- Doctor of Philosophy in Continuing and Vocational Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Master of Science in Industrial Technology, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
- Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Geology, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
In 1998, Kaiser began teaching full-time at UW-Platteville in the Department of Industrial Studies. She teaches undergraduate courses in drafting, product design, operations and production planning, leadership and management, robotics, materials testing, and work measurement.
Currently Kaiser performs such duties as curriculum and program development, advising undergraduate students, internship evaluations, and serving on various campus committees. She visits employers and student internship sites to help her maintain a perspective on current industry practices and technology and to facilitate the integration of current practices into the classroom.
Kaiser received the 2008 Outstanding Industrial Technology Professor Award in recognition of excellence in teaching, service to the profession, and scholarship by the National Association of Industrial Technology.
Kaiser's work experience prior to joining UW-Platteville includes over 10 years in various management-level positions in the manufacturing and service sectors, giving her an applied and broad knowledge of organizational practices. Kaiser was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army through the UW-Platteville Army Reserve Officer Training Corps and served as a Signal Corp Officer with the Department of Army Reserves. She is a member of Epsilon Pi Tau, the International Honor Society for Professions in Technology.
Her research interests include process improvement, operations management, manufacturing systems, supply chain management, work measurement, ergonomics, and nondestructive testing methods.