Heidi comes to CELT with more than two decades of experience in higher education. She holds a Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Instructional Development from Southern Illinois University. Her career began in corporate training and transitioned to higher education when she established a distance education interactive video program at Southern Illinois University. Over the years, she has consulted a plethora of faculty to support their teaching goals in traditional classroom and distance learning environments. She has designed and conducted a variety of hands-on training and workshops to support faculty. Heidi’s passion is in improving teaching and learning, incorporating best practices in online instruction, promoting student engagement, and providing faculty development.