Staff

1Michael Sukowski
Director
LIB 304-2
773-995-2501
msukowsk@csu.edu

 

 

Mr. Sukowski guides the present and future direction of the CTRE, but also is directly involved in grants, faculty development, online learning, and special projects.  Mr. Sukowski holds a Master of Education degree in Instructional Design and Technology and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration with a Specialization in Adult Learners.  His focus is faculty development and instructional design.  Recent publications and presentations include: The Changing Learner (The Strategic Management of Higher Education: Serving Students as Customers for Institutional Growth); Come and Get Fed: A CAFÉ Experience of Professional Development for Faculty at Concordia University Chicago, and Reaching the Tipping Point: The Interconnectedness of a School Leadership Program.

1Tenell Edingburg
Academic Advising Specialist
LIB 323
773-995-3867
tedingbu@csu.edu

 

 

Ms. Edingburg is responsible for the coordination of information, resources, and development for the academic advisors and will serve as the advisors’ point person for support and information. Ms. Edingburg earned her Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree with an emphasis in Project Management from Kaplan University, and a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree with an emphasis in Computer Science from Roosevelt University. She comes to CSU having built a professional record of excellence working in academia.

1Theodis Garth
IT Specialist/System Administrator
LIB 315
773-995-2285
tgarth@csu.edu

 

 

Mr. Garth's primary responsibilities include site-wide management for Chicago State University’s Learning Management System (LMS), Moodle.  This includes monitoring Moodle to maintain a high level of optimization and functionality for students and faculty, as well as providing technical support for CTRE and Library Information Services (LIS) staff computing.  Mr. Garth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information System Technology and a Master of Science degree in Workforce Education and Technical Education from Southern Illinois University.

1Rochelle Johnson
Program Specialist
LIB 314
773-995-2456
rjohns30@csu.edu

 

 

Ms. Johnson's primary responsibilities include assisting instructors and students in engaging with online learning at Chicago State University. Ms. Johnson obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Technology and Education at Chicago State University, is a former Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) fellow, and is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology at Northern Illinois University. 

1Pamela Jones-Davis
Administrative Assistant
LIB 318
773-995-2960
pjones20@csu.edu

 

 

Ms. Jones-Davis' primary responsibilities include managing the daily operations and communications of the CTRE.  She works closely with each member of the team to ensure that central projects and services are handled effectively and efficiently. Of particular importance is her work with ensuring that CTRE grants are handled with the utmost integrity and scrutiny.

1James Kowalski
Faculty Development Specialist
LIB 304-1
773-995-2498
jkowalsk@csu.edu

 

 

Mr. Kowalski's primary responsibilities include developing training opportunities for faculty to broaden and hone their skills as both teachers and researchers.  He is also responsible for communications in the CTRE (including its newsletters, website, and Twitter account), and managing special projects for faculty, such as New Faculty Orientation, the Faculty Recognition Ceremony, and the Provost’s Colloquium.  Mr. Kowalski earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago, and his Master of Science in Education degree from Northwestern University. In April 2013, he received Certified Faculty Developer status by the Learning Resources Network.