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Director
dfowler@tamu.edu | 979.845.0717 | 206A YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Program Design and (Re)Design
  • Transformative Doctoral Education Model
  • Organizational Leadership and Mentorship
  • Organizational Influence and Change
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning
  • Critical Thinking and Reflection
 
 

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Assistant Director

sheedah@tamu.edu | 979.845.0793 | 200G YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • ENG/SCEN/GEOS 677- College Classroom Teaching
  • CIRTL Cross-Network Operations Group Member
  • CIRTL TAMU Liaison
  • G.R.A.D. Aggies Unit Coordinator
  • Grad Student Professional Development in Teaching Program Lead
  • Academy for Future Faculty, Advisor
  • Graduate Teaching Consultant Program
  • Teaching Assistant Mentor Program
  • Teaching Assistant Institute (TAI)
  • TAI Outreach - School of Law, TAMU Galveston Campus
  • Individual Consulting for Graduate Students in Teaching Roles
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associates CIRTL MOOC Co-Facilitator
  • Teaching-as-Research (TAR) Fellow Co-Coordinator
  • Mentee To Mentor Graduate Programming Facilitator
 


Jean_Small-(1).jpgJean Layne, M.S.

Lead Instructional Consultant

jlayne@tamu.edu | 979.862.4269 | 200H YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Active Learning and Student Engagement
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Connecting Faculty and Student Success
  • Learning Outcomes and Course Design
  • Course Development Guide and Syllabus
  • Interpreting and Acting on Student Evaluation Feedback
  • Describing Teaching Impact
  

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Instructional Consultant
npoling@tamu.edu | 979.458.0387 | 200A YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Multimedia and Instructional Technology in Teaching & Learning
  • Student Motivation, Engagement, and Today's Student
  • Interactive Teaching Methods and Active Learning
  • Writing Effective Assessment Items
  • Effective Facilitation of Small Group Work
  •  Program Design and (Re)Design
 


Samantha Shields, M.Ed.Sam_Small.jpg

Instructional Consultant
s.shields@tamu.edu | 979.862.2080 | 200C YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Evidence-based Teaching Practices
  • Teaching and Learning (STEM Emphasis) 
  • Program Design and (Re)Design
 


 

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Instructional Consultant
adamhsmith@tamu.edu | 979.458.0338 | 200D YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Student Motivation and Classroom Engagement
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning
  • Active Learning Strategies
  • Transparent Assignment Design
  • Critical Reflection for Student Learning and Teaching Development
 



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English Language Proficiency Consultant
bcooper@tamu.edu | 979.458.4203 | 232 LAAH


Areas of Expertise:

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Adult Second Language Acquisition
  • American English Pronunciation
  • Language Assessment
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English Language Proficiency Consultant
glawsonpayne@tamu.edu | 979.458.9277 | 236 LAAH


Areas of Expertise:

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Adult Second Language Acquisition
  • American English Pronunciation
  • Language Assessment
 

 

Sherri MacWillie, M.Ed.Sherri_Small.jpg

Program Manager

smacwillie@tamu.edu | 979.862.1655 | 206E YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Event Management
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Advancement
  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Process Improvement
 


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Administrative and Business Support

kristen.brubaker@tamu.edu | 979.458.0386 | 206E YMCA


Areas of Expertise:

  • Montague-CTE Scholar Awards
  • Human Resources
  • Budget
  •  Accounts Payable
  • Purchasing
  • General Financial Support
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