Meet the LPD Trainers

Get to know the Trainers of the Learning and Professional Development team.

The Team

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The Learning and Professional Development team is a group of Instructional Designers who have a passion for developing high-quality, pedagogically-sound learning materials for NAU’s diverse community of Faculty, Staff, and Students. They specialize in the development of eLearning Courses specifically for the training needs of the NAU community and teaching a variety of hands-on courses related to technologies supported by NAU Information Technology Services.


Visit us at www.nau.edu/its/learn to find out more about the services we offer. We are also available to develop custom trainings and eLearning modules for NAU departments. Contact us at prodev@nau.edu with your training needs!




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Steve Montague: Team Lead

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Degree:

AA. CIS
BS BA Management

Certifications:

Microsoft Certified Trainer
MCAS 2007, 2010

About:

With over a decade of experience with instructional design and professional development in higher education at Northern Arizona University, Steve is keenly aware of the challenges facing higher education. More is being required of faculty, staff, and students than ever before. Technology allows us to reach more people and perform more tasks, but technology is only effective when seamlessly woven in to learning experience. Steve focuses on using the ADDIE model for development and is always willing to help others in the learning community enrich their content. In Steve's spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, and enjoy the beauties that Flagstaff and Arizona have to offer. Steve is a member of several professional organizations and groups:
  •          Project Management Institute (PMI)
  •          eLearning Guild
  •          ASTD

Alex Hatcher

Trainer_Alex

Degree:

B.A. Anthropology
M.A. Anthropology M.Ed. Educational Technology

Certifications:

Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Office Specialist
Adobe Certified Associate in Web Communication using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

About:

Alex has been a part of NAU's Learning and Professional Development team since 2011 and has played various other support and training roles within NAU ITS since 2008. Through her unique experience in both anthropology and the IT world, she understands the interactions between people and technology and focuses on the communicative power of technology. Alex believes that with the right training, everyone can use technology to enhance their daily lives. Alex is a life long learner and geek at heart.

Savannah Barr

Trainer_Savannah

Certifications:

Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Office Specialist
Adobe Certified Associate in Web Communication using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

About:

Savannah has been a part of NAU's Learning and Professional Development team since 2011. Because of her graphic design background, Savannah believes that good design and successful technology go hand in hand. It is her goal to use visually appealing trainings to engage users and make learning more enjoyable. In her free time, Savannah enjoys painting and drawing, and volunteering both on campus and in the Flagstaff community. 

Kegan Remington

Trainer_Kegan

Degree:

B.S. Computer Information Systems
M.Ed. Educational Technology

Certifications:

Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Office Specialist
Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop CS6

About:

Kegan, a fresh face to the Learning and Professional Development team, has been an Instructional Technology Specialist and active learning advocate in higher education since 2006. He has a keen interest in developing life-long learning opportunities, and helping people gain the technical skills necessary to operate in an increasingly digital society. In addition to his technology focus in higher education, Kegan is also an outdoor enthusiast, conservationist, and avid advocate for childhood programs throughout Arizona. He is an active volunteer and founding member of the Southwest Kids’ Cancer Foundation, and an activity coordinator with Arizona Camp Sunrise, a summer camp experience for kids who have or have had cancer.


Brienna Trow

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About:

Brienna, a new addition to the Learning and Professional Development team, is an Electronic Media and Film major here at NAU.  Her knowledge of editing and creativity is an important aspect of the team and is regularly utilized.  She primarily uses Adobe Captivate, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Premiere, but is widening her knowledge on many other programs.  Her primary goal is to create interesting and interactive courses in order to further enrich the learning experience.  She is a movie and food enthusiast and enjoys adding to her collection of various Disney merchandise.


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Training is provided on ITS supported software. 

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