Organization and Staff


The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is a unit in the Teaching and Learning Division of Academic Affairs.


Melody Bowdon Eric Main Anna Turner

Melody Bowdon
Associate Dean, College of Undergraduate Studies
Executive Director, FCTL

Eric Main
Associate Director

Anna Turner
Instructional Specialist

Amanda Wolcott Amber Mullens Katie Neylon

Amanda Wolcott
Instructional Specialist

Amber Mullens
Administrative Services Coordinator

Katie Neylon
Office Assistant

Kris Hestad William Dorner Nicole Garson

Kris Hestad
Senior Computer Specialist

William Dorner
Instructional Technology Coordinator

Nicole Garson
Research Assistant


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Dan Murphree
College of Arts and Humanities Dan    Murphree Students today, regardless of discipline or major, desire education and training that will enable them to better understand their pasts, contribute during the present, and prosper in the future. Therefore I emphasize active, experiential learning that facilitates an undergraduate's desire to obtain practical s...

Ilenia Colon Mendoza
College of Arts and Humanities Ilenia  Colon Mendoza As an educator I believe learning should be a pleasant and interactive activity; I see learning as an experience in and of itself. For the teaching process to be successful, it must be student centered. The first step in achieving a student-centered environment is to make students feel comfortable enough to expr...

Kenyatta Rivers
College of Health and Public Affairs Kenyatta    Rivers Based on my academic training, my clinical experiences as a speech-language pathologist working in public schools and skilled nursing facilities, and the advice and guidance that I have received from mentors over the years, I formulated a "teaching philosophy" when I came to the University of Central Florida ...