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Dr. Susan Biro

Susan BiroWith more than 17 years of experience in distance education, Susan brings expertise in many facets of designing, developing, implementing, and administering online programs. 

In her most recent position as Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Technologies at Prince George’s Community College, she was responsible for planning and coordinating the eLearning and technology training teams in their support of online/hybrid courses. Prior to that role, Dr. Biro served as the Director of Distance Education at Carroll Community College where she was responsible for ensuring effective use of the learning management system in developing and delivering online and hybrid courses, and that comprehensive support services were in place for online learners. 

Finally, as Dean of the Online Campus at Berkeley College of New York and New Jersey, Susan served as the chief academic officer for online programs where she mentored full time and adjunct online faculty, managed the planning and creation of programs to enhance online student retention, and assisted in creating institutional standards for credit-for-prior-learning and portfolio development.

Susan earned both her Doctor of Education with a specialization in Leadership in Higher Education, and her Master of Education in Adult Education from Widener University, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Delaware State University.