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The CER Staff is composed of full-time and part-time professionals as well as a core group of part-time student staff members. The CER staff expertise includes instructional design, instructional technology design and integration, software development, and infrastructure systems development.

Full Time Staff Members:

Amy Brusini Blackboard Training Specialist
Kelly Clark Program Manager
Brian Cole Senior Information Technology Specialist
Macie Hall Senior Instructional Designer
Mike Reese Associate Dean of University Libraries and Director, Center for Educational Resources
Reid Sczerba Multimedia Development Specialist
Richard Shingles Science Curriculum Design Consultant
Cheryl Wagner Program/Administrative Manager

Candice Dalrymple Founding Director of the Center for Educational Resources

Amy Brusini
Amy Brusini, Blackboard Training Specialist
BS, Music Education, Towson University
MS, Education, Johns Hopkins University
  • Blackboard instruction consultations
  • Instructional design and educational technology integration consultation
  • Workshops on Blackboard applications

Phone: 410-516-5340

Kelly Clark
Kelly Clark, Program Manager
The Teaching Academy
Gateway Sciences Initiative
BA, Leadership Studies, University of Richmond
  • Manages the Teaching Academy – Preparing Future Faculty Program for all JHU Ph.D. students and Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Consultations on resources and programs for future faculty preparation
  • Collaborates with other university career services and professional development groups for Ph.D. Students and Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Manages the Gateway Sciences Initiative and Symposia on Teaching and Learning in the Sciences

Phone: 410-516-0709

Brian Cole
Brian Cole, Senior Information Technology Specialist
Technology Operations/Instructional Design
BA, Liberal Arts, St. Johns College
  • Instruction & support for “clicker” and “flipped class” technologies
  • Turnitin consultations
  • Consultations on digital media formatting and presentation
  • Collaborates with other enterprise IT groups

Phone: 410-516-5418

Macie Hall

Macie Hall, Senior Instructional Designer
BA History of Art, Princeton University
MA History of Art, Johns Hopkins University
  • Project management on pedagogically related initiatives including TA and faculty training
  • Design, develop and deliver materials on instructional techniques and educational technologies.
  • Consultations on effective teaching strategies including use of digital resources
  • Create and implement instructional technology projects and advise faculty on development of instructional technology programs/projects/resources

Phone: 410-516-6165

Mike Reese
Mike Reese, Associate Dean of University Libraries and Director, Center for Educational Resources
BS, Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech
MEd, Instructional Technology, University of Virginia
Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins
  • CER staff and operations oversight
  • Instructional design and educational technology integration consultation to faculty
  • Grant-funded curriculum projects
  • Special software projects
  • Assessment services on educational research projects

Phone: 410-516-4192

Reid Sczerba
Reid Sczerba, Multimedia Development Specialist
BFA, Illustration, Maryland Institute College of Art
MA, Digital Art, Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Project lead for the Interactive Map Tool (multimedia authoring tool with image annotation)
  • Visual communication and design consultant
  • Special software projects
  • Innovative Instructor Series developer and publisher
  • Graphic design assistance for CER grant proposals

Phone: 410-516-5198

Richard Shingles Richard Shingles, Science Curriculum Design Consultant
BSc Honors Biology, Carleton
MSc Plant Sciences, Manitoba
PhD Horticultural Science, Guelph
BEd Science & Environmental Science, Toronto
  • Directs TA Training Institute
  • Teach Preparation for University Teaching credit course
  • Manage local CIRTL programming
  • Pedagogical consultation and training

Phone: 410-516-4679

Cheryl Wagner Cheryl Wagner, Program/Administrative Manager
  • Technology Fellows Program Manager
  • Initial contact for Blackboard related issues
  • Faculty e-Newsletter Coordinator
  • CER Budget Manager
  • CER Administrative Operations

Phone: 410-516-7181



Candice Dalrymple
Candice Dalrymple, Founder of the Center for Educational Resources
BA, European History, Bryn Mawr College
PhD, American History & Constitutional Law, University of Florida
  • Retired in June 2016