Heather Farmakis, Ph.D., the Chief Learning Officer at TIEC and Project Director, has over 24 years experience in K-12, higher education, associations, non-profits, and the corporate sector. Dr. Farmakis has served in several educational leadership roles in Palm Beach County School School District in Florida, Director of Academic Services for Academic Partnerships, in Dallas, Texas, the Chief Learning Officer for the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography of Texas, and serves as an Academic Associate for the online doctoral program for Teaching and Innovation at Arizona State University. Dr. Farmakis earned a Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Master of Educational Leadership from Lynn University. Dr. Farmakis holds Florida Professional Educator Certifications in English for Speakers of Other Languages, Educational Leadership, and Elementary Education. Her area of expertise and research is online instructional design, and has presented and published on several educational technologies
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