Donna Qualters, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Donna works with faculty to create a community of teacher scholars to share best practices to promote student learning. Her areas of interest include assessment, active learning, reflective practice, ethical inquiry, and experiential education. She has published extensively in the field of education including two books on teaching. She is an Associate Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health, and an Adjunct Professor in Education. (Donna Qualters’ curriculum vitae)
Annie Soisson, Associate Director, email@example.com
Annie works with faculty to foster teaching innovation and to facilitate improved learning outcomes for Tufts students. She was raised in southwestern Pennsylvania and has lived, studied and worked in Malawi, France and England. She holds graduate degrees in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Boston University. Annie and her husband Brad Harrington, Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family, have three children – Maggie, Hannah, & Dillon.
Roberta Sullivan, Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Roberta maintains the administrative side of CELT, coordinating meetings and serving as the main point of contact for the center. Please feel free to contact her with any general questions. She received her B.A. from Simmons College in Boston and has previous experience working with Fidelity Investments and State Street Bank. Roberta was born and raised in Medford and now resides in Malden with her husband Bill and their three college aged children.
Patricia Sandler, Senior Teaching and Learning Associate, email@example.com
Patricia works with faculty to support interdisciplinary course design and faculty-student engagement. Born and raised in South Africa, she has lived, studied, and worked in Zimbabwe, Portugal, and Brazil. She draws on her experience as a faculty member teaching courses on African and Latin American music in universities and colleges, as well as her administrative experience in faculty development and university-wide initiatives. She enjoys hiking with her friends and family in the Colorado mountains, and is an avid tennis player.
Flora Chan, Graduate Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Flora researches teaching innovations, writes for the center’s newsletter, and writes and designs resources for the CELT and Teaching@Tufts websites. Flora’s research interests include higher education, specifically, researching and exploring ways to create programs that facilitate seamless transitions for first generation college students into rigorous university programs. Flora is a fully certified high school history teacher. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Tyler Agyemang, Undergraduate Assistant, email@example.com
Tyler Agyemang is a sophomore at Tufts University majoring in Philosophy. He enjoys reading, traveling, and learning languages. At the CELT center, he puts together the ALD outreach database and reviews of the Booster program.