Annual Program Committee
The Annual Program Committee organizes annual TBLC meetings, such as identifying the meeting theme; selecting keynote and closing session speakers; reviewing and selecting proposals for workshops, oral sessions, and posters; implementing changes suggested by TBLC members; and performing other functions as needed to ensure the success of annual meetings.
Program Chair (2019): Jennifer Styron (Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA)
Program Chair-Elect (2020): Sarah Lerchenfeldt (Oakland University, MI)
The APC is responsible for disseminating TBL to educators and educational institutions across the Asia-Pacific region, creating a TBL network made up of local communities of practice, and provide resources and development opportunities to every TBL practitioner who engages with us.
If you’d like to contact the APC with a question, suggestion, or to help out, please sent an email to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Chair: Sandy Cook (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
The Editorial Board reviews all resources, modules and other publications that are submitted to the TBLC for endorsement by the organization.
Chair: Bonny Dickinson (Western Michigan University, MI)
The Educational Development Committee is responsible for obtaining, evaluating, developing, and disseminating TBL best practices and materials about TBL to be used by the membership and for recruitment. The Committee also plays a major role in organizing the TBLC’s regional Fly-in workshops each fall.
Chair: David Thomas (Oakland University, MI)
European TBL Community
The ETBLC is responsible for disseminating TBL to educators and educational institutions across Europe, creating a continental TBL network made up of local communities of practice, and provide resources and development opportunities to every TBL practitioner who engages with us.
If you’d like to contact the ETBLC with a question, suggestion, or to help out, please sent an email to email@example.com!
Chair: Simon Tweddell (University of Bradford, United Kingdom)
The Finance Committee is responsible for the oversight of all financial matters of the Collaborative and for the development of the annual Collaborative financial report and respective budgets.
Chair: Christopher Burns (Roseman University of Health Sciences, NV)
The Membership Committee develops methods and programs for active membership recruitment and retention. The Committee’s current focus is on writing and editing three or four newsletters each year and developing and monitoring of the new TBLC website.
Chair: Michele Clark (University of Nevada at Las Vegas, NV)
The Nominating Committee is be responsible for determining a suitable group of candidates for election to the Steering Committee.
Chair: Karla Kubitz (Towson University, MD)
The Scholarship Committee is responsible for fostering, enhancing and encouraging the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning within the TBLC. This Committee aids members in developing individual and collaborative research endeavors to measure processes and outcomes associated with TBL, and promotes the publishing of scholarly materials related to TBL. Annual responsibilities also include peer reviewing grant proposals submitted to the TBLC for funding.
Chair: Richard Plunkett (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Training and Certification Committee
The Training and Certification Committee trains individuals to use legitimate TBL practices effectively and certify them as trainer-consultants for other educators.
Chair: Paul Koles (Wright State University, OH)
Want to get involved in TBLC and volunteer for a committee? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.