USITT Education Commission

The Education Commission serves students and educators in all areas of theatre design and technology. A diverse group of educators and a student liaison work to develop exciting and innovative programming for each Annual Conference & Stage Expo. The Commission regularly covers such topics as teaching, mentoring, tenure and promotion, curriculum, and student life. In addition, the work of the Education Commission continues throughout the year in the forms of several ongoing projects and archives.

Commission Leadership:

Commissioner: Matthew Allar
Commissioner-(programming focus): Anne Medlock
Commissioner-(IDEAS focus): Demara Cabrera
Special Projects Coordinator: Owen Collins
High School Initiatives Coordinator: Dana Taylor
History & Heritage Liaison: Vacant
Poster Session Coordinator: Caleb Stroman
Poster Session Coordinator: Sara Ice
DAA Coordinator: Laura J Eckelman
DAA Coordinator: Tom Burch
Communications Coordinator: Jenn Jacobs
Student Liaison: Kirk Slingluff    
OISTAT Representative: William Kenyon

Updated: Oct. 20, 2023

Education Commission Tenure Reviewer List

Tenure and Promotion Guidelines (2014)