James Glapa-Grossklag is Dean, Educational Technology, Learning Resources, and Distance Learning at College of the Canyons. He supervises Civic Engagement, Community Based Learning, Distance Learning, Library, Educational Travel, Open Educational Resources, and Tutoring. He directs the statewide Distance Education Captioning and Transcription Grant grant. He co-coordinates Technical Assistance for the statewide Zero Textbook Cost grants. He is past President of the Open Education Consortium; the Community College Consortium for OER; and Directors of Educational Technology in California Higher Education. He earned faculty tenure in history, and has taught online, hybrid, and f2f.