Save the Date – Celebration of Teaching 2021

Wednesday, May 19th & Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Keynote Speaker
Portrait of Dr. Thomas Tobin
Dr. Thomas J. Tobin

Thomas J. Tobin is the Program Area Director for Distance Teaching & Learning on the Learning Design, Development, & Innovation (LDDI) team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His also an internationally recognized speaker and author on topics related to quality in technology-mediated education, especially copyright, evaluation of teaching practice, academic integrity, and accessibility/universal design for learning.

Learn more about Dr. Tobin.

Ellis Library offers all MU Users access to Dr. Tobin’s book “Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone

Featured Presenter – Tia Brown McNair
Featured Presenter – Paul Hanstedt
Featured Presenter – Carolyn Stallard
Dr. Tia Brown McNair is the Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success and Executive Director for the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in Washington, DC. She oversees both funded projects and AAC&U’s continuing programs on equity, inclusive excellence, high-impact practices, and student success. Dr. McNair will be joining Celebration of Teaching to discuss her publication: Becoming a Student-Ready College: A New Culture of Leadership for Student Success.

Learn more about Dr. McNair.

Ellis Library will be offering all MU Users access to her book Becoming a Student-Ready College: A New Culture of Leadership for Student Success soon.

Dr. Paul Hanstedt is the founding director of the Harte Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington & Lee University. He is experienced in leading general education and pedagogical reform in both the U.S. and Asia, and is the recipient of several teaching awards, including a 2013 State Council for Higher Education in Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award and the 2014 CASE-Carnegie Virginia Professor of the Year Award. He has authored several books, including General Education Essentials and Creating Wicked Students, and his work appears regularly in Liberal EducationFaculty Focus, and Inside Higher Ed.

Learn more about Dr. Hanstedt.

Ellis Library offers all MU Users access to Dr. Hanstedt’s book Creating Wicked Students“.

Portrait of Carolyn StallardCarolyn Stallard is an Instructional Designer at Guttman Community College (CUNY – City University of New York), Adjunct Music Instructor at Brooklyn College (CUNY), and freelance music performer/instructor. She serves as Project Manager for The CUNY Games Network – a network of professionals dedicated to game-based learning in higher education – and is an alumnus of the Graduate Center (CUNY), where she mentored graduate students teaching at CUNY through her role as the GC’s premiere Senior Teaching Fellow. Carolyn is also a three-term alumnus of AmeriCorps*VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America), through which she guided university instructors in the creation and implementation of service/experiential learning opportunities for students.