About

Gretchen Benton

Gretchen Benton

I am a lifelong learner working in higher education. I am currently enrolled in the M.A. Educational Media – Online Learning & Professional Development program at Appalachian State University. As the Manager of Learning Services Innovation at Forsyth Technical Community College, I have developed a fondness for beautifully designed digital resources, courses, and professional development.

I grew up as a first-generation low-income college student. My experience made me want to give back by making education more accessible, less intimidating, and a lot more fun. There was a time when I had no clue what I was doing when it came to school, but my philosophy of optimism encouraged me to jump in when I saw an opportunity. My hope is to pass that empowerment on to others, so they can recognize their own potential.

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