Chuck is well respected throughout the state of Iowa for his expertise in distance learning. Distance learning programs Chuck has helped develop and manage have received state and international awards for excellence. Currently, Chuck is the Director of Continuing Education and Professional Development within the School of Education at Drake University. In this position, he oversees the development and marketing of all online and video correspondence graduate courses. He also develops departmental policies, procedures, and initiatives.
Over his 25-year career, Chuck has worked at four different colleges and universities in the state of Iowa. He has developed training and support initiatives for both online and video conferencing instructors as well as managed a multimedia production facility where he worked with instructors to create digital objects for their online, blended, and face-to-face courses. Chuck is also skilled at live event production and has organized and managed events for various colleges and universities as well as corporations such as Warner Brothers Records and Ingram Entertainment. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Iowa Wesleyan College, a Master’s Degree from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Specialist in Education from Drake University.