Tara Whitson is the Manager for Online Instructional Support division within the Center for Instructional Innovation at Tarleton State University where she plays a significant role in developing and maintaining online and hybrid courses/programs in the Learning Management System. Tara leads a team of full-time staff and student workers who support the faculty and student support desk for online instructional tools. In addition, Tara is the System administrator who coordinates Managed Hosting services for Tarleton's LMS Blackboard Learn. Tarleton State University currently offers 10 Undergraduate and 10 Graduate level fully online programs, over 1300 hybrid courses, and over 500 fully online courses within an academic semester. Tara has received a Masters of Science degree in Information System and a Bachelor of Business Administation degree in Computer Information Systems.