Roane State Community College

CTAT Staff

Dr. Susan Sutton
Director of the Center of Teaching Arts & Technology & Distance Education


Before coming to RSCC, Susan was an assistant professor in the Department of Information Media at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN. While working on her Ph.D., she spent two years as a graduate teaching associate at the University of Tennessee teaching online graduate courses for the new online master’s degree program in Instructional Technology and three years teaching courses that prepared pre-service teachers how to integrate technology into the curriculum. Susan has three years of experience teaching in a K-12 special education setting and has an eLearning certification from The Internet eLearning Institute at the University of Tennessee. Susan enjoys teaching faculty how to use various technologies, but also enjoys working with K-12 teachers out in the field who want to learn more about technology integration.

Susan’s academic credentials include a B.S. in Education, with a concentration in Special Education – Hearing Impaired from Ball State University, an M.S. in Education, with a concentration in Instructional Technology from the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. in Education, with a concentration in instructional technology from the University of Tennessee.

Haley Paletta
Office Assistant

In 2016, Haley started attending Roane State Community College working towards an Associate of Science degree. She will be graduating this summer and starting at King University in August to continue her education in Healthcare Administration. Haley started working for CTAT in June of 2018.

Misty Anderson
Instructional Design Specialist/D2L System Administrator

Misty comes to RSCC with more than 15 years in Education from both the K-8 and University settings where she was focused on Instructional Technology Education. Throughout her career, Misty has worked with administrators, faculty, staff and students to adopt different technologies including learning management systems, online learning venues, and student management systems. Misty has trained and supported faculty on the use of learning management systems, student information systems as well as the integration of different technology tools to enhance their existing instruction. Misty served as an adjunct instructor for the College of Education at the University of Tennessee from 2015-2019. Misty enjoys working with faculty to pick tools that enhance their instruction and make their lives easier.

Misty currently holds a BS in Communications with a minor in Business; an MS in Instructional Technology and Educational Studies from the University of Tennessee; an Ed.S. in Education, Teacher Education with a concentration in Special Education from the University of Tennessee.

Zachary Corder
Instructional Design Specialist/D2L System Administrator

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Zach comes to RSCC with more than 12 years of experience in Higher Education. He has held positions in IT, Admissions, Web-Development, and Accreditation. He has served as the administrator of multiple learning management systems where he coordinated with faculty and staff to help students complete their online learning objectives. He has trained faculty in the use of learning management systems and other technologies throughout his career, and has integrated new systems into a Higher Education learning environment. Zach loves working with new and interesting technology. He enjoys helping others implement new technology in their courses and assisting them in making their courses user friendly.

Zach holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in Computer Information Systems, and an MBA with a Management concentration from Lincoln Memorial University.