Instructional Resources & Support Director

Office: 350B MCK


Phone: 208-496-1154


Faculty Development Manager

Office: 353 MCK


Phone: 208-496-7239


Office Assistant

Office: 350 MCK


Phone: 208-496-1157

Faculty Committees

The Learning & Teaching Council is charged with enhancing the quality of learning and teaching at BYU-Idaho. This council is comprised of the chairs of the three Learning & Teaching Committees and is chaired by the Associate Academic Vice President of Instruction. This council meets at least once each semester to coordinate resources from the Academic Office and the efforts of eighteen faculty serving on the various committees.

The Learning & Teaching Committees work under the direction of the Learning & Teaching Council to provide valuable learning opportunities for faculty. Faculty members representing each college are on all committees.

Best Practices Committee

Identifies best practices, gathers information and analyzes, and finds ways to share ideas on learning and teaching. The Best Practices Committee also sponsors the Spori Summit.

Chair, Samuel Clay-College of Education & Human Development

Richard Whiting-College of Education & Human Development

Amanda Christensen-College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Martin Ma-College of Business & Communications

Diantha Smith-College of Language & Letters

Joshua Abegglen-College of Performing & Visual Arts

Shane Ruebush-College of Physical Science & Engineering

Dialogue Committee

Encourages investigation and sharing of best practices and faculty research. Sponsors Brown Bag Lunches and the Faculty Conference.

Chair, Derick Rhoton-College of Business & Communications

Jackie Harris-College of Language & Letters

Tricia Johnson-College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Rhonda Seamons-College of Education & Human Development

Carla Jimison-College of Performing & Visual Arts

Publication Committee

Publishes faculty findings, insights, and research in the Perspective Magazine that is published each semester.

Chair, Joseph Anderson-College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Kirk Astel-College of Education & Human Development

Lane Williams-College of Business & Communications

Tyson Yost-College of Language & Letters

Ashley Storm-College of Performing & Visual Arts

Megan Sjoblom-College of Physical Science & Engineering