Jay has a MS in Continuing, Adult and Vocational Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW-Madison is also his employer for the last 30 years. As the Director of Wheelhouse Studios, Jay uses Dialog Education daily in the management and supervision of an open studio arts facility in the Memorial Union that includes a large offering of adult non-credit courses presented by approximately 75 Teaching Artists. He first became involved in DE in 1996, completed the “Master Trainer” certification in 1998. In addition to his daily responsibilities at Wheelhouse Studios he also co-facilitates Trainer the Trainer and Appreciative Inquiry workshops for the UW’s Office of Human Resource Development.