Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research

About Us

Mission Statement

The Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER) fosters the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of disciplinary and interdisciplinary learner-centered instruction; promotes and recognizes excellence in higher education instruction; supports and conducts research on the scholarship of teaching and learning; and advocates for a campus climate that values educating the whole student through effective, innovative and transformative instruction.

Personnel Information

Kim Filer
Director
Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning
kfiler@vt.edu
540-231-2685
Danielle Lusk
Associate Director
dlusk@vt.edu
540-231-7930
Tiffany Shoop
Assistant Director
tshoop@vt.edu
540-231-0785
Leslie Williams
Coordinator
lawill1@vt.edu
540-231-3954
Jenna Haynes
Professional Development Fellow
jenna4@vt.edu
540-231-2173
Stephan Munz
Professional Development Fellow
munzst@vt.edu
540-231-2173
Veronica van Montfrans
Professional Development Fellow
vanmonv@vt.edu
540-231-2173
Bonnie Alberts
Office Manager
balberts@vt.edu
540-231-5212