Tracy Mendolia-Moore


Tracy A. Mendolia-Moore, M.A. Ed. is the Manager of 3D Educational Technology Innovations for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the Western University of Health Sciences. Tracy works with the faculty and staff of the university to assist in the creation and maintaince of innovative academic technology solutions using 3D technology for innovative teaching methods to enhance student learning outcomes. 

Tracy is passionate about technology and instructional design, and currently represents WesternU as the EDUCAUSE Ambassador for the university.  Additionally, she leads numerous presentations designed to educate the EdTech industry and campus-community on e-learning and innovative technology efforts in teaching.

Tracy is a member of the Google Women Techmakers, Golden Key International Honor Society, Girl Scouts of America, and is an alumnus of the Delta Zeta Sorority.  Tracy has been awarded a Letter of Appreciation from the United States Coast Guard, one of the highest honors a Civilian can receive, for widespread fundraising efforts benefitting the Chief Petty Officer’s Association in Kodiak, Alaska. 

Tracy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with an emphasis in Advertising from California State University, Fullerton, and a Master of Arts in Education degree with an emphasis in Educational Multimedia from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. IN 2024 Tracy will be completing her PhD from the University of North Texas with a research emphasis in Learning Technologies.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Higher Education Generative AI Readiness Assessment
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Contributor

    The Higher Education Generative AI Readiness Assessment is designed to provide a sense of your institution’s preparedness for strategic AI initiatives.

  • 7 Things You Should Know About Generative AI
    • Article
    • Contributor

    The release of ChatGPT and similar AI tools that generate content including text, images, and audio has prompted both excitement and apprehension among leaders, faculty, students, and others in higher education.

EDUCAUSE Presentations