Cynthia Jimes

Director of Research and Learning



Cynthia Jimes, Ph.D., is the Director of Research and Learning at ISKME. Over the past 12 years, Cynthia has led numerous research studies and applied projects focused on curriculum development as a tool for teacher professional learning, and on the ways that open educational practice and OER support enhanced teaching and learning. Cynthia has a Ph.D. in Information Science from Sweden’s Uppsala University.

The institute was the best professional development activity I have ever engaged in. The atmosphere created was very conducive to learning.

— Chanda Telleen, Educational Consultant

I have strategies and supports to more effectively lead the change that is happening in my state and my region. I feel prepared to tackle complex issues with facilitation more effectively.

— Norma Gerrell, Learning Forward, TN Affiliate