Our Advisory Board
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Advisory Board serves in a voluntary capacity to assist the Center’s Director in addressing the development needs of Grand View faculty members, leading to improved student learning. The Board’s assistance is requested to:
Guide long-term planning for CETL and its role at Grand View, including addressing issues such as the Center’s mission, goals, and strategies.
Identify and prioritize major teaching and learning needs and opportunities across the university; suggest ways for CETL programs, services, and resources to address these issues.
Serve as advocates and liaisons for CETL within divisions/units and the broader university community.
Provide direction on assessment of CETL’s effectiveness and review results; strategize about ways to build on strengths and address challenges.
Advise on teaching and learning programs, policy issues, and other faculty development initiatives.
Members of the Advisory Board include:
Ms. Sharon Brindle, Assistant Professor of Education and Education Field Placement Coordinator
Dr. Idit Hazan, Professor of Biology
Dr. Cathy Homard, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Dr. Kathy Peterson, Professor of Psychology
Mr. Robert Ruisch, Assistant Professor of Accouting
Mr. Josh Ryther, Associate Professor of Art and Design
Mr. Steve Snyder, Professor of Humanities
Dr. Zeb Sullivan, Assistant Professor of Health Physical Education
Dr. Amy Getty, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Professor of English
Ms. Pam Christoffers, Special Assistant to the Provost
Mrs. Karly Good, Instructional Technology Specialist for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Ms. Pam Rees, Director of the Library
Dr. Patty Williams, Dean for Graduate and Adult Programs