Meet the Staff

Scott Berg

Scott Berg

Learning Management System Administrator
CL 405

As Learning Management System (LMS) Administrator, my primary responsibilities include maintaining the integration between Canvas and SIS to ensure students and faculty can access their courses. I can help add approved External Apps to Canvas courses, and I can help work towards getting new tools approved for Canvas integration. I support Kaltura (My Media) for adding multimedia content to... Read more »

Kathleen Gajeski

Kathleen Gajeski

Office Operations Associate
CL 408B

Luke Konkol

Luke Konkol

Instructional Designer
CL 405

Luke's pedagogical interests include: active learning; culturally responsive/relevant pedagogy (CRP); games, simulations, and reenactment; learning pathways; data visualization; digital/virtual heritage; authoring; the performative aspects of teaching and learning; classroom culture; and ungrading.

Luke is also a graduate student in anthropology at UW-Milwaukee. His research... Read more »

Nichole LaGrow

Nichole LaGrow

Instructional Designer
CL 405

Nichole’s background in higher education spans two decades and a variety of roles that all share a commitment to student learning. She enjoys working with faculty to create engaging student learning experiences that consider the intersection of pedagogy/andragogy, content, and technology.

In addition to her experiences as a facilitator of learning, Nichole is a lifelong... Read more »

Samantha Mahoney

Samantha Mahoney

Teaching, Learning, & Tech Consultant
CL 405

Sam holds a B.A. from UW-Eau Claire where she studied graphic design and illustration. Coming from an art background, Sam is interested in exploring how the principles of visual design can be applied in a digital learning environment for more effective teaching. In her free time Sam enjoys... Read more »

Kristin Vespia

Kristin Vespia

Professor of Psychology
MAC C318

Dr. Vespia is a counseling psychologist who teaches classes related to psychopathology, psychotherapy, and human diversity. She has research interests in college student mental health, the intersection of culture and mental health, career development, and the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). In addition to her work as a Psychology faculty member, she has been the Director of the... Read more »

Friends of CATL

In addition to the team above, CATL works closely with centers, groups, and organizations across the University and the UW-System. While this list is not exhaustive we interact regularly with: