University of Wisconsin Stout | Wisconsin's Polytechnic University
Innovative online and distance education
Innovative online and distance education
Renee Chandler, Interim Director
715.232.1666, Swanson Library Learning Center 208
Renee serves as interim director for both Stout Online and the Graduate School. As interim director for Stout Online, she acts as an advocate for systematic coordination of customized instruction programs within the university and generally oversees the unit operation.
Amy Gullixson, Interim Associate Director
715.232.2253; Voc Rehab 140G
Amy manages all personnel, programs and budgets for Stout Online, as well as serving as the customized instruction liaison with the other campus service areas (i.e. library, student business services, advising, and registration). She also works collaboratively with staff, faculty, program directors, and administrators for customized instruction courses and programs. She provides advisement and support to students, faculty, staff, and program directors on all matters related to customized instruction.
Heidi Rabeneck, Program Manager
715.232.1367, Voc Rehab 114
Heidi collaborates with program directors, department chairs and administrators, and provides student support for customized instruction programs in the College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHHS) and the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management (CSTEMM). She provides support and advisement on all matters related to customized instruction.
Julia Tronnier, Adult Student Services Coordinator
715.232.5440, Voc Rehab 140F
Julia schedules and maintains the general education courses offered though UW-Stout for students in online bachelor's degree programs. She collaborates with UW-Extension on the Sustainable Management bachelor's, master's and two certificate programs. In addition she works with the program directors to serve the students in the Career and Technical Education bachelor's program, as well as the blended secondary education programs and the Sustainable Management programs.
Mandy Wolbert, Adult Student Services Coordinator
715.232.5623, Voc Rehab 158
Mandy collaborates with program directors, department chairs and administrators for the following customized instruction degree programs: BS Golf Enterprise Management, BS Management, BS Special Education, and MS Training and Human Resource Development; as well as for the following customized instruction certificate programs: Organization Development & Consulting, and Training Design, Development & Evaluation. Mandy offers orientation, advisement, advice and support to current and prospective students on all matters related to customized instruction; as well as develops and tracks recruitment and retention efforts.
Sara Anger, Adult Student Services Coordinator
715.232.5482, Voc Rehab 140A
Sara collaborates with program directors, department chairs and administrators, and provides advice and orientation to students for these customized instruction programs: Bachelor in Applied Arts and Sciences, BS in Digital Marketing Technology, BS in Engineering Technology - Production Operations, BS in Engineering Technology - Mechanical Design, BS in Information & Communication Technologies, BS in Professional Communication & Emerging Media - Applied Communication, MS in Information & Communication Technologies, MS in Technical & Professional Communication, and PSM in Conservation Biology, as well as for these certificate programs: CISCO Certified Network Associate Exam Preparation, CISCO Certified Network Professional Exam Preparation, Communicating with Emerging Media, Health Communications, Improving the User Experience, and Web Technology. In addition, Sara tracks customized instruction student recruitment, retention and completion data, and manages Stout Online's social media.
Jamison Patrick, Instructional Designer
715.232.5501, Voc Rehab 112
Jamison designs and develops customized instruction courses with subject matter experts from across all campus disciplines. He also manages a team of student assistants that aid in the design process. In addition to directing Stout Online’s instructional design program, Jamison provides professional development opportunities to online instructors as well as staff. Jamison and his team strive for innovation in their activities, collaboration with university partners, and professional exchanges with like national and international units.
Toni Burger, Office Management
715.232.2693, Voc Rehab 140
Toni fields phone, online chat and email inquiries, and manages general office functions necessary to support the UW-Stout Online and Credit Outreach office. She also coordinates course resources and billings for customized instruction sections, is editor of the e-newsletter and manages the adjunct instructor pool database.
Barb Larrabee, Budget Manager and Instructor Support
715.232.5410, Voc Rehab 140
Barb manages the budget processes for UW-Stout Online. In addition, she initiates, processes and tracks all documentation for instructor payroll, including instructor contracts and payments, accommodation of instructor special needs and instructor travel.
Ann Zielieke, Curriculum Management
715.232.2698, Voc Rehab 140
Darci Ward, Registration Support
715.232.5167, Bowman 109
Darci provides registration and records support to distance education, credit outreach and customized instruction students.
Vicki Anderson, Registration Support
715.232.2485, Bowman 109
Vicki provides registration and records support to distance education, credit outreach and customized instruction students.
UW-Stout Online is comprised of dedicated staff that serve the needs of customized instruction students, instructors, and programs. Our goal is to be a leader in advancing innovative, high quality services.
In an effort to enhance our service, we pledge to respond to inquiries from students, staff, and faculty within 24 hours, except weekends and holidays, and during out-of-office absences.