The CLT team is composed of members with diverse backgrounds and experiences but have the common goal of supporting faculty to enhance learning, student engagement, and success.
Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching
Glenné came to Oklahoma City Community College in 2009. Her 20 years of educational experience includes educational research at the University of Oklahoma's K20 Center, high school principal, Chemistry and Biological Sciences instructor, and multiple leadership positions. One of Glenne's passions is the pursuit of increased student engagement and innovative teaching practices. She works diligently to research and explore the possibility of incorporating these strategies into OCCC classrooms.
Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Jason Cimock has been working in higher education for nearly seven years as an academic reference and instruction librarian. He has an M.L.I.S from Wayne State University, an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Central Oklahoma, and is currently pursuing a second bachelor’s degree in computer science. Jason is passionate about education and committed to helping faculty improve learning outcomes through the judicious use of instructional technology. His research interests include mobile learning, experiential learning, mobile app development, and artificial intelligence.
Student Engagement and Technical Specialist
Morgan Felty is a 2003 OCCC graduate with an Associate's Degree in Sociology. Morgan worked in the student testing center from 2004-2008 and then moved to his current role. He enjoys working in the educational environment and strives to provide excellent service to students, faculty, and staff. Morgan embraces the challenges of working in the ever-advancing field of instructional technology and prides himself on being able to continually meet the shifting technical support needs of the college's students.
Assistant to the Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching
Valerie Havrilla began as an OCCC student in 2003 and graduated with an A.A.S. in Computer Science in 2005. That same year, she began employment with OCCC as the Assistant to the TeleLearning Department. Her duties quickly expanded to include online student tech support and assisting with the Instructional Technology Center. In 2010, Valerie began her current position where she is committed to support multiple aspects of the CLT. Valerie continues to show her flexibility and resourcefulness as she works to help the CLT team accomplish their goals and the goals of the college.
Course Design Consultant
Glenda Prince has worked at Oklahoma City Community College for 24 years, 22 of which were focused on distance/online education. Glenda has a masters' degree from the University of Oklahoma in Adult and Higher Education with an emphasis in Distance Education. As part of the Center for Learning and Teaching team since 2009, she continues to support students with online student information in various ways in order to help them succeed. Glenda is committed to student success and believes it is the real meaning of why we do what we do. She finds it very rewarding to collaborate with and provide support to faculty developing and teaching courses, considering innovative teaching strategies and technologies, and utilizing the College's learning management system.
Center for Learning and Teaching Assistant
Veronica Sauceda is originally from San Antonio, Texas and has lived in Oklahoma for eight years. She began her collegiate work at Oklahoma City Community College. OCCC gave her the academic success she needed to achieve her goal of attaining a college degree. Veronica serves as the receptionist for the CLT as well as coordinating room reservations, technology checkout, and online student materials. She greets guests with a smile and is excited to be able to assist faculty, staff, and students.