What Current UPCEA Members Are Saying
"It's wonderful to be back in the UPCEA community. My colleagues in the UW system and I are unanimously and enthusiastically supportive of the strengths of UPCEA!"
Matthew E. Vick, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
"All community colleges and universities would benefit from the expertise in online learning that UPCEA staff and members possess."
Barbara Kopp Miller, Ph.D., Dean
University of Toledo
"The UPCEA membership, without question, has been the best return on investment for our institution."
Pamela Wimbush, Associate Dean
Sacramento State University
"The esprit de corps exhibited by UPCEA staff and members is second to none."
J. Kim McNutt, Dean-College of Extended & International Education
California State University
"UPCEA provides us opportunities to collaborate in a way that no other organization offers."
Stacy Chiaramonte, Executive Director, Online and Professional Education
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
"Having access to UPCEA’s extensive resources was crucial to helping us successfully navigate a “new normal."
Mili Maldonado, Manager Continuing Ed
Florida International University
"UPCEA is the one place where I know I have a network of colleagues who are...willing to share their expertise and experience."
Christina Trombley, Ph.D., Executive Director of Drake Online and Continuing Education
“I attended an UPCEA Conversations with Colleagues on the topic of remote work. I used the information from that session to advocate for my team and we are now piloting new remote work arrangements...!”
Barbara Kopp Miller, Ph.D., Dean
University of Toledo
"I have not been part of another organization that can so quickly and easily
connect you with seasoned professionals and growth opportunities."
Kristin Hrynczuk, Instructional Technology Specialist
Western Michigan University
"One of the first things I did after accepting the position at Georgia State University was to become an UPCEA institutional member."
Kim Siegenthaler - Associate Provost for Online Strategies
Georgia State University
“Our team is discovering what a great resource the UPCEA network is, and everyone is becoming a fan! We look forward to our collaboration in the years ahead."
Charles Iacovou, Dean of the School of Professional Studies
Wake Forest University
"The UPCEA membership benefits that have been invaluable to me are the professional development resources, the benchmarking resources and the UPCEA Hallmarks of Excellence."
Dr. Tonya Amankwatia, Assistant Vice Provost of Distance Education & Extended Learning
North Carolina A&T State University
What UPCEA Partners are saying
"UPCEA’s history and focus on quality standards, best practices, and leadership in online learning have never been more important..."
Dr. Amy Smith, Chief Learning Officer
"UPCEA has provided us with a magnitude of engagement opportunities to bring our unique insights to their members."
Patrick Landis, Director North America Marketing
"UPCEA does a great job of creating the environment for meaningful interaction."
Bob Hieronymus - Vice President, Partnerships
Members love their discussion platform, CORe!
"I’ve used the CORe platform numerous times to benchmark for program and operations strategy..."
Beth Romanski, Director of Professional and Continuing Education
Maryland University of lntegrative Health
"Having access to the wealth of knowledge and experience UPCEA members hold is immeasurable."
Kirsten M. Zoller Director, Professional Education and Outreach
Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus
"The CORe community helped me solve complex problems, identify new directions, and gain perspective on my work."
Evan M. Silberman Sr., Director of Online Learning
NYU’s Stern School of Business
"This resource is an excellent way to get help, offer help to others, and network on a regular basis."
Angela Velez-Solic Director, Center for Teaching Excellence & Innovation
"I am SO IMPRESSED with the responses that I have received from this post! Thank you to everyone who has reached out - both directly through this post and via email. Some of the insight that we have gained through those conversations and connections has been critical for our success on this project."
Crystal Babowal, Assistant Director of Business and Leadership
UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education
UPCEA Professional Development - learn from the experts!
"It was very valuable to dedicate the time and space to think about my leadership style and strengths and how they relate to those I work with and manage and the institutional context. " (PCO Leader Certificate)
Billie Gastic Rosado, Associate Dean
NYU School of Professional Studies
"The networking and close relationships I’ve been able to establish with both the instructors and with like-minded colleagues across the continent have been most impactful. " (PCO Pro Certificate)
Saira Cooper, Director of Digital Learning, IT, & Operations
Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Rice University
"I thoroughly enjoyed all the courses in the certificate program. The instructors are simply fantastic and I am growing my network in this PCO area. " (PCO Pro Certificate)
Heather McCullough, Associate Director of Faculty Development
UNC Charlotte, School of Professional Studies
"Completing the PCO Professional Certificate has been instrumental in my work as both an instructor and advisor. I especially enjoyed the course on Forecasting, Budgeting, Markets, and Marketing as it has assisted our programs in identifying current trends with our student population and being able to plan our course offerings better. "
Fiyyaz Karim, Psy.D., ADDC/IBH Faculty
University of Minnesota - College of Continuing and Professional Studies
"Learning from and collaborating with my peers were highlights of the PCO Leadership program. The facilitators were knowledgeable and the courses and topics relevant, timely and well planned. I recommend this series to new and seasoned PCO leaders. " (PCO Leader Certificate)
Mary Ettling, Director of Online Services & Educational Outreach
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
"I learned a lot about the way that other institutions operate and that no two PCO units look alike" (PCO Pro Certificate)