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Center for Teaching and Learning
(209) 946-7685
Stockton Campus Library — Second Floor
Mon–Fri, 8:30am–5:00pm

Meet the Team


Leslie Bayers - Associate Director
(209) 946-7686

Dr. Bayers has a Ph.D. in Spanish and a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education. She has taught at the college level for over twenty years and won teaching awards at each stage of her career. She was Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland before joining the Pacific CTL team. She has authored various journal articles on Peruvian poetry and is an active literary translator.  Follow her on Twitter at @LeslieBayers.


Rosalinda Boyette - Instructional Media Specialist
(209) 932-3039

Rosalinda has a Bachelor's degree in Art, focusing on graphics related courses. With a passion and appreciation for art, she has worked with professors and visiting artists to complete large-scale installations and exhibitions. Serving as an intern, she assisted in the activities and events of the Building Imagination Center of CSU Stanislaus, including attending gallery receptions and creating promotional cross-posts to social media sites.

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Tara Buñag - Senior Instructional Designer
(209) 932-3019

Dr. Buñag has a Ph.D. in Educational Technology, Master's degree in Chemistry, and Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Biology. She has a broad background in designing and developing programs and courses in fields from the sciences to humanities, and an extensive background in teaching, including online, hybrid, and traditional classes. Her publications and research interests are in science laboratory design, improving students' attitudes towards STEM fields, and providing support for faculty teaching for the first time in an online or hybrid format.

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Heather Chappell - Administrative Assistant III
(209) 932-3233

Heather Chappell has 12 years of experience with Lodi Unified School. She graduated from Lodi High School in 1999. Heather grew up in Lodi and continued to raise her family here in Stockton.        

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Lott Hill - Director
(209) 932-3067

Lott Hill has 20 years of experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students and leading faculty development, collaborative research, and design of inclusive, engaged, learner-centered pedagogical and instructional practices. Lott has created and taught classes in creative writing, cultural studies and journalism, as well as service-learning, first-year, and capstone courses. Lott brings a collaborative approach to leadership and the design of instructional and professional development services for faculty, deploying high-impact practices that support faculty as they reimagine pedagogy and technology in their face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. Lott's comprehensive understanding of the scholarship of teaching and learning and best practices for instruction, restorative justice, equity in education, classroom management, and assessment informs CTL efforts to empower faculty as they engage in a scholarly learner-centered approach to teaching across the University.