Meet the Staff

Scott Berg

Scott Berg

Learning Management System Administrator
CL 405

As Learning Management System (LMS) Administrator, my primary responsibilities include maintaining the integration between Canvas and SIS to ensure students and faculty can access their courses. I can help add approved External Apps to Canvas courses, and I can help work towards getting new tools approved for Canvas integration. I support Kaltura (My Media) for adding multimedia content to... Read more »

Kathleen Gajeski

Kathleen Gajeski

Office Operations Associate
CL 408B

Terrah Jones

Terrah Jones

Teaching, Learning, & Technology Consultant
CL 405

Terrah holds BAs in Anthropology and Chemistry from Ripon College and an MA in Archaeology from UCLA. Her academic interests focus on the intersection of instructional technology and accessibility in education. Terrah’s personal hobbies include cooking and baking, reading, spinning and weaving, and playing video games or Dungeon and Dragons with friends. She is also very fond of animals and... Read more »

Nichole LaGrow

Nichole LaGrow

Instructional Designer
CL 405

Nichole’s background in higher education spans two decades and a variety of roles that all share a commitment to student learning. She enjoys working with faculty to create engaging student learning experiences that consider the intersection of pedagogy/andragogy, content, and technology.

In addition to her experiences as a facilitator of learning, Nichole is a lifelong... Read more »

Samantha Mahoney

Samantha Mahoney

Teaching, Learning, & Tech Consultant
CL 405

Sam holds a B.A. from UW-Eau Claire where she studied graphic design and illustration. Coming from an art background, Sam is interested in exploring how the principles of visual design can be applied in a digital learning environment for more effective teaching. In her free time Sam enjoys... Read more »

Rachel Scray

Rachel Scray

Teaching, Learning, and Technology Consultant
CL 405

Rachel holds a B.A. from UW-Green Bay where she studied History, Digital and Public Humanities, and Arts Management. Rachel’s academic interests include digital and public pedagogy, open access to educational resources, and art advocacy. Some of Rachel’s personal interests include hiking, crafting small Hobbit homes, reading, and spending time with her cats.

Kristin Vespia

Kristin Vespia

Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning | Professor of Psychology
CL 404J (CATL) & MAC C318 (Psychology)

Kris Vespia is the Director of CATL. She is a strong advocate for evidence-based pedagogies, the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), and equity-minded and inclusive teaching practices. She is also a Professor of Psychology and a counseling psychologist with an M.S. in Counseling (UW-Madison) and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (U of Iowa). In that role she has taught classes related to... Read more »

Friends of CATL

In addition to the team above, CATL works closely with centers, groups, and organizations across the University and the UW-System. While this list is not exhaustive we interact regularly with: