Academic Technology Steering Committee: Staff

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    Scott A. Stanley

    Scott A. Stanley, EdD, RRT, FAARC is the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Granite State College (GSC), and the Chair of the Academic Technology Steering Committee. Dr. Stanley has previously served as the Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Research providing leadership for the Office of Graduate Studies, Strategic Research, Library Services, and Innovations Group. He was the founding Dean of Graduate Studies responsible for issues related to graduate curriculum, graduate culture, faculty recruitment and development, policies and procedures, marketing and recruitment strategies, and needs assessment.  A major focus of the work was gaining NEASC approval for a substantive change in degree offering for the institution. Read More
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    Reta Chaffee

    Twitter: reta_c
    I am the Director of Educational Technology at Granite State College responsible for the oversight and strategic development of online & hybrid courses and other educational technologies for the past 20 years. I have a Masters in Internet Strategy Management from Marlboro College Graduate School and a Masters in International Administration from the School for International Training Graduate Institute. I have been involved in organizational development in non-profits and educational institutions here and abroad for over 30 years. My teaching experience spans the ages from pre-school to higher education. Read More
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    Jenny Darrow

    Twitter: gobman
    Jenny Darrow is Director of Digital Learning and has been collaborating with faculty on web-enabled projects for over 15 years. Jenny works with faculty to design strategies that are centered on sound pedagogy and she is a passionate advocate of using digital tools to help students learn. Her current interests are Open Education and how the resulting ethos of DIY (do-it-yourself) supports student empowerment. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching with Technology (MAT-T) degree from Marlboro College Graduate School in 2000.  In her free time, she enjoys finding new running trails, adventures in the mountains and hanging out with her son and husband. Read More
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    JoAnn Guilmett

    Twitter: jguilmet
    JoAnn Guilmett is the Director of Client Services and Academic Technology and has been with PSU since 1995 and a part of the Information Technology Services team since 2000.  She holds a BS in Medieval Studies and an M.Ed. from Plymouth State. She manages all activities associated with the ITS Client Services team and provides oversight for the activities at the ITS Help Desk, Classroom Technologies Services, AV support of campus events, Academic Technology, the PSU Open Education initiative, and all IT related communication to the campus. In addition, she is involved in instructional space planning for the University; serves on the Library and Learning Commons leadership team; works with university academic and business departments to coordinate technical requirements for faculty, staff and students; and collaborates with campus leadership to define future technology strategies. Outside of work, JoAnn spends her time reading, gardening, and traveling. Read More
  • Terri Winters, Assistant Vice Provost

    Terri Winters

    Twitter: @terriwint
    Terri Winters is the Assistant Vice Provost for Digital Learning & Communication at the University of New Hampshire. She is responsible for setting the direction for and managing the academic infrastructure at UNH. She works with a wonderful group of very creative and committed colleagues and enjoys, especially, interactions with UNH faculty and students. Read More
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    Robin DeRosa

    Twitter: actualham
    Robin DeRosa is the Director of the Open Learning & Teaching Collaborative and a Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at PSU. In addition to serving as an Open Education Ambassador for the AT Open Education Initiative, Robin regularly visits other colleges and universities to work with faculty on Connected Learning and Open Pedagogy, and advocate nationally for using Open Ed to develop a vision for public higher education in the U.S.  Her advocacy for Open Education and Connected Learning are a driving force at PSU and the academic community at large. Read More
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    Amy Thompson

    I am a lecturer in the RN to BSN Program for the undergraduate studies program in Nursing at Granite State College. I've had the privilege of working in higher education for approximately 9 years at Granite State College, NHTI, Mass. College of Pharmacy, and Franklin Pierce College. I earned my Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing Informatics from Walden University and am very passionate about technology and how to utilize it to positively impact nursing and healthcare. Read More
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    Karen Cangialosi

    Twitter: karencang
    I am a professor of biology at Keene State College. I teach Animal Behavior, Evolution and Human Behavior, Tropical Marine Biology, Invertebrate Zoology and Ecology & Evolution. I run a coral reef monitoring program in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and do research on spider behavior. I have spearheaded a movement to use OER in several Biology courses in our department. For the past few semesters, I have incorporated methods of Open Pedagogy in my courses. Recently I served as a Faculty Fellow in the KSC Faculty Enrichment program where I facilitated a learning community on Open Pedagogy and helped to organize an Open Education speaker series. Read More
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    Christin Wixson

    Twitter: @chchenard
    Christin Wixson is the Scholarly Communication Librarian at Plymouth State University's Lamson Library, where she has worked since 2011.  She has her Masters of Library and Information Studies from the University of Rhode Island.  She gets to work with undergraduate and graduate students across the university in her roles as an instruction and reference librarian.  As the Scholarly Communication Librarian she takes an interest in the systems we use to create, evaluate, disseminate and preserve research and other scholarly writing.  She is particularly interested in promoting understanding of copyright and helping faculty and students make informed decisions about the copyrighted works they create and use. Read More
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    Sarah Theimer

    Sarah Theimer is the collection liaison to Linguistics, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, German, and French.  She specializes in Metadata, organization of information, and metadata quality at UNH. She earned a B.A. in Russian from Carleton College, Northfield, MN and an M.L.S. from University of Maryland, College Park, MD. She is a member of the ALA and ALCTS professional organizations. Her research interests include assessing metadata quality, creative problem solving, improving written communication, and how language change impacts metadata.  Read More
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    Geri Lakey Denton

    Geri Denton is the Open Education Support Assistant for the University System of New Hampshire and is based at Granite State College.  She earned a bachelor's degree in English and a master's in Mass Communication and Public Relations from  Boston University. Geri has worked in higher education administration for nearly 20 years - in graduate admissions and enrollment management, financial asssistance, and more recently in research administration. Read More