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Amber Foster

Instructional Design Manager
Department(s): Online Education
Office: MAB-1 110-05
Mail Code: 1038
Phone: 702-895-4561
Fax: 702-895-0637
Email: amber.foster@unlv.edu

Biography

Amber Ford is an instructional designer for the Office of Online Education. She also coordinates and manages programs for The School of Public Policy and Leadership. Amber has worked for the Office of Online Education for 4 years helping to build instructional content and has worked on supporting programs such as: Urban Studies, Computer Engineering, Urban Leadership, Public Policy, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Accounting, Social Work, Hospitality Administration and Emergency Crisis Management.

Prior to working for the Office of Online Education, Amber was a community outreach coordintaor for the Nonprofit, Community, and Leadership Initiative, where she supported the development and collaboration among nonprofit organizations in the community.

In this role, Amber helped develop program curriculum and teach in a graduate program called, Grantwell. Through Grantwell, graduate students advise large donors in various aspects of their giving. The program gives students a chance to apply the non-profit management expertise they learn in the classroom to real-world projects.

Amber has more than 4 years of experience in marketing and special events at Caesar’s Entertainment. During her time at Caesar’s Entertainment, Amber coordinated the gaming and property events for Caesar’s Central Region of the United States. Amber specialized in writing gaming rules and regulations for the property events, as well ensuring events were executed successfully.

Amber holds master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also earned a graduate certificate in public management.

Recent Courses Taught:

GSC 300 - Second-Year Seminar: Civic Engagement in Urban Communities