WCET's 28th Annual Meeting

Chief Professional Development Officer
California Community Colleges’ Online Education Initiative
Autumn Bell is currently the chief professional development officer for the California Community Colleges’ Online Education Initiative (OEI). Prior to joining the OEI Management Team, Bell was with Fresno City College, first as an online instructor and then as the college’s first director of Distance Education and Instructional Technology. She previously worked at the University of New Mexico as a Senior training and development specialist. While there, she earned her Master’s in Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology with an emphasis in Distance Education. In her current position, Bell works to ensure that California’s 113 Community Colleges have the training and support needed to increase student completion and success rates in online courses using the rich selection of tools provided by the Online Education Initiative.