Beth René Roepnack is a Senior Academic Instructional Support Specialist. In this role, she serves as a faculty mentor to eCore faculty and provides them with the information they need to promote student engagement with the course materials, their peers, and their faculty. Previously, Beth René served as the Director of Online Faculty Development for UWG Online. She has a Ph. D. in Educational Leadership, a Master's Degree in Psychology, and is a certified instructor for two Quality Matters courses. She has also taught psychology classes for eCore and graduate and undergraduate online classes for UWG. In her free time, Beth René enjoys reading, gardening, contemplating trees and the natural world, and spending time with her family (humans and pets).