Creatively Imagining Education
Instructional Systems Designer
Steve's expertise centers on designing instruction to lead teachers and trainers in creating learner-centered educational experiences. Passionate about uncovering creative confidence, Steve empowers and enables educators and trainers to break learning out of the traditional box.
Analyzes, designs, develops, delivers and evaluates instructional programs and outcomes
Develops professional learning for educators focused on student-centered outcomes
Teaching & Training
Leads and facilitates engaging and relevant learning experiences for education and business
Creates strategies for making and organizing message design
Ignites and inspires the creative potential inherent in every person
Improves curriculum design with motivation strategies
Steve is the founder of DivergentED Consultants, offering custom solutions for the challenges within instructional technology, curriculum design, and instructional systems design. His goal is to help educational leaders be more effective in creating faculty-responsive and student-centered learning for online and in real-space.
He is passionate about inspiring and engaging teachers in their profession, as well as providing the support teachers need in their pursuit of innovative and divergent thinking for teaching. Steve's expertise includes facilitating, coaching, and training higher education faculty who are transitioning to online teaching methodologies. He provides webinars on the integration of instructional resources into learning management systems like Canvas and developing student-centered, interactive online resources.
"Technologies are powerful tools for teaching. In the hands and mind of a confident educator, edtech can inspire students to experience deeper learning beyond the classroom and to imagine solutions for undiscovered challenges"
A routine faculty consultation on lecture slide design changed my dream job as Academic Technology Lab Manager into a stepping stone for my career. After a productive work…
Many teachers hear “I’m not creative” echoing from their students when starting a project that requires them to make something. In many students’ minds, the thought of doing…
I regularly send out updates, advice, presentations, and resources.
Send your questions, comments, ideas, recipes, inspirations and requests for speaking or consulting.
Contact me for a one-one consultation about your school site or district needs. I can offer you an inspirational, creative confidence-building session or keynote presentation.
Ask me about group facilitation and transformational change towards a Future Ready Schools model of student-centered learning environments.