Open SUNY COTE PD Associate: Donna
Donna Simiele has worked in the eLearning Department at Niagara County Community College (NCCC) since 2010 and currently in the position of eLearning Technology Support Coordinator and Instructional Designer. Also, Donna has been an adjunct faculty for the Business Education and Computer Information Science Departments at NCCC since 2002. Donna graduated from NCCC, earning an A.S. Degree in Data Processing and later a B.S. Degree from Empire State College in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Education and Technology. She has provided numerous workshops and presentations on online course development, web 2.0 tools, ANGEL/Blackboard, creating accessible content, online student success, and online course quality. Donna leads the NCCC Quality Review Project as an ongoing initiative to provide high quality online and hybrid courses to the NCCC community. In 2013 Donna achieved the SUNY Instructional Design Certificate and works with Open SUNY to provide Blackboard Migration Training to SUNY campuses across the state.