principal staff 

Dr. Joan D. McMahon  icon for collapse hide Show/Hide Detail    icon for email link email  icon for resume resumespacer 
Joan graduated with an Ed.D. from George Washington University and has worked in the area of faculty and curriculum transformation for over 30 years. She has been teaching online since 1997.
At Towson University (MD) she has been a Professor of Human Resource Development and used her background in adult education and training as the Faculty Coordinator at the Center for Instructional Advancement and Technology. She was among the cohort of University of Maryland faculty who developed online courses in the Web-Initiative-in-Teaching project. She also taught in the Health Science Department and was instrumental in developing national standards for health educators upon which curricula were based. Her area of expertise is behavior change for lifelong impact. Joan is a certified QM™ peer reviewer, instructional designer, and trainer.
  


Marj Ashcraft     icon for collapse hide Show/Hide Detail    icon for email link email  icon for resume resumespacer
Marj received a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Towson University and has a strong background in online learning, instructional design, adult education and training. Since 2000, Marj has taught web and hybrid graduate courses in Team Building and Professional Development as an adjunct faculty at Towson University. Both she and Dr. McMahon co-authored online training modules for the Maryland Online Faculty Online Technology Training Consortium (FOTTC); and with two other online educators, they led a national Delphi study demonstrating the value of a faculty peer review rubric in effectively assessing online courses. Marj is a QM™ trained peer reviewer. As a Senior Underwriter/Supervisor and Project Coordinator at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, Marj designed and implemented cross training programs from PC-based tutorials to face-to-face and self-directed learning at departmental and divisional levels. She also co-designed and taught courses for Baltimore County Adult Education.
  


Todd Abramovitz  icon for collapse hide Show/Hide Detail    icon for email link email   icon for resume resumespacer
Todd received his M.S. in Instructional Design from Towson University and has worked in Art, Internet, Multimedia, and Computer Graphics for both Baltimore County Public Schools and the Community College of Baltimore County. He has been teaching online since 2002. Todd has used his art, technology and instructional design background to develop innovative strategies for incorporating multimedia into instruction. He developed web-based teaching tools and online courses for the faculty of the Community College of Baltimore County. Todd's interest in online learning extends into his development of Online Learning tools that transition the traditional learner to the online environment. He is currently working on standards for online program development. Todd holds a Maryland K-12 Teaching Certificate, is a member of Maryland Online and Sloan-C, and is a QM™ trained peer reviewer. 
  


Marc Meoli icon for collapse hide Show/Hide Detail    icon for email link email   icon for resume resumespacer
Marc received his Master’s Degree in Liberal and Professional Studies and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Management and Leadership Development from Towson University. He has been an adjunct online faculty at Towson University and is a QM™ trained peer reviewer. Currently, Marc is AVP/Business Analyst for a Baltimore financial institution. His professional experience in the financial services industry spans fifteen years, and he has a diverse background in retail services, operations and management, and in the delivery of technology solutions.
  

Annie C. McMahon  icon for collapse hide Show/Hide Detail    icon for email link email  icon for resume resumespacer 
Annie received her Master's Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Vermont (Burlington) and has taught Biology, Chemistry and Forensic Science at the high school level.
  
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