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Teresa Focarile

Associate Director for Educational Development


Teresa has taught at the college level for 16 years, the past ten for Boise State, and the previous six for the University of Connecticut. Her scholarly work has focused on best practices for supporting adjunct faculty. At the CTL, she supports a variety of CTL and University-wide programs, including Program Assessment Reporting, adjunct and online faculty programs, and the Course Design Institute.

In addition to her teaching positions, Teresa has worked at Marvel Enterprises, Inc., where she developed the company’s first Talent Recruitment office. Her professional theatrical work includes positions at The Gersh Agency, Helen Merrill Ltd., The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival and The Goodman Theatre.

Teresa can assist you with:

  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Assessment (Program and Course Level)
  • Course Design
  • Evidence-Based Instructional Practices
  • Online Teaching