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a look back
Getting to where I am today took a decade of hard work, and it was definitely not a straight line to success. Here's a timeline of my journey.
APPLIED TO GRAD SCHOOL
GOT ACCEPTED TO GRAD SCHOOL
BEGAN WORK ON M.S.Ed IN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN
WORKED FOR AT&T DURING GRAD SCHOOL
GRADUATED FROM SUNY POTSDAM WITH MY B.A.
TOOK A GAP YEAR BEFORE GRADUATE SCHOOL
WORKED WITH CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM THROUGH NYSARC
was going places!
MET MY FUTURE HUSBAND
COMPLETED AN INTERNSHIP WITH NYS BOCES PROGRAM
GRADUATED FROM GRAD SCHOOL
TOOK A LEAP OF FAITH AND MOVED TO WA STATE WITH MR. CLAUSEN
KEPT MY HEAD DOWN AND WORKED THROUGH GRAD SCHOOL
MOVED FROM BELLINGHAM WA TO SPOKANE WA
ADOPTED OUR BELOVED DOG RAVIOLI
WORKED FOR T MOBILE FULL-TIME
BEGAN WORKING FOR SPOKANE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
GOT ENGAGED TO THE LOVE OF MY LIFE!
BEGAN WORKING FULL-TIME FOR NORTH PINES MIDDLE SCHOOL
This is when things started to change, I started asking myself tough questions about what I wanted from my career...
SAID FAREWELL TO THE WORLD OF K-12 EDUCATION
MANIFESTED MY CURRENT CAREER BY WRITING IT DOWN IN A DREAM JOURNAL
WELCOMED OUR DAUGHTER ASTRID TO THE WORLD
SURPRISE! WE ELOPED!
STARTED WORKING FOR WSU AS AN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
SPENT A YEAR BEING A NEW MAMA
BEGAN WRITING AGAIN
THE WORLD SHUT DOWN
WORKED WITH SOME OF THE BIGGEST ROCKSTARS OF THE EDUCATION WORLD
PLANNED A WEDDING (THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN...LITTLE DID WE KNOW)
OUR WEDDING WAS CANCELLED :(
BONUS: WE SPENT TIME IN NY AND TOOK OUR HONEYMOON TO MAINE
STARTED WORKING FROM HOME AS A STAY-AT-HOME WORKING MAMA
VISITED FOUR NATIONAL PARKS- GLACIER, YELLOWSTONE, GRAND TIETON, AND ACADIA
Many metaphorical and literal mountains were climbed...
CELEBRATED OUR MARRIAGE AS A FAMILY (FINALLY)
STARTED DREAMING ABOUT LINDSAYCLAUSEN.COM
BEGAN WRITING HOW-TO PIECES FOR OTHER STAY-AT-HOME WORKING MAMAS
STARTED WRITING "THE TYPEWRITER" MY FIRST FICTION PIECE
Best day ever!
SET A GOAL TO HELP OTHER K-12 EDUCATORS MAKE THE SWITCH TO INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN
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