WCET's 28th Annual Meeting

Instructional Design Project Manager for Special Project Grants
Colorado Community College System
Brenda M. Perea is the instructional design project manager for Special Project Grants at Colorado Community College System. Perea is central to developing a system wide digital badging credential system which entails building collaboration between a consortium of colleges and workforce to identify and target workforce skills not apparent in our courses, certificates and degrees. She understands the need for business and education partnerships to define career pathways to ensure relevancy in post-secondary education and career training. Perea cares deeply about advancing opportunities for Colorado residents. Prior to her current position, her projects for the Colorado Community College System include providing instructional design training and technical assistance for 300 hybrid and online course developments, while serving as a central resource for publishing grant material to OER. She has spent the last 15 years in the instructional design field, with projects spanning academia, corporate and government/military. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico in Business Administration-Finance and Marketing Management, a Master's of Science degree in Teaching and Learning from Shenandoah University and a Certificate in Public Administration-Educational Leadership from Shenandoah University.