Since 2009 Chad has taught online and blended higher education courses at three different institutions using four LMSes. he has also trained full-time and part-time faculty in distance education practices since 2011. Currently, he oversees the hiring and onboarding efforts for approximately 100 new instructors each semester and has administrative responsibilities with the other 2,000 online instructors. Chad is also completing doctoral coursework in Instructional Design and Technology at Old Dominion University. Prior to entering this program, he became a certified Learning Environment Architect through the Institute for Learning Environment Design and completed an MA in English from Marquette University.