Trent has been a full-time faculty member at Laramie County Community College (LCCC), in the geosciences department since 2004.
He has a B.A. in geography/landuse planning from Augustana College (IL), and M.A. in geography from Western Illinois University.
Trent has taught online Earth science lab courses since his first semester at LCCC. He has served as part of an instructional design team which trains and works with faculty in developing online, face-to-face and hybrid courses using instructional technologies. He is particularly interested in the mobile learning environment and how current and future technologies are bringing the classroom, as well as lab and field experiences, to anyone, anywhere, at any time.