VP, Academic Affairs, D2L

Cristi Ford has over 20 years of experience in higher education, secondary education, project management, program evaluation, training, and student services. She is a tireless advocate for quality online education and has helped institutions build capacity to launch and expand online programming through effective faculty development, instructional design, and pedagogical practices. 

Throughout her career, her mission has remained the sameā€”to create access and impact for learners who have been on the fringes. In her current role at D2L, Cristi leads a team of experts who support institutions in their efforts to improve teaching and learning in the online environment. She is also responsible for developing and delivering thought leadership on online learning trends and best practices. 

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