Michael Phillips

Natural Sciences & Business, Natural Science & Businesses

Illinois Valley Community College

Mike earned his BS ('86) and MS ('90) degrees at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.  From 1989-1997 he worked as an Environmental Geologist for several private consulting firms and then for the Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS).  While at the ISGS, he began teaching geology as an adjunct for Shawnee Community College and John A. Logan College in southern Illinois.  In 1997, he began teaching geology full-time for Illinois Valley Community College in north central Illinois where he also helped develop the college's Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment taught professional development courses in Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs).  Mike has attended many Cutting Edge, Integrate, and other professional development workshops offered through SERC.

Workshop Leader and Participant, Reviewer