Denise M. Snyder, ALM

Director of Learning Technologies and Environments, Union College
Denise Snyder is currently the director for learning technologies and environments at Union College. Previously, she worked for more than thirteen years as a senior academic technologies analyst and project manager at Harvard Law School and two years at Empire State College as a lead instructional designer. In these roles, Snyder works with faculty to integrate appropriate technology into instruction, and researches and designs discrete projects to create more meaningful, authentic learning environments for students. She completed the certificate in technology in education at the Harvard Extension School in 2003 and earned the ALM with a concentration in educational technologies there in 2007. Snyder's primary focus is on improving learning experiences through the thoughtful application of instructional design within traditional, online, and hybrid learning environments in the world of higher education. In 2016, she received the Petra T. Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award.


  • ALM Harvard Extension School