Senior Educational Developers profiles

Trevor Holmes

Trevor Holmes

Associate Director

Email: tholmes@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 33408
Office: EC3 2009

As Associate Director, Dr. Trevor Holmes oversees the Senior Educational Developers at the Centre for Teaching Excellence. His focus is on our strategic priorities and overall approach to supporting teaching at Waterloo.

Prior to joining CTE, Trevor worked at a variety of universities teaching courses, supporting faculty and teaching assistants through educational development offices, and advising undergraduates. Trevor earned a PhD (English, York University) with the dissertation "Goth Rhizomes: Queer Difference in Minor Gothic Literature." A popular workshop facilitator at the national and international levels, Trevor is also interested in questions of identity in teaching and teaching development. Since 2015, he has taught an introductory course in the Gender and Social Justice program (formerly Women’s Studies). 

Veronica Brown

Veronica Brown

Sr. Educational Developer, Curriculum & Quality Enhancement

Email: veronica.brown@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 31096
Office: EC3 2023B​
Pronouns: she/her/hers

As Senior Educational Developer, Curriculum & Quality Enhancement, Veronica Brown provides oversight and facilitative support for departmental and Faculty-wide curriculum planning initiatives. She also leads the development and implementation of the Centre’s assessment plan for understanding the impact and quality of our work. Veronica works closely with colleagues across campus who support program development and review, including members of the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic, the Quality Assurance Office, and the Graduate Studies Office.

Katherine Lithgow

Katherine Lithgow

Sr. Educational Developer, Integrative & Experiential Learning

Emailklithgow@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37076
Office: EC3 2023A

As Senior Educational Developer, Integrative & Experiential Learning, Katherine Lithgow facilitates e-portfolio and integrative learning initiatives, supporting instructors across campus with the design and implementation of activities that help students integrate learning in academic, workplace, community and social environments. 

Mark Morton

Mark Morton

Sr. Educational Developer, Inquiry & Communications

​Email: mmorton@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37765
Skype: mmorton@uwaterloo.ca 
Office: EC3 2023C
Pronouns: he/him/his

As Senior Educational Developer, Inquiry & Communications, Dr. Mark Morton helps instructors and staff discover and use new learning technologies in pedagogically effective ways.

Mary Power

Mary Power

Sr. Educational Developer, Faculty Programs

Email: m2power@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 35931
Office: EC3 2023D

As Senior Educational Developer, Faculty Programs, Mary Power develops programming that promotes the effective use of the online environment in on-campus courses.

Svitlana Taraban-Gordon

Svitlana Taraban-Gordon

Sr. Educational Developer, Graduate Programs & Internationalization

Email: staraban@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37110
Office: EC3 2011
Pronouns: she/her/hers

As Senior Educational Developer, Graduate Programs & Internationalization, Dr. Svitlana Taraban-Gordon works with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and supervises graduate-student staff who contribute to the work of CTE. Her primary role is coordinating teaching certificate programs for graduate students, including the Fundamentals of University Teaching and the Certificate in University Teaching