Mary Hattori is the new director of Chaminade University’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). The center develops and implements programs supporting faculty development opportunities and enriched learning environments for students.
“Hiring Dr. Hattori is the latest example of Chaminade’s commitment to innovation across all divisions and schools,” Provost Helen Whippy said. “She has a wealth of academic and technological experience and therefore makes an excellent addition to our campus `ohana.”
As CTL Director, Hattori is responsible for the center’s day-to-day operations. She promotes best practices in pedagogy and instructional technology, all designed to meet the needs of students and faculty alike.
Hattori previously served as Outreach Director at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Center for Pacific Island Studies and School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Prior to that, she was an Associate Professor of Information Technology at Kapiolani Community College. She also coordinated the college’s Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Technology.
Hattori earned an Ed.D. in Professional Educational Practice at UH Manoa, along with a master’s in Educational Technology and a bachelor’s in Secondary Social Studies Education.