Writing Center Toolbox
The Writing Center offers a range of faculty-initiated services for faculty and the classroom:
To reach out to specific Writing Center staff members, see the descriptions below! Bios of all members of the Writing Center leadership team (including Director Brian Timmerman), the Office of Writing Instruction, and the Office of Academic Editing are available on the Writing Center website.
Amber Cook serves as the Writing Center's Associate Director of Faculty Outreach and Support. In this role, she acts as a liaison between faculty and the Writing Center, provides development opportunities for faculty seeking ways to better support their student writers, and manages the Center's faculty webinars, faculty website, and faculty inquiries. Contact Amber with any questions about student writing, APA, or Writing Center services at firstname.lastname@example.org
Martha King serves as the Writing Center's Associate Director of Doctoral Capstone Quality Initiatives. She supports committee faculty and the Writing Center's Office of Academic Editing, provides development opportunities for committee faculty hoping to better support their student capstone writers, and serves on university and CAE committees to support and promote doctoral capstone writing quality. Contact Martha at email@example.com with any questions about student writing, APA, or Writing Center resources and services for the doctoral capstone stage.
Sarah Prince serves as the Writing Center’s Manager of Writing Across the Curriculum. In this role, she oversees writing curriculum in Blackboard courses, Tempo competencies, and doctoral residencies. Faculty, staff, and academic coaches who notice issues with writing instruction (e.g., broken Writing Center links or problematic writing instruction) or need help cultivating writing resources (e.g., videos, webinars, static embedded resources) within any of these learning environments are encouraged to reach out to Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dayna Herrington serves as an Editor in the Office of Academic Editing and as the Coordinator of Capstone Multilingual Student Writing Support. In this role, she supports capstone multilingual writers as well as the Form and Style editors, staff, and faculty who work with these students as they complete their capstone study. Contact Dayna with any questions about working with capstone multilingual writers at email@example.com.
Amy Bakke is a Senior Writing Instructor and Multilingual Writing Specialist. She supports Walden faculty working with international and multilingual writers through faculty coaching and faculty webinars on working with multilingual writers. Contact Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about supporting multilingual writers in the coursework or pre-doctoral-capstone stage.