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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    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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    Alicia Medros

    Alicia Medros is a Director of Academic Technology at the University of New Hampshire responsible for instructional design, faculty and student technology support, online learning, and student success.  Alicia has a dedication to continuously improve the student experience at UNH using technology and classroom innovation to enable students to make the most of their higher education investment.  Read More
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    Karen Cangialosi

    Twitter: karencang
    Dr. Karen Cangialosi is Professor of Biology and Open Education Faculty Fellow at Keene State College. She frequently does presentations and workshops about OER, Open Pedagogy and Open Science at higher education institutions across the U.S. and beyond. At KSC, Karen facilitates an Open pedagogy faculty learning community, and is co-leader of KSC Open, a Domain of One’s Own campus project. Karen spearheaded a movement to replace traditional textbooks with OER and other freely available resources for almost all KSC biology courses; and she incorporates methods of Open Pedagogy in all of her own courses. She is also an active collaborator with QUBES (Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis) and works towards addressing challenges of sustainability of Biology OER and the incorporation of OEP (Open Educational Practices) in STEM. Because of her commitment to transparent, widely collaborative practices of scientific investigation designed to serve the public, she integrates the principles and practices of Open Science into her courses and the undergraduate Biology curriculum at KSC.  She also runs a youth education and coral reef monitoring program in the Turks and Caicos Islands contributing to an open international reef survey database.  Read more about Karen at her website: Read More
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    Jason Neenos

    Jason Neenos is the Academic Technology Coordinator for Plymouth State. He received his undergraduate degree in Secondary Education and masters in Educational Technology from Arizona State University. Prior to working at Plymouth, he worked for Arizona State University and the Arizona Department of Education as an Educational Technologist. Prior to working in higher education, he was a K-12 History teacher. 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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    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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    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