About Online Education


Online Education serves all members of the UCSC community who are engaged in teaching and learning.

Our team of educators, instructional designers, and technology specialists partner with instructors to design online and hybrid learning experiences that are innovative, inclusive, and accessible. Our goal is to inspire instructors to explore educational practices and technologies that advance equity, foster deep learning, and increase student success and engagement.


Online Education Team

Michael Tassio

Director

mtassio@ucsc.edu

Aaron Zachmeier

Associate Director for Instructional Design and Development

azachmei@ucsc.edu

Cid Pearlman

Assistant Director for Open Education and Digital Engagement Projects

cpearlm1@ucsc.edu

Stacey Knapp

Instructional Designer

slknapp@ucsc.edu

Megan McNamara

Instructional Designer

mmcnamar@ucsc.edu

Dana Conard

Instructional Technology Support Specialist

dconard@ucsc.edu

Vernon Legakis

Videographer

vlegakis@ucsc.edu

Julia Veble Mikić

Course Producer

jveblemi@ucsc.edu

All Online Education staff can be reached via email or Slack.