An Insider's Perspective: Making the Leap from Educator to Instructional Designer

Many educators and others are thinking about transitioning into the world of Instructional Design.

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February 2, Thursday

11:00 am EST

Free webinar

An Insider's Perspective: Making the Leap from Educator to Instructional Designer


Holly Owens

Instructional Designer


1 hour

Educators have tons of transferable skills that make them great candidates for this type of role, but it's difficult to know where to start with this journey. 

In this webinar, you will learn 7 tips for transitioning into a role in instructional design, including how to:

  • Identify the best resources and areas to upskill
  • Describe the differences between teaching and instructional design
  • Contrast different sectors of the Instructional Design world
  • Discuss professional materials and how to prepare for a new role. 
See you at the webinar ! 

About the presenter

Holly Owens

Holly Owens is an Instructional Designer with PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy. She has over 15 years of experience in education in various roles, including high school educator, instructional technologist, and podcast host. Holly has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in education and instructional design at various institutions, including the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Coppin State University, and Northern Virginia Community College. For the past four years, she has taught instructional design courses with the Instructional Technology Program at Touro University within the Graduate School of Technology.

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