Meet the Center for Teaching and Learning Staff

Edis Worden
Director Center for Teaching and Learning/Instructional Innovation Trainer
David Edgell
Assessment and Curriculum Coordinator
Ian Kautzman
Learning Management System/Distance Ed. Coordinator
Debbie Ostrander
Administrative Assistant Center for Teaching and Learning

We are not here to tell you how to teach. We are here to help you teach.


Center for Teaching and Learning Mission Statement

The mission of the Klamath Community College Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is to support KCC’s faculty in meeting the needs of a diverse student population, through inspiration, innovation, and excellence. 



Where to Find Us:

Building 3
 Debbie Ostrander, CTL Administrative Assistant
 Edis Worden, CTL Lead and Instructional Innovation Trainer
David Edgell, Instructional Designer
 Ian Kautzman, Distance Education  Coordinator       
The Center for Teaching and Learning has a help desk ticketing system. If you need Canvas help or if you have other questions for the Center for Teaching and Learning, please send an email to:


Faculty/Staff Programs

  • Accessibility.
  • Classroom management.
  • Classroom observations.
  • Closed captioning. (Do it yourself or as a service of the CTL.)
  • Departmental consultation – technology, program design.
  • Disruptive behavior – Information on different tactics to use to reduce disruptive behavior in the classroom.
  • Diversity issues – how to discuss the various diversity issues in today’s world
  • Evidence-based teaching.
  • Faculty companions – for onboarding faculty – to help learn the ropes.
  • Faculty peer mentoring.
  • Feedback on teaching.
  • How students learn.
  • Inclusive teaching – andragogical practices that support accessible learning for all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic classes, sexual orientation, disability.
  • One-on-one consultation – technology, course design.
  • Open educational resources, textbook selection.
  • Personalized and confidential support for faculty.
  • Policies and professionalism – ways to handle different situations that can arise in the classroom.
  • Quizzes. (Do it yourself or as a service of the CTL.)
  • Rubrics. (Do it yourself or as a service of the CTL.) 
  • Seminars and webinars for faculty to improve their personal andragogy.
  • Seminars and webinars for faculty to improve their technical skills.
  • Strategies for teaching.
  • Syllabus (institution and course) and outcomes.
  • Teacher award program
  • Teaching with technology – synchronous classroom, SMART boards and other classroom technology (how to use and incorporate into the classroom).
  • Workshop series: Bring experts in for talks.
  • Workshop series: Provided by the distance education coordinator, instructional designer and instructional innovation trainer.