WCET's 29th Annual Meeting
 
Mark Jenkins

Title
Director of eLearning and Open Education and Coordinator of Accessible Technology Initiatives
Company
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Bio
Mark Jenkins is the director of elearning and open education and coordinator of accessible technology initiatives at the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC). SBCTC eLearning is a system office coordinating policy, innovation and shared technology initiatives for a system of 34 independently governed CTCs. Recent initiatives include implementing a robust open licensing policy and the technical infrastructure to support it and coordinating a statewide response to the requirements of Washington's new accessible technology policy. Before coming to the State Board four years ago, Jenkins worked at Portland State University. He's worked in higher education his entire career and eLearning since 1997. His roles have ranged from office systems delivery to office staff to faculty to eLearning administration and now policy work. He earned a PhD in Literature from the University of California in San Diego in 1996