Dr. Robin Strader is the Executive Director of eLearning. Dr. Strader came to Pierpont in 2018 from WVU with over 20 years of experience in education. Dr. Strader began her teaching career in the classroom at a maximum-security prison, teaching high school level business & technology courses to 18 – 21-year-old incarcerated youths. Dr. Strader then moved to WVU while pursuing her Doctorate of Education with an emphasis on Instructional Design for Online Learners. Dr. Strader is a WV Dept. of Education Office of Institutional Programs Teacher of the year recipient and a WVU Teaching Scholar. Dr. Strader’s research interests include creating a cognitive presence in online courses.