About Mary Beth Scumaci
Mary Beth Scumaci is the Director of the Office of Online Learning. As the lead facilitator of the E-Learning Team, she collaborates with Instructional Technology (IT) and the Medaille community to define online learning needs for the Buffalo, Rochester, and Online campuses. She is a Blackboard (Bb) Administrator, Instructional Designer, Blackboard Certified Trainer, and OSCQR Course Evaluation Certified Trainer assisting students, faculty, and staff with their online course design and learning management needs.
Mary Beth develops online training courses for students, faculty and staff as well as leads training sessions in online pedagogy, best teaching practices and Bb skill development. She is committed to assisting all instructors in developing their online presence and engagement skills so they have a gratifying teaching and learning experience for their students. Mary Beth has been working at Medaille since 2004, when she designed the first two online classes at Medaille College. She actively served on the committee that developed the business model that brought online programs to Medaille College. She enjoys teaching in the on ground and virtual classroom. Her previous roles at Medaille have included serving as the Associate Dean for Educational Technology, Associate Professor of the Practice with the Department of Education, Technology Coordinator for the Department of Education, Academic Program Director for the MSED Elementary Education Program and as a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and Middle States accreditation teams.
Mary Beth holds a B.S.Ed. and M.S.Ed. from the State University College at Geneseo. She is a New York State permanently-certified educator from Birth–grade 6, holds an endorsement in Early Childhood Education, a minor in psychology and a specialization in advanced teaching in math and science.