Ellen is very interested in TA training and ensuring that teaching assistants receive the proper training, guidance, and support they need. In the past, she has assisted in the organization of the Department of Biology TA Workshop and has served as a TA mentor at the workshop for new TAs. Ellen has previously worked at the CTE as a TA Workshop Facilitator. As a Graduate Educational Developer, she is excited about sharing her teaching experiences with other graduate students and continuing to improve her teaching skills. In her free time, Ellen likes to explore parks and trails with her dog Freddie.