Dionne (Dee) Felix
Dionne (Dee) Felix is an experienced educator, mentor, and presenter with experience in instruction, course development, and face-to-face and online education. Dee has conducted highly engaging workshops in business writing, education, and faculty and professional development. She has helped traditional and non-traditional learners transform their approach to, and success in, writing. Dee currently teaches in higher education, both the English and Education disciplines.
Dr. Jennifer H. Selke
Dr. Kate Webster
Dr. Lisa M. S. Barrow
Dr. Rita-Marie Conrad
Rita has consulted on the design and implementation of online learning courses, evaluated online programs, managed technology-related projects, and provided educational technology consulting and training to K-12 teachers and higher education faculty. She interacts with hundreds of faculty as an online instructor for courses such as Designing Online Instruction sponsored by the Learning Resources Network (LERN). She has presented at conferences sponsored by the International Council for Distance Education (ICDE), the University of Wisconsin, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, League of Innovation, and the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) on a variety of online learning topics.
She co-authored two books with Judith Boettcher, Faculty Guide for Moving Teaching and Learning to the Web in 1999 and 2004,and The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips (2010). She wrote Engaging the Online Learner in 2004 with J. Ana Donaldson, and Assessing Learners Online in 2008 with Albert Oosterhof and Donald Ely. Rita has a Ph.D. in instructional systems from Florida State University and a Master’s degree in educational media and computers from Arizona State University.
Fred Bayley has been developing extraordinary customer service in an organization while our technology and information sources have changed. His area focuses on soft skills resulting in income almost doubling and profits up 300%. Fred facilitates experiences on building positive working relations, customer service, and team building. Fred is a past president of the local chamber of commerce, Habitat crew member, volunteer middle school wrestling coach, and one-fourth of a hand bell quartet.
Geoff Evans is the founder of SocialMediaCoach.ca and TheAnimatedAdvisor.com where he helps businesses tell their stories in creative and compelling ways through social media, websites, and animated video.
Geoff is an international speaker, Professor in Corporate Communications and Public Relations, and a veteran of the financial services industry where he spent fourteen years as a sales professional, sales trainer, and
Greg Marsello has worked for over 40 years with organizations to implement extraordinary customer service best practices and strategies. Over 35 weeks a year he travels North America visiting organizations wanting to improve productivity and performance. Greg facilitates experiences on customer service and team building. He has worked with businesses, non-profits, churches, government agencies and a variety of different organizations.
Heather Dimitt is experienced in social media, working with Generation Y, and training others to use social media. She is director of membership services with a national education association where she does consulting, speaking and writing. She has a background teaching at-risk 14-18 year olds and was an administrator with the public school district in Columbia, Missouri, where she regularly encouraged high school and post-secondary teachers to utilize the numerous resources available on the web. Heather has a Masters Degree in Education from the University of South Dakota.
Jacqui Lipton specializes in teaching fiction writing and the business of writing to local and national audiences. She holds an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and has taught fiction in libraries and community organizations.
Jacqui works as an editor to the writing community. She is a reader for the Young Adult Review Network, as well as interning at a literary agency in New York. She has completed the fiction writing certificate programs at Stanford Online and the UCLA Extension Writer’s Program, as well as majoring in playwrighting in college.
Her short stories and flash fiction have placed in a number of writing contests.
Jeff Kritzer has many years of experience:
- as a quantitative researcher.
- as a Special Education Resource Teacher and has assessed thousands of students during his long career
- in online instructional technology
He has studied applied statistics at the graduate level and has attended the Summer Program in Quantitative Research at the University of Michigan.
He recently completed the “Advanced Online Instructor” certificate with the Online Learning Consortium.
He has been published in several international and national journals and has developed unique methods for presenting his research.
He has a Ph.D. in Education and is currently a Professor in Teacher Education at a leading Midwestern University.
Jeff Kritzer has a degree in Health Education from The University of Oregon. He has successfully developed courses for UGOTCLASS including “Advanced Data Analysis”, “Infographics”, “Introduction to Coding” and “Advanced Google Analytics”.. He has a PhD in Education and is currently a Professor in Teacher Education at a leading Midwestern University.
Jenna Lynne Roberts
Jenna Lynne Roberts is an ESL instructor and world traveler with over 12 years of classroom experience, both in the US and abroad. Over the last half of her career, she has developed and managed a successful Service Learning program to integrate intermediate English language learners into US non-profit work environments as volunteers. Through this work, she has developed skills and learned best practices for interacting with internationals from varied English comprehension levels.
Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst, Author, Mediator, Workplace Wellness Expert and Coach, who has a passion for helping people work and live well. For the past two decades she has helped to reduce workplace stress and tension, and to build safe, respectful workplaces to protect employees from bullying, harassment, discrimination and the negative impacts of interpersonal conflicts. She is creator of the innovative, holistic Wellness Improvement System, Wellness Assessment and the Workplace Wellness Improvement Program. Joyce is also creator of Canada’s premier Wellness Coaching Training Certificate program, a world class coach certification program.
Julie Coates is an experienced researcher, teacher and trainer in the area of students with ASD. She teaches courses at the graduate level in adult and higher education for the University of South Dakota, does seminars, training and online courses for K-12 teachers, and has experience teaching in an elementary school. Coates wrote the pioneering book Generational Learning Styles. She authored a chapter on students with ASD as co-author of the new book, The Pedagogy of the 21st Century.