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Theresa Gilliard-Cook | Instructional Designer, SUNY Oswego

Current Position and Past Experience
Theresa Gilliard-Cook serves as the Senior Instructional Designer at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego. In this role, she leads a team of Instructional Designers to support faculty in online course development as well as provide consultation and assistance to teaching faculty regardless of modality. Prior to joining staff at SUNY Oswego in 2012, Theresa was part of the Design Team at Syracuse University’s Project Advance (SUPA), a position she held for three years. She concurrently served as a Teaching Assistant, Graduate Assistant and Adjunct Faculty Member while at Syracuse.

From 1998-2007, Theresa held a number of positions at Onondaga Community College, including Coordinator of Computing Support and Technology Support Manager. She served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Onondaga as well.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Theresa earned her BS in Information Management and Technology from Syracuse University in 1996 and her MS in Telecommunications and Network Management from the same institution in 2001. She expects to earn her CAS in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation (IDD&E) from Syracuse soon.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Outside of work, Theresa enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and Kody, her husky mix. She also loves to be outdoors near the water, especially Lake Ontario (which can be seen from her office window!).

Connect
Gilliard-Cook can be found on Twitter @tgilliardcook and LinkedIn.
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