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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Christopher Nelson

Distance Learning Educ. Spec

Christopher Nelson

Distance Learning Educ. Spec
Distance Learning

As an educator for 20+ years in both secondary and higher education, Christopher currently serves in a variety of roles including LMS CO-Administrator, Instructional Designer, SharePoint Champion & Designer, User Interface Expert (Moodle & Microsoft Office 365), Course Instructor, Speaker & Presenter, UP Quality Matters Work Group team member, Information Services Helpdesk Ticketing team member, and volunteer member of Providence Health Behavioral and Minimal Risk Institutional Review Board (IRB).

BA, Carroll College

M.Ed, Montana State University

Certification, Montana Office of Public Instruction (Class 1 Teacher Certification)

Certification, Quality Matters (Peer Reviewer Certification for Higher Education)

Certification, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (GCP and COI)

Christopher has served on the Board of Trustees for KNEH Radio (97.3 LPFM, Helena), as a visiting member of the Kindness Makes Miracles Board (Knights of Columbus, Helena), and is a published author and radio personality. His secondary education experience includes serving as chair on accreditation teams, dean of discipline, department chair and curriculum lead, coordinator of student service and government, instructor, and as LMS leadership.

His love of history and previous experience as an Editorial Assistant for the Montana Historical Society Press, gave rise to his adventures as a Historical Interpreter, providing educational tours of the Montana State Capitol Building and Old Governor’s Mansion on behalf of the Montana Historical Society.

Christopher is the proud father of 4, dedicated husband, friend to many, and strives in life to remember “a single act of pure love pleases me more than a thousand imperfect prayers” (Jesus, according to St. Faustina).