Chelsea Biggerstaff is a seasoned education professional. After visiting classrooms in Japan, China, the United States and the Navajo Nation during her undergraduate career at Indiana University, she found the disparity in educational settings inexcusable. She devoted 2 years to National Service through AmeriCorps. After serving, Chelsea accepted a position at Skillpoint Alliance where she dedicated the next 3 years developing programs. As a Program Lead, Chelsea coordinated the NEXT Intermediate Job Program where she developed and facilitated professional development trainings and workshops in areas such as: Leadership, Presentation Skills, Team Skills, Task and Time Management, Communication in the Workplace, and Creative Problem Solving. In addition, Chelsea coordinated several youth STEM programs where she planned the delivery of teacher trainings with a focus on computer science in the classroom, natural sciences, making, tinkering and inventing, project-based learning and the incorporation of the humanities and rapid prototyping. Chelsea’s background in education and passion for closing the achievement gap drew her to Austin Community College. Currently, Chelsea is a Faculty Development Coordinator where she is using her creativity, educational background and positive spirit to inspire and learn from the hardworking faculty at ACC.

Chelsea Biggerstaff, Faculty Development Coordinator, Faculty Development Office

chelsea.biggerstaff@austincc.edu | 512.223.7885

Jeff Johannigman brings extensive experience from the high-tech, non-profit, and government sectors to his role as Faculty Development Coordinator. In his varied career, Jeff has established one of the first alumni career service programs for the University of Texas; managed worldwide staffing for the Tivoli division of IBM; and founded People Type Consulting, providing coaching and assessment to clients seeking new careers. He has served as a Human Dynamics Trainer for the Texas Workforce Commission, where he taught leadership, communications, teamwork, creative problem solving, process improvement, and other professional skills to thousands of state employees. As a former computer game designer and producer, he is now a recognized expert in using game design techniques to make learning more engaging and interactive. Jeff has earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University and a Master of Arts in Human Services from St. Edward’s University.

Jeff Johannigman, Faculty Development Coordinator, Faculty Development Office

jeffrey.johannigman@austincc.edu | 512.223.7216

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