Academic Innovations, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Start Date  July 1, 2002 - March 4, 2013

Responsible for establishing and leading student service projects in support of Minnesota Online and Academic Innovations. A number of these projects are highlighted in this online portfolio. Recent projects would include:

- eFolioMinnesota: this award winning effort provided an electronic portfolio infrastructure for the Minnesota;
- GPS LifePlan partnership: an award-winning student success effort that is now being deployed around the state;
- SMARTHINKING: management of the master contract that provided online tutoring services for the System;
- LifeOnline (partnership with Peter Johnson SCC): innovative effort to deploy an orientation to online learning.

Other notable projects and efforts include:

- CENTSS: Center for Transforming Student Services;
- eLearning/eFolio Summit: statewide effort bringing together "e" best (or most promising) practices from Minnesota's K-20 community;
- eStudent Services and Tutoring work groups: Systemwide efforts focused on best and most promising student affairs practices;
- eFolioWorld: commercialization of eFolioMinnesota operations for non-Minnesota education organizations;
- Minnesota Learning Commons: a joint powers organization with the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Education, and the Minnesota State colleges and Universities.

Supervisory responsibilities included:
- DARS/CAS (now u.Select) team: a talented team of individuals responsible for day-to-day operations;
- Inter-agency staff: project-based staff, this included supervision of our eFolio instructional designer Lynne Groves (faculty South Central College).

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