Jessica Kapota is an Instructional Designer in the Center for Teaching and Learning with a B.A. in Education and M.A. in History. She provides training and professional development in large group workshops, individual consultations, and online resources. Jessica assists with many of the Center’s technology programs, including Canvas, and is responsible for Mahara e-portfolio training and development at UNCC. Her interests include freshman education and retention, and interdisciplinary learning. She is currently working on her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.