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CIS Staff

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Emily Hanson

Director of Dual Enrollment

Emily leads both the CIS and PSEO teams. In CIS she is the contact for faculty coordinators, school administrators, and University departments with questions about partnership, program policy and compliance, and exploring new partnerships.

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Jan M. Erickson

Associate Director

Jan leads, empowers and collaborates with CIS instructors, administrators, faculty coordinators, teams, and the Advisory Board to create and ensure equitable partnerships, and instructor and student support systems. She leads CIS forums and orientations. Feel free to connect with concerns or discussion.

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Koleen Knudson

Administrative Associate

Koleen works with CIS instructors to manage course details such as syllabi collection and course section details. Koleen also assists instructor applicants during the application process. For instructor application questions, please email her at [email protected].

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Molly Olson

Operations Manager

Molly manages content for online resources including the CIS website and CIS Welcome site. Contact her for web content updates.

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Michael Maiorana

Events Assistant

Michael is part of the events team and provides support for Student Field Days and Professional Development Workshops, including reserving rooms and ordering food. You may see him at events validating parking and receiving food deliveries, and may hear from him regarding general inquiries through [email protected].

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Phil Dudas

Student Experience, Learning, and Accessibility Manager, University Libraries

Phil supports the research needs of College in the Schools students and instructors by creating research guides, teaching instruction sessions, and answering reference questions. He can also help students access online library resources if they are having trouble.

Enrollment Services Staff

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Jennifer Koontz

Director of Student Services

As director of Student Services in the college office, Jennifer is the contact for University academic policy and procedure related questions and concerns. Jennifer also handles academic appeals and historical record inquiries.

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Coral Thacker

Enrollment Services Specialist

As an enrollment services specialist, Coral handles enrollment questions from students and teachers. She is the student and instructor contact for registration and class schedule questions, cancellation requests, and transcript and grading questions. Coral also handles billing related questions from high schools and billing contacts.