Chrysanthe Demetry

Associate Professor
Director, Morgan Teaching and Learning Center
Co-Director, Camp Reach
Mechanical Engineering

 

In her role as Director of the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center, Chrysanthe (Chrys) Demetry provides oversight for several internal grants programs that support innovative teaching, educational development, and curriculum development. She also provides individual teaching consultations for faculty, organizes the Food for Thought teaching and learning workshop and seminar series, and coordinates New Faculty Orientation and the New Faculty Mentoring Program. In partnership with other units on campus, the Center has been a key partner in developing professional development programs related to MQP and IQP advising; teaching that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion; and improving classroom spaces to support active and collaborative learning.

Natalie Farny

Associate Director
Biology & Biotechnology

As Associate Director of the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center, Natalie Farny is focused on the training and professional development of course assistants including graduate Teaching Assistants (TAs) and undergraduate Peer Learning Assistants (PLAs). She is working to expand the campus-wide PLA training program and add additional professional development opportunities for our TAs. She also works with faculty to incorporate TAs and PLAs into effective teaching teams, and helps departments and programs develop evaluation plans for their course assistants.

Kimberly LeChasseur

Research & Evaluation Associate
Morgan Teaching and Learning Center
Center for Project-Based Learning

As a Research & Evaluation Associate with the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center, Kimberly LeChasseur assists faculty in clarifying, documenting, communicating, and using what they know about the processes and effects of their teaching and research. Kimberly facilitates professional learning about research and evaluation through faculty learning communities and consults with faculty to facilitate scholarly writing and publishing on teaching and learning, co-design and draft evaluation and assessment plans, inform the selection or creation of assessments, and analyze data about the value and areas in need of improvement for faculty- and staff-led projects. Kimberly has a joint appointment with the Center for Project-Based Learning where she will be focusing specifically on WPI’s signature pedagogy and assisting colleges and universities in the shift to project-based classes, programs, and institutions. WPI community members who would like to arrange a conversation or consultation with Kimberly should complete this form.