Andrei brings to UMA and University College, experience generating and supporting a vision for faculty professional development. His strengths are illustrated in his partnering with faculty to assess their needs and goals, in his ability to to determine relevant and creative action steps to meet those goals, and with his targeted expertise in ed. technologies, online pedagogical approaches and distance course delivery.
With over 15 years of full-time classroom teaching experience at the University Maine, Colby College and Bates College, Andrei understands needs and challenges that faculty face – and he speaks their language. He strongly believes that student engagement in any course – face-to-face, distance, or blended – is the key to success for student achievement and faculty expectations of learning outcomes.