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Dawn M. Snyder, Ph.D., C.P.T., Prosci CCMP

Dawn Snyder

Adjunct Graduate Faculty




Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
  • M.S. in Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
  • B.A. in English Language and Literature, Butler University

Professional Experience

Dawn M. Snyder is the founder of Dawn Snyder Associates, a learning and performance firm that provides consulting on learning strategies, curriculum architecture, performance assessment and evaluation. Dawn has a proven track record of bringing practical, cutting-edge solutions to organizations who want to take performance to the next level. She helps these organizations achieve results by combining contemporary evidence-based best practices from a variety of disciplines, including learning and talent development, performance improvement and change management. She is the go-to consultant for initiatives that impact global learning and performance and talent development.

Dawn has also worked within organizations as a manager and change agent to build high-performing teams and programs that achieve transformative business results. She is recognized as an expert on analyzing what “good” looks like and helping groups at all levels push past barriers and achieve dramatic market, revenue and business success.

Dawn has also been an instructor at Indiana University, where she taught courses in learning skills and critical reading; Ohio State University, where she taught Occupational Analysis, Performance Analysis, and Corporate Instructional Design; and Franklin University, where she has taught Instructional Design Leadership, Coaching and Consulting, Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management, Evaluation, and Principles of Human Performance Technology.


  • OPWL 577 Change Management
  • OPWL 518 Contracting and Consulting