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Contact any of the liaisons below with questions


[Group] liaison

Andy Rost

Andy Rost

University of Nevada, Reno

James R Vonesh

James R Vonesh

Virginia Commonwealth University

QUBES liaison

Sam S Donovan

Sam S Donovan

BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium

I am the Director of Outreach and Strategic Engagement with the BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium. I have over 25 years of experience teaching introductory biology, ecology, and evolution courses. I'm also on the leadership team of the QUBES project and I spend a lot of my time thinking about how to bring new teaching and learning resources into classrooms.


Universal Design for Learning Consultant at BioQUEST.

I have worked on both the QUBES and BioQUEST projects out of Pittsburgh, PA since 2016. In these roles I work to support initiatives around Open Educational Resources and the design and implementation of professional development that focuses on Universal Design for Learning.

Email: hco1 "at" pitt "dot" edu

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