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Experienced, Educated, and Curious! Paving the yellow brick road through the forest of education and technology.

Getting Ahead

Getting Ahead

One of the best things to invest into is yourself, and the best way to do that is to continue your education. Receiving a masters degree in education technology allows me to connect my love for technology and passion for education.

  • Masters: Education Technology
    Michigan State University
    • Hybrid degree involving online and face-to-face classes
    • Certificate in Serious Game Design
    • Overall GPA 4.0

Starting the Journey

From community college to a major university, education and self improvement is always at the top of the list. This was just the beginning to a journey that never ends.

  • Bachelors: Digital Media Arts and Technology
    Michigan State University
    • Graduated with Honors
    • Dean’s List
    • Cognate in Business
  • Associates: Business Administration
    Oakland Community College
    • Dean’s List
    • Concentration on design and web development
The Journey Ahead

Experience the Awesome

Gaining a wealth of knowledge while exploring Educational Technology and applying technology to education innovatively!
Co-Chair: VLLA Technology Group
2020 to Present
Virtual Leadership Learning Alliance
  • Connected a group of technology leaders in the EdTech space from 14+ virtual institutions throughout the US
  • Represented Michigan Virtual as a partner of the VLLA
  • Facilitated monthly and bi-monthly meetings of the group
  • Worked with vendors to establish partnerships
  • Lead workgroups and conference sessions
Director: Technology Integration
2018 to Present
Michigan Virtual
  • Leading a team of diverse subject matter experts in Data, EdTech, and application development
  • Collaborated with multiple departments to conduct technology needs analysis
  • Participated in organizational Strategic Plan initiative
  • Supported Learning Applications and Infostructure teams
  • Lead development of systems integrations and automation from LMS/SIS as well as SQL Databases
  • Worked closely with the Michigan Virtual Research Institute to develop future product roadmaps
  • Collaborated with internal and external stakeholders on development of future products and services
Learning Technology and Systems Development Specialist
Michigan Virtual University
  • Developed and administered statewide learning object repository
  • Coordinated RFP and implementation of learning management and student information systems
  • Delivered professional development on accessibility, 508, and Quality Matters compliance
  • Collaborated with Michigan Department of Education on projects involving digital credentialing and development of an open educational resource solution (#GoOpen campaign)
  • Partnered with IMS Global to foster better interoperability standards between learning systems
  • Developed and implemented technology-based tools and systems that create and/or distribute content for online and blended learning environments
Educational Technology Specialist
2014 to 2017
Michigan Virtual University
  • Web development in Joomla and Drupal
  • CMS theme design and development
  • Drupal LTI integration
  • Moodle and BrainHoney support
  • Virtual server customization and maintenance
  • Technology professional development
Information Technology Professional
2012 to 2014
Michigan State University
Office of K-12 Outreach
  • Leadership of a five person team
  • Purchasing research and recommendations
  • Web design and development
  • Joomla development and support
  • Server support and management
Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
2010 to 2014
SocialTab Inc.
  • Product ideas and branding
  • Web design and development
  • Graphic design
  • jQuery development
Lead Technical Support, Project Manager
2009 to 2012
Michigan State University
Confucius Institute
  • Lead of web design group
  • Project management
  • Local and off-site staff support
  • Virtual server integration
  • Adobe Flash development
  • Graphic Design
  • Project Branding
Web Developer and Designer
2007 to 2009
Michigan State University
College of Education
  • Website development
  • Graphic design
  • Content migration
  • Faculty and staff support
Assistant Network Administrator
2004 to 2007
Access Interactive LLC
  • Server maintenance and support
  • Desktop maintenance and support
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Graphic design
  • On-site systems support

Got Skills?

Just a small taste of what I bring to the table.


  • Drupal
  • Joomla
  • CSS/CSS3
  • jQuery and Javascript
  • PHP
  • Actionscript 2/3


  • Drupal Templates
  • Joomla Templates
  • HTML/CSS Web Design
  • Accessibility
  • Responsive Designs
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Suite


  • Conversion to CMS
  • Video sharing platforms
  • Resource sharing sites
  • Interactive branding
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Interactive courses
  • Professional development


From Drupal and Joomla development to custom templates and graphic design.

Let's find a way to collaborate!

The best way to reach out to me and learn more of what I am about is through LinkedIn. Please use the badge on this page to view my profile and connect or send a message. I look forward to collaborating with you in the future.

Roman Stotland on LinkedIn