SAC Online Teaching Certification Program

This program focuses on pedagogy and standards of best practice for the online learning environment while introducing tools to build, facilitate, and assess online instruction using the Canvas learning management system (LMS) as a delivery mechanism. Participants will complete a series of trainings and review to include the following: 

1. Learning Canvas (Linkedin Learning 2-Hour Course) 
2. SAC Online Teaching Professional Development Course - OTC (2-Week Course)
3. APPQMR Online 2021 (2-Week Course)
4. Peer Review

Participants in the certification program will concurrently develop a course. The participant-developed course will be evaluated by a Course Peer Review panel. This program will allow faculty to gain competency with the technical aspects of the course platform as well as a solid grasp of best practices and teaching techniques that promote a successful online classroom environment. A
ll the trainings are available for registration in AlamoTalent.

 Online Teaching Course (OTC) Schedule

January 5 - 15, 2021

Cohort/Section Faciliator Day/Date Time
Cohort 4/Section 1 Gerard Robledo Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Cohort 4/Section 2 Nadia Shelby Wednesday/Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cohort 4/Section 3  Kahala Crayton Tuesday/Thursday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cohort 4/Section 4  Dr. Lisa Ratliff-Villarreal Wednesday/Friday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


February 1 - 11, 2021

Cohort 5/Section 1 Kahala Crayton Monday/Wednesday 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Cohort 5/Section 2 Nadia Shelby Tuesday/Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cohort 5/Section 3 Nadia Shelby Monday/Wednesday 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Cohort 5/Section 4 Dr. Joan Jaimes Tuesday/Thursday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Instructional Technology Assistance

 Contact Instructional Innovation Center at or Call 210-486-0712.
Please visit the IIC Remote Zoom Room for Technical Assistance at

IIC Instructional Technologists & Technology Training Specialists

Yvonne Galindo
Instructional Technology Supervisor

Hermelinda Lopez
Client Support Specialist

Melody Sittenauer
Trainer II

Support Resource Links

How to register in Alamo Talent
SAC Online Teaching Certification Process
SAC Online Teaching Certification FAQ's