Hillary Steiner, Ph.D.
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.
Jennifer Figueroa is the Acting 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.
Conference Technologies and UX Coordinator
Grant Kennedy is the Conference Technologies and UX Coordinator for Summit 2021. Grant
is responsible for building and organizing the interactive program for the 2021 virtual
conference through the Sched platform. Additionally, Grant provides support in all technological and logistical aspects
of Summit 2021.
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.