Angela Atwell

Associate Director of CTLE
Department of Management and Technology
Worldwide College of Business
Worldwide campus

​I have dedicated my professional career to education and the education of others. I am passionate about professional development and believe it is the best way to improve student outcomes.  As a lifelong learner I am always excited to work with new ERAU-W faculty to learn new strategies and exchange ideas.  

  • M.S. - Master of Science in Educational Leadership/Administration, Florida State University
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Health Science, State University of New York System : College at Brockport


Atwell, A., & Cottom, C. (2018, June). Who am I? The identity crisis of a researching academic developer. Poster session presented at The International Consortium for Educational Developers Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Atwell, Angela, Cottom, Cristina and Ombres, Sara. “Virtual Faculty Learning Communities – Making an Impact from a Distance”, Professional and Organizational Development Network 2018 Conference, Montreal, ON, October 27, 2017 

Atwell, A, Cottom, C, Martino, L. & Ombres, S. (2018, February 9).  Making the connection, virtually. Faculty Focus. https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/faculty-development/faculty-learning-communities-making-connection-virtually/ 

Cottom, C., Atwell, A., & Ombres, S. (2017). New adjunct faculty outreach: Making a connection. Journal for Centers for Teaching and Learning, 9, 34-46. 

Atwell, A., Cottom, C., & Martino, L., Ombres. S. (2017). Virtual Faculty Learning Community Implementation Framework. Unpublished framework. Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide.  https://sites.erau.edu/erauctleww/   

Cottom, C., Atwell, A., Martino, L., & Ombres, S. (in press). Virtual community of practice: Connecting online adjunct faculty.  Learning Communities.

Atwell, Angela. “UDL for Online Instructors”, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Virtual Conference, February 23, 2017 

Atwell, Angela. “Learning: It’s Personal,” Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Conference, Orlando, FL, November 18, 2016 

Atwell, Angela.  “Inclusive Practices for the Global Virtual Classroom,” The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, D.C., June 4, 2016 

Atwell, Angela. “Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My! Best Practice for the Virtual Classroom,” Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium Conference (SRFIDC), Orlando, Florida, February 26, 2016  

Atwell, Angela. “Inclusive Strategies for Your Virtual Classroom,” Alfred State University Accessibility Conference, Alfred, New York, January 13, 2016  

Atwell, Angela. “Learning Through the Senses,” New York State Association for the Education of Young Children (NYSAEYC) Conference, Buffalo, New York, April 20, 2012  

Atwell, Angela. “Psychological Disorders of Adopted Children, State University of New York College at Brockport Scholars Day, Brockport, New York, April 2, 2004  



Association of Talent Development since 2016 

Association of Talent Development - Adult Learning Certification

Quality Matters Coordinator, Certified Blended Course Designer

Online Learning Consortium (OLC) 

Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network    

Women in Aviation since 2017, 2018 Secretary

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Work Environment Quality Council (WEQC) since 2015, 2016-2019 Secretary

Albion High School Alumni Foundation since 2010, Scholarship Committee Communications Director




Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Staff Member of the Year Nominee, 2017 

Atwell, Angela. Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Accelerate Conference Best in Strand Award for “Learning: It’s Personal.” Orlando, FL, November 18, 2016 

Ombres, Sara, P.I.; Cottom, Cristina, C.I; Martino, Lisa, C.I.; and Atwell, Angela, C.I. Online Learning Consortium (OLC) Innovate 2017 Effective Practice Award for “Virtual Community of Practice for Globally Dispersed Online Adjunct Faculty.” New Orleans, LA, April 5-7, 2017