Dec 2002

Graduate Teaching Assistant

English Department; NC State University

  • Taught Communication for Engineering and Technology
  • Taught Communication for Business and Technology
  • Conducted weekly discussions for professor teaching British Literature
Jul 1999 - Oct 1999

Writing Consultant

Granville County Schools

  • Facilitated workshops for junior-high and high school English teachers
  • Focused on writing process with emphasis on revision/editing
Jan 1997 - Jun 1999

English Teacher

South Granville High School

  • Chaired English Department
  • Represented English department on Faculty Administrative Team
  • Interviewed potential new teachers
  • Served as Literary Magazine Advisor
  • Published student writings and artwork using PageMaker
  • Handled finances and fundraising
  • Assisted Yearbook Advisor
Aug 1995 - Jan 1997

English Teacher

East Lincoln High School

  • Taught 9th and 10th grade English
  • Taught remedial reading comprehension courses


Aug 2007 - Present


North Carolina State University
2000 - 2002


North Carolina State University
1991 - 1995


orth Carolina State University

North Carolina Teaching Fellow



Training Experience

  Curriculum Design Developed a schematic for instructional course design Conducted workshops for college faculty and program staff at national conferences; as a consultant for other universities; and at NC State Project Management Trained program staff of non-profit organizations and university programs in project management skills Taught engineering and technology students project management processes Trained students at the General Hugh Shelton Leadership Youth Challenge to use project management skills in order to complete a week-long service project Program Development/Expansion Created staff training materials for non-profit organizations SHINE and Jumpstart Facilitated training sessions for the staff at national conferences Community Partner & Faculty Development Conducted workshops for college faculty on topics relating to integrating service-learning into courses; e.g., partnering with non-profit organizations; assessment strategies; Facilitated meetings between community partners and faculty to determine how to strengthen relationships between the community and the university Academic Reflection Participated in multi-year research project to develop reflection materials and reflection process for students, community partners, and faculty engaged in service projects Trained faculty and students at national conferences, NC State, and other state-wide and national universities in reflection techniques Developed print and online resources to support reflection Conflict Management Conduct workshops for students in conflict management strategies in partnership with the Center for Student Leadership Ethics and Public Service (CSLEPS) at NC State Leadership Co-taught class to train Alternative Spring Break trip leaders to develop their leadership skills in many areas as they plan and lead international and domestic service trips Served as advisor for international trips to Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Mexico and worked with trip leaders while in-country Developed and co-taught service classes with students who were learning to teach Serve as Trainer and Instructor for the General Hugh Shelton Leadership Youth Challenge; NC State University  


Ash, S.L, Clayton, P.H., & Moses, M.G. Learning through Critical Reflection: A Tutorial for Students in Service-Learning. 2009.

Book Chapter: Moses, Myra G. & Steven B. Katz.  "The Phantom Machine: The Invisible Ideology of Email. Intersections of Power: Cultural Studies and Technical Communication. Editors, Bernadette Longo & Blake Scott. Series on Technical and Scientific Communication. Editor, Jim Zappan. SUNY Press. 2006.

Clayton, P.H., Ash, S.L., Bullard, L.G., Bullock, B.P., Moses, M.G., Moore, A.C., O'Steen, W.L., Stallings, S.P., & Usry, R.H. Adapting a core service-learning model for wide-ranging implementation: An institutional case study. Creative College Teaching. Vol 2, Spring. 2005

Conference Proceedings: Day, Myra G. & Edward F. Gehringer. "Educators and Pornography:  The 'Unacceptable Use' of School Computers." ISTAS '02: Social Implications of Information and Communication Technology Proceedings. Raleigh, NC: IEEE 2002International Symposium on Technology and Society. June 8, 2002. 340 - 344.


Project SHINE (based at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA):

  • Production of Resource Guide on Service-Learning, May 2006 - Present
  • Facilitation of multiple sessions at national meeting, October 2006

Jumpstart (based in Boston, MA):

  • Production of Resource Guide Integrating Service-Learning, January 2006-Present
  • Facilitation of multiple sessions at national training Institute, February 2006
  • Invited to facilitate multiple training sessions at national Leadership Institute January 2007

University of Vermont: Multi-day visit, including three workshops, September 2005

Center for Service and Learning (CSL): Co-facilitated workshop on reflection in service-learning; IUPUI. September 2005

Center for Service and Learning (CSL): Demonstrated electronic tutorial; IUPUI. July 2005

Montclair State University, New Jersey: Multi-day visit including "Service-Learning 101" day-long Institute for new service-learning faculty and "Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Enhance Student Learning and Critical Thinking" day-long Institute for veteran service-learning faculty, May 2005

Conference Presentations

Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching. February 2010. Greensboro, NC.

  • Co-presenter, “Learning to Teach, Learning to Serve: Promoting Diversity Awareness for Pre-Service Teachers through Service-Learning.”

Learn and Serve America Grantee Training. October 2009. Washington, DC.

  • Co-presenter, “Meaningful Evaluation of Service-Learning: Identifying and Measuring Community Impacts.”

NC-ACTE 27th Annual North Carolina Teacher Education Forum. September 2009. Raleigh, NC.

  • Co-presenter, “Learning to Teach, Learning to Serve (LTLS): 12 NC Teacher Education Programs Implementing Service-Learning: Lessons Learned.”

P.A.C.E. Conference. NC Campus Compact.February 2009. Elon, NC.

  • Co-presenter, “Community Engagement as a Shared Developmental Journey.”

11th Annual Association for the Advancement of Educational Research (AAER) Conference. October 2008. Stuart, FL.

  • Presenter, “Evaluating Diversity Learning Outcomes: An Analysis of the Impact of Service-Learning Projects Involving Diverse Populations on Undergraduate Attitudes and Understanding.”

NC Campus Compact. 10th Annual Service-Learning Conference. February 2008.Elon, NC.

  • Co-presenter, “Approaches to Designing and Enhancing Service-Learning Opportunities.”

AAC&U Conference on Co-Creating Pathways to Student Scholarship:  A Developmental Trajectory of Experience, Reflection, Research, and Scholarship. April 2007. Long Beach, CA.

  • Co-presenter, “The Student as Scholar: Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice.” 

Read.Write.Act. National Conference.SCALE (Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education). November 2006. UNC-Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Co-presenter, “Service-Learning: Reclaiming and Assessing Reflection.”

Invited co-presenter, Students as Colleagues Institute, November 2006. Bentley College, MA.

6th Annual International Conference on Service-Learning Research, October 2006. Portland, OR.

  • Preconference workshop: “Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Deepen Student Learning and Advance Faculty Scholarship”

2ndAnnual Service Learning Symposium, June2006. Cullowhee, NC.

  • Co-presenter: “Enhancing Student Leadership Roles through Institutional Partnerships”

International Conference on Civic Engagement & Service-Learning, National University of Ireland at Galway, June 2005.Galway, Ireland.

  • Co-presenter, “Student Leadership in Service-Learning: A Powerful Developmental Trajectory for Undergraduates”
  • Co-presenter, “Shifts in Perspective and Practice Associated with Service-Learning”
  • Co-presenter, “Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Enhance Student Learning”

AAC&U “Pedagogies of Engagement Conference,” April 2005: Bethesda, Maryland

  • Co-presenter: “Transitioning from Traditional to Engaged Pedagogies”

Gulf South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, April 2005. Cocoa Beach ,Florida.

  • Co-presenter: “Creating and Evaluating Reflection Products through an Electronic Tutorial”

4th Annual International Conference on Advances in Service Learning Research, October 2004. Greenville, SC.

  • Co-presenter: “Shifts in Perspective and Practice: Investigating the Counter-normative Nature of Service-Learning”
  • Co-presenter poster session: “Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Enhance Personal, Civic, and Academic Learning Outcomes”

AAHE Assessment Conference, June 2004. Denver, Colorado

  • Co-presenter pre-conference workshop: “When What You Say Isn’t What They Do: The Development of Formative and Summative Assessment Strategies to Help Guide Teaching and Learning.”

35th Annual NCSTA Professional Development Institute, November 2003.Greensboro, NC.

  • Co-presenter: “Integrated Service-Learning Project.”

3rd Annual International Conference on Advances in Service Learning Research, November 2003. Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Co-presenter: “Development of Tools for Formative and Summative Assessment of Service-Learning Reflection Products”
  • Panelist: “Results of a Multi-Institutional Research Agenda Using A Guided Reflection Rubric”

AAHE “Learning to Change” Conference, March 2003:

  • Co-presenter: Community of Practice on “Student-Faculty Partnerships in Teaching and Learning” Washington, DC.

International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS'02) Social Implications of Information and Communication Technology. June 2002. Raleigh, NC

  • Co-presenter, “Educators and Pornography:  The ‘Unacceptable Use’ of School Computers.”

4th Annual NCCV SL Institute. February 2002. Elon, NC.

  • Co-presenter, “WebCT: Distance-learning Technologies in Service-Learning.”