Dr. Skylar works as Manager of the Quality Assurance Blended-Online Program with the CSU Chancellor’s Office Center for Academic Technology Innovations (CATI) to support campuses in leadership efforts to develop online and hybrid courses. She serves as the CSU Institutional Representative for Quality Matters and holds various QM certifications, as well as provides QM and QOLT systemwide training. Previous to this role she served 2 ½ years as the Director for Online Education for Cal State Online, 8 years as an Associate Professor in Special Education and 2 years as a Faculty Associate in the Technology Center at CSU Northridge. Dr. Skylar’s expertise areas are in UDL, ATI, Distance Education, Strategic Planning, and Instructional Design.
Dr. Vinopal is a Senior Instructional Developer of 20 years with a Masters Degree in Educational Technology/Instructional Design from San Diego State University and doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership at USC. Go Trojans! She has worked at CSUSM for over 12 years and prior to that lead the instructional development team for the San Diego Community College District. Currently, she also works as the the QLT (Quality Learning & Teaching) Course Manager for the CSU QA Blended-Online Program. She has special expertise in integrating new technology into online courses using pedagogical strategies and outcomes, as well as being a LMS administrator for many years.