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Cassidy PorterCassidy Porter

Course Management & eLearning Systems Manager | 214.768.4382

Cassidy Porter joined SMU in the spring of 2016 as the Office of Information Technology’s Course Management & eLearning Systems Manager.

Since 2004, Cassidy’s career has been dedicated to advancing the field of distance education and course management systems management.  He received his M.Ed in Instructional Technology from National University and his BS in Graphic Art and 3D Animation from California State University at Monterey Bay.

Cassidy brings over 10 years of deep experience as an eLearning systems manager, an instructional technologist, and as a teacher.  He has received several institutional impact awards for his work in video conferencing system administration, institutional software/hardware integrations, project management, and in advancing distance education. Since coming to SMU, Cassidy has taken charge of the implementation of Canvas and will continue to support the strategic growth and maturation of the systems and platforms devoted to course management, eLearning and distance education at SMU.