Conference Organizers

 

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    Hillary Steiner

    Conference Chair

    Hillary H. Steiner, Ph.D. is the Associate Director for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Psychological Science at Kennesaw State University. She is active in the SoTL community at the local, national, and international level, currently serving as a Regional Vice President (USA) of ISSOTL. She received the USG Board of Regents’ SoTL Award in 2017.

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      Jennifer Figueroa

      Operations Chair

      Jennifer Figueroa is the Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Kennesaw State University. As Conference Operations Chair, she serves as webmaster for the SoTL Summit website, provides logistical support for proposal submission and review, manages the registration process, and provides event management for both in-person and virtual conferences.

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        Sarah Gilitwala

        Graphic Designer & Platform Manager 


        Sarah Gilitwala is the Operations Coordinator for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Kennesaw State University. As the graphic designer, she designs all related graphics for both desktop and mobile versions of the conference. As the platform manager, she builds and coordinates the concurrent time slots between speakers on our conferencing platform, Sched.

        Additional Session Moderators:

        Tris Utschig, KSU CETL and Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
        Mandy McGrew, KSU CETL and Dept. of Interdisciplinary Studies
        Linda Stewart, KSU CETL and Dept. of English
        Este Jordan, KSU CETL and School of Government and International Affairs
        Chinasa Elue, KSU CETL and Dept. of Inclusive Education
        Letizia Guglielmo, KSU CETL, Depts. of English and Interdisciplinary Studies
        Carmen Skaggs, KSU CETL and Dept. of English
        Lisa Hedenstrom, KSU Wellstar School of Nursing
        Tyra Burton, KSU Dept. of Marketing and Professional Sales
        Sara Evans, KSU Dept. of Sociology and Criminal Justice
        M'lyn Spinks, KSU Wellstar School of Nursing
        Dan Niederjohn, KSU Dept. of Psychological Science
        Kristie Smith, KSU Dept. of Secondary and Middle Grades Education
        Sidni Justus, KSU Dept. of Psychological Science

        About CETL

        The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Kennesaw State University supports the integrated professional development of KSU graduate students, full- and part-time faculty, and administrators throughout their careers. CETL offers programs and services rooted in learning science, process education, human development, organizational development, and assessment theory. They work to cultivate a data-driven, institutional-wide culture of progressive improvement in support of student success.

        As part of their professional development for faculty, CETL hosts multiple external conferences and events. In addition to hosting the SoTL Summit each year, CETL has hosted the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED) conference, the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference, the Symposium for Part-time, Adjunct, and Contingent Educators (SPACE), and the Southeastern Teaching of Psychology (SETOP) conference.

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