Contact Us

Use the form below to contact the SUNY TOEP Team or send an email to

To contact TOEP Fellows or team members on your campus directly, see the table below. 

TOEP Phase 4 (2015-2016) Leadership Team Includes:
  • Roberta (Robin) Sullivan
  • Cherie van Putten
  • Chris Price

TOEP Fellows from Phase 3 (2014-2015):
(This list will be updated with the current Fellow's contact info prior to the beginning of Phase 4.) 

Last Name


Campus Department

University at Buffalo

Roberta (Robin) Sullivan (PI)

Online Learning Specialist

Center for Educational Innovation

Cynthia Tysick (Co-PI)

Associate Librarian

Lockwood Library

Emily Cole

Adjunct Instructor

Learning & Instruction, GSE

Kelly Foltz-Ramos

Clinical Lab Coordinator

Academic Affairs, School of Nursing

Martha Greatrix*

Instructional Support Specialist

Center for Educational Innovation

Cathleen Morreale

Assessment Specialist

Center for Educational Innovation

Debbie Raines*

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Anne Reed*

Instructional Designer

Graduate School of Education

Binghamton University

Cherie van Putten

Instructional Designer

Center for Learning and Teaching

Buffalo State

Susan Jaworski (Co-PI)

Library Clerk 2

E. H. Butler Library

Ramona Santa Maria

Assistant Professor

Computer Information Systems Department

Mark Warford

Associate Professor

Modern and Classical Languages

Empire State College

Nathan Whitley-Grassi (Co-PI)

Assistant Director for Educational Technologies

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Christine Leake

Faculty Mentor

Business, Management & Economics

Sarah Morehouse


Academic Technologies

Finger Lakes Community College

Beth Pilawski (Co-PI)

Instructional Designer

Adjunct faculty, English

Fashion Institute of Technology

Robert Anderson

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Career Internship Center

Nassau Community College

Deborah Spiro*

Assistant Vice President

Distance Education

Purchase College

Keith Landa


Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Marie Sciangula

Assistant Director

Teaching, Learning, & Technology Center

Kim Detterbeck

Art Librarian

Purchase College Library

SUNY Brockport

Logan Rath

Instruction & Resource Sharing Librarian

Drake Library

Ann Giralico-Pearlman

Instructional Design Specialist

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

SUNY Cortland

Shufang Shi (Co-PI)

Associate Professor

Childhood/Early Childhood Education

Katherine Graham

Lecturer IV

Economics Department

Kristina Maricle

Instructional Designer


Julia Morog

Instructional Support Associate

Campus Technology Services

John Scognamiglio

Instructional Designer


SUNY Fredonia

Kathleen Gradel (Co-PI)


Language, Learning, & Leadership
College of Education

Cynthia Carlson

Adjunct Instructor;

Language, Learning, & Leadership

Katrina Fulcher

Assistant Professor

Communication Disorders and Sciences

Christopher Taverna

Coordinator of Technology Training

Professional Development Center

SUNY Central (CPD)

Lisa Raposo (Project Partner)

Assistant Director/Academic Programs

Center for Professional Development

Guest Open SUNY COTE Fellows*

Stephanie Affinito*

Staff Associate

Literacy Teaching and Learning, 
University at Albany

Jewel De la Rosa*


Library Resource Center, ECC

Sheila Sicilia*

Associate Professor

Computer Studies, OCC

Patrice Torcivia*

Instructional Designer

Office of the CIO, Cornell University

* Open SUNY COTE Fellows invited to participate as TOEP Fellows.


TOEP Director  & Principal Investigator
University at Buffalo
Roberta (Robin) SullivanOnline Learning Specialist and Instructional Designer
Center for Educational Innovation

TOEP Assistant Director & Co-PI
Binghamton University
Cherie van Putten, Training Associate
University Center for Training and Development

TOEP Project Partners
SUNY Center for Professional Development
Chris Price, Academic Programs Manager
Lisa Raposo, Assistant Director

TOEP Additional Co-PIs
Buffalo State
Susan JaworskiLibrary Clerk 2
E. H. Butler Library

Empire State College
Nathan Whitley-GrassiFaculty Instructional Technologist
Academic Technologies

Finger Lakes Community College
Beth Pilawski, Instructional Designer
Adjunct Instructor, English

SUNY Cortland
Shufang Shi, Associate Professor
Early Childhood/Childhood Education Department

SUNY Fredonia
Kathleen Gradel, Professor
Department of Language, Learning, & Leadership, College of Education

University at Buffalo
Cindi Tysick, Associate Librarian
Arts & Sciences Libraries

TOEP would like to thank:
The SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant (IITG) committee members and administration
including Lisa Stephens, Senior Strategist, Academic Innovation, State University of New York (SUNY), 
and Instructional Resource Associate, University at Buffalo, for her coordination of the SUNY
 IITG program. 

Other people and organizations who else helped with TOEP's advancement.
  • Renee Crandall - TOEP Administrative Assistant, Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo
  • Tina Žigon, TOEP Project Assistant, University at Buffalo
  • Phil Bozak, Student Assistant, Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo
  • Martha Greatrix,  Instructional Support Specialist, Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo
  • Shaun Hoppel, Graduate Programs Coordinator, Physiology and Biophysics, University at Buffalo
  • Mike Jabot, Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, SUNY Fredonia
  • Amanda Kiesl, Student Assistant, Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo 
  • Christine Kowalski, International User Experience [UX] Consultant
  • Lindsay Marlow, Practica Student, Arts and Sciences Libraries, University at Buffalo
  • Carole Novak-Lewis, Library and Information Studies, University at Buffalo
  • Mike Radosta, Student Assistant, Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo
  • Kelley Rosney, Student Assistant, Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo
  • Renee Ruffino, Creative Design Director, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo
  • Louise Scott, Graduate Assistant, SUNY Cortland
  • Rohit Holehunnur Shreekant, Student Assistant, Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo
  • Tom Sinclair, Associate Professor, Public Administration, Binghamton University
  • Don Trainor, Communication Manager, Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo
  • Jim Whitlock, Technology Research Analyst, Network & Classroom Services, University at Buffalo
  • Samantha Wu, Student Assistant, College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo 
  • Laurie Yarnes, Graphic Designer, Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo