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Donna Sobel, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of the Center for Faculty Development & Advacement

Donna is an associate professor emerita in the School of Education and Human Development.  She brings a broad set of skills to the CFD including her expertise inclusive and culturally responsive teaching practices. Donna has that rare combination of problem-solving talent and pedagogical expertise. She puts these skills to work in the classroom observations and teaching consultations she conducts.  A true “people person” Donna also works to support faculty through her leadership of the Faculty Mentoring Program.​

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Associate Professor of Instruction and Design, School of Education and Human Development

An award-winning educator, Joni is an associate professor of instructional design and technology in the School of Education and Human Development.  Joni has an extensive background in postsecondary teaching and learning and online education, with expertise in student engagement, course design, social media, and effective online teaching strategies.   Joni earned an MBA from California State University-Chico and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Colorado Denver.   


Lexie King​

Program Assistant, Center for Faculty Development & Advancement

As the program assistant, Lexie supports the Director and Faculty Fellows, planning and preparing for meetings and events, provides fiscal support and serves as the initial contact for the Center for Faculty Development & Advancment office.​ ​​

Gabriella ​H.

Student Assistant, Center for Faculty Development & Advancement

As the student assistant, Gabriella assists with program support. She is interested in the arts, and with her help, she will take charge of our webpage, registration links, flyers, and other creative tasks we have. 


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