The Washington State Board for Community and Technical coordinates and directs the Washington state system of 34 public community and technical colleges.
Dr. Steve Gance is a member of the elearning and Open Education at the State Board, located in Olympia, WA. The group identifies and promotes innovative strategies in eLearning and Open Education and manages system-wide grants and contracts for multiple educational technologies. He is involved in competency-based education, open badges, accessibility and technology standards.
Steve earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in computer science from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology. He has over 20 years experience in higher education and 15 years experience in the software industry.