Executive

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    Erika Kustra

    Chair

    Director, Teaching and Learning Development
    Centre for Teaching and Learning,
    University of Windsor
    401 Sunset Ave
    Windsor, Ontario   N9B 3P4

    kustraed@uwindsor.ca

    OVERVIEW—The Caucus Chair is responsible for providing overall leadership, liaising with STLHE through membership on the STLHE Board of Directors, raising the profile of faculty development, advocating for and representing the EDC within STLHE and beyond, and coordinating special faculty development issues. The term of office shall be two years with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

    BIO—Erika Kustra has been an educational developer since 1999, beginning to facilitate sessions even earlier, during her graduate and postdoctoral work in physiological psychology.  She has been the EDC Secretary and STLHE Newsletter Editor, and participated in a number EDC Action Groups.  In the last six years, Erika has facilitated over 60 invited workshops on teaching and learning nationally and internationally.  She co-authored handbooks and guides on topics ranging from program-level learning outcome assessment to educational development portfolios; published articles on scholarly teaching, assessment of teaching and learning centres, and institutional teaching culture; and recently, led a multi-institutional projects to examine teaching culture and educational development programs.  Erika has also been part of university- and national-level award-winning teams for exemplary collaboration in university teaching, and was the recipient of the University of Windsor’s Excellence in Leadership Award.

    Term Start Date: June 22, 2016

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    Stephanie Chu

    Vice-Chair, Communications

    Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning
    Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    12666 72 Ave
    Surrey, BC   V3W2M8

    Stephanie.Chu@kpu.ca

    OVERVIEW—The Vice-Chair, Communications is responsible for facilitating communication and coordinating the availability of resources via the EDC listserv, website, and other means. The term of office shall be two years with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

    BIO—Stephanie Chu is the Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. She holds a BA in Psychology and a Masters and PhD in Educational Psychology. Immersed in facilitating institutional change around teaching and learning in the past several years, Stephanie is passionate about promoting, leveraging and celebrating community expertise and experiences. Having gained much from EDC colleagues, she is excited about further exploring our communications needs and fostering opportunities for engagement and direct contributions to our shared knowledge base.

    Term Start Date: June 16, 2015 (2nd term)

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    Jaymie Koroluk

    Vice-Chair, Professional Development

    Manager, Teaching and Learning Centre
    University of Ontario Institute of Technology
    2000 Simcoe Street North
    Oshawa, ON  L1H 7K4

    Jaymie.Koroluk@uoit.ca

    OVERVIEW—The Vice-Chair, Professional Development is responsible for coordinating the professional development session during meetings of EDC members at the AGM and GM; chairing the grants program and the Academic Program of the annual EDC conference. The term of office shall be two years with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

    BIO—Jaymie Koroluk is the Manager of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC). She holds a Bachelor of Education and BA in Visual Arts, and a Master of Education in Educational Technology and Design. Having worked in the area of educational development and instructional design for a number of years, Jaymie is passionate about solving problems though good design and effective use of technology. In her practice as an educational developer, Jaymie strives to create positive, welcoming environments that encourage innovation and continuous improvement for anyone who finds themselves involved in the facilitation of learning. As Vice Chair Professional Development, Jaymie is excited about finding and creating opportunities for professional development, both formal and informal.

    Term Start Date: June 22, 2016

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    Celia Popovic

    Vice-Chair, Conferences

    Director, Teaching Commons
    York University
    1046 TEL Bldg
    4700 Keele Street
    Toronto ON, M3J 1P3

    cpopovic@yorku.ca

    OVERVIEW—The Vice-Chair, Conferences is responsible for coordinating the annual conference process in collaboration with the conference host, the Vice-Chair (Professional Development), and the EDC executive. The term of office shall be two years with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

    BIO — Celia is Director of the Teaching Commons at York University. She moved to Canada to take up a position at York in 2011. Before joining York she was an educational developer in a number of UK universities since 1992 and was head of a teaching support centre at Birmingham  City University for several years. She has worked in both college and university settings, with faculty, and students. Her first degree was in English and American Literature, but she quickly moved into education gaining her Masters and Doctorate (Ed.D) from Birmingham University. Since moving to Canada she has served as Chair elect, Chair and Past Chair for the Council of Ontario Educational Developers, and led a working group on behalf of EDC into the possible accreditation of professional programs.  Her research interests are varied including faculty expectations and stereotypes of students (Popovic, C. and D. Green, 2012, ‘Understanding Undergraduates’, Routledge), support for educational developers – she is currently co-editing ‘Advancing Practice in Academic Development’ with David Baume, due to be published September 2015 – and support for contract faculty. 

    Term Start Date: June 16, 2015

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    Tim Loblaw

    Treasurer

    Coordinator, Teaching & Learning Enhancement
    Bow Valley College
    Calgary, AB

    tloblaw@bowvalleycollege.ca

    OVERVIEW—The Treasurer is responsible for managing the finances of the Caucus. The term of office shall be two years with the option to renew for two-year increments subject to review by the Executive (appointed).

    BIO—Tim Loblaw is the Coordinator of Teaching & Learning Enhancement at Bow Valley College. The unit is responsible for providing both instructional development and curriculum development support for the comprehensive community college. Tim is also a part-time postgraduate research student at the University of Nottingham, England, completing a Professional Doctorate in Lifelong Education. His research is focused on faculty development in the field of vocational education and training.

    Term Start Date: June 19, 2012

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    Erin Aspenlieder

    Secretary

    Educational Developer
    McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning
    Mills Library L504, McMaster University
    1280 Main Street West, Hamilton
    Ontario, L8S 4K1

    aspenled@mcmaster.ca 

    OVERVIEW—The Secretary is responsible for producing, collecting and archiving Caucus documents, and maintaining the EDC membership list. The term of office shall be two years with a maximum of two consecutive terms.

    BIO—

    Erin Aspenlieder is the Program Enhancement Lead, Educational Developer at the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She supports programs in curriculum design and enhancement. Her research interests include contingent instructors and program enhancement. She is the EDC Secretary, and member of the Accreditation working group. 

    Term Start Date: June 16, 2015

Past Members

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    Marla Arbach

    Vice-Chair, Conferences (2011-13)

  • Nicola

    Nicola Simmons

    Chair (2008-12)

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    Jeanette McDonald

    Vice-Chair, Communications (2007-11)

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    Janice MacMillan

    Treasurer (2007-12)

  • teresadawson

    Teresa Dawson

    Chair

  • ruthrogers

    Ruth Rodgers

    Secretary (2007-11)

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    Natasha Kenny

    Vice-Chair, Communications (2011-13)

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    Alice Cassidy

    Vice-Chair, Professional Development (2006-10)

  • Lynn-Taylor

    Lynn Taylor

    Vice-Chair, Professional Development (Inaugural: 2004-6)

     

     

  • Angie Best

    Secretary/ Treasurer (Inaugural)

  • Trevor Holmes

    Vice-Chair, Communications (Inaugural)

  • Joy-Mighty

    Joy Mighty

    Chair (Inaugural)

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    Paola Borin

    Vice-Chair: Professional Development (2010-14)

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    Jordanne Christie

    Vice-Chair, Conferences (2013-15)

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    Erika Kustra

    Secretary (2011-15)

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    Debra Dawson

    Chair (2012-16)

  • Carolyn Hoessler

    Carolyn Hoessler

    Vice-Chair, Professional Development (2014-16)