General

First Name

Kim

Middle Initial

A

Last Name

Scalzo

Job Title

Executive Director, Open SUNY

Organization

Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence

Country

United States

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Contact Info

Website

http://open.suny.edu

Extended Profile

Interests

Online Learning, Continuing Professional Development, Quality Standards and Quality Assurance, Strategic Planning, Assessment

Biography

Kim Scalzo is the Executive Director of Open SUNY, SUNY’s online learning initiative at the System level. Open SUNY includes a set of supports and initiatives for students, faculty, and campuses designed to help ensure quality and success in online learning. Kim is responsible for strategic leadership of Open SUNY, ensuring quality and excellence in the Open SUNY operations, managing relationships with SUNY campuses, and aligning Open SUNY services and supports with the system priorities of improving Access to a SUNY education, increasing the number of students who Complete SUNY programs, and ensuring that SUNY programs prepare students for Success in their lives and careers. She has 25 years of experience in higher education with a focus on continuing education and online learning. Her previous positions include Director of the SUNY Center for Professional Development and Director of Academic Outreach Programs at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.