Ashanti Morgan joined DePaul University's Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) in April 2011 as a Senior Instructional Technology Consultant. In this role, she works with the College of Communication and is charged with supporting faculty in the development, design, project management and implementation of all course modalities (F2F, hybrid, and online) and co-leads the Global Learning Experiences program. She became a nationally certified reviewer for Quality Matters' K-12/ Higher Education hybrid & online courses, and ensures efficacy and continuity in course design.
After one year of service, she accepted a management role and is now positioned to empower several staff members on her team meet institutional goals. In addition to her full-time role, Ashanti is an adjunct professor with DePaul University's School for New Learning. The course that she teaches is Introduction to Computer Productivity.
Prior to working at DePaul, Ashanti was employed for over five years at Chicago Public Schools' - Information & Technology Services. While there, Ashanti was afforded opportunities ranging from managing and developing the distance education program, developing the strategy to design and implement a technology literacy curriculum, to her final role of developing the training model for a custom-built data management system for district administrators.
Ashanti also worked at the U.S. Department of Education's North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) at Learning Point Associates where she developed online learning courses for at-risk high school students and the technology literacy curriculum for Chicago Public Schools.
Ashanti has her Masterâ€™s Degree in Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University. She also acquired her Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Organizational & Corporate Communication from Northern Illinois University.
With her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering to teach technology whenever possible, and traveling with her husband and children.