April Robbs, who joined Ottawa University in 2015, holds a BS in elementary education and a MS in instructional design and technology from Emporia State University. She discovered her passion for quality curriculum design and implementing technology effectively for learning as a middle school science teacher. While in graduate school, she gained instructional design experience by supporting the School of Medicine faculty at the University of Kansas Medical Center as an eLearning Support Specialist. Her major contributions at Ottawa University include developing a resource library for subject matter experts and online instructors, and helped implementing Shadow Health in both the undergraduate and graduate level health assessment courses. She strives to promote professional collaboration with subject matter experts in course design in order to produce effective, well-designed courses. April holds certifications from Blackboard in Content Management GUI Administration and Community Engagement GUI Administration. She is also a VoiceThread Certified Educator. As a lifelong learner, she is pursuing a MA in human resources at Ottawa University.