Meet Our Staff

Leadership Team

Jason Rhode

Jason Rhode

Associate Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Digital Education
Tracy Miller

Tracy Miller

Director of Instructional Design and Development
Anna Richardson

Anna Richardson

Director of Online Learning
Stephanie Richter

Stephanie Richter

Director of Teaching Excellence and Support

Administrative Support

Name Title Phone Email Location
Amy Deegan Office Administrator 815-753-0595 AC107
Tina Moran Administrative Assistant 815-753-5361 AC107

Teaching Excellence and Support

Name Title Phone Email Location
Kevin Harris Instructional Support Coordinator 815-753-6402 AC112
Yvonne Johnson Multimodal Teaching Coordinator 815-753-2690 AC100G
Linh Nguyen Inclusive Teaching Coordinator 815-753-6011 AC100A
Amanda Smothers Teaching and Learning Coordinator 815-753-5803 AC116
Michael Strunk Multimedia Coordinator 815-753-7165 AC114
Michael Taylor Instructional Support Specialist 815-753-1385 AC112
Lindsay Vreeland Inclusive Teaching Coordinator 815-753-2455 AC100A

Instructional Design and Development

Name Title Phone Email Location
Diane Alberts Senior Instructional Designer 815-753-6874 AC100F
Megan Holt Online Teaching Coordinator 815-753-5320 AC100K
Christiane Ong-McCarthy Senior Instructional Designer 815-753-2401 AC100J
Cynthia Paralejas Senior Instructional Designer 815-753-4003 AC100H
Rob Piercy Senior Instructional Designer 815-753-3163 AC100J

Online Learning

Name Title Phone Email Location
Alex Hinton Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-6502 Remote
Tracy Jones Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-8659 Remote
Tedra Mewhirter Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-7989 Remote
Krista Schaade Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-1925 Remote
Richard Smith Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-2276 Remote
Corbin Tyson Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-6279 Remote
Joe Woolford Online Student Success Specialist 815-753-4215 Remote

Contact Us

Center for Innovative
Teaching and Learning

Phone: 815-753-0595

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