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Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Lynn University

Master of Education, Educational Technology with emphasis in Adult Learning and Training, Northern Arizona University

Nola Czarnik

Director, Content and Platform Strategy

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

The Center for Academic Innovation provides the space and opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who share my passion for creative problem-solving and expanding education to a diverse audience of learners.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Nola Czarnik is the Director of Content and Platform Strategy at the Center for Academic Innovation. In this role, Nola is responsible for expanding strategy and managing partnerships for the online learning portfolio, including open learning initiatives and degree programs. This work focuses on the continuous expansion of a diverse learning portfolio and implementation of impactful tools that remove barriers from learning.

Prior to her work at CAI, Nola was the Associate Vice President for Academic Innovation and Development at the University of Jamestown. In that role, she was initially tasked with helping develop the vision and implementation of an online learning division that focused on stackable certificate-to-degree programs. This work expanded to the oversight of course content within the online learning portfolio, vendor partnership management, LMS Administration, and the development of faculty training standards.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Engaging training and development strategies
  • Data-informed decision making
  • Finding comfort in chaos
  • Dance (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, etc.)
  • DIY farmhouse furniture