Our Team

Ms. Susie Henderson is The Orange Grove Project Director and Associate Executive Director of the Florida Distance Learning Consortium (FDLC). As Associate Executive Director of the Florida Distance Learning Consortium, Ms. Henderson works with the 39 postsecondary institutions in Florida to leverage resources, facilitate statewide communication and cooperation, and develop beneficial statewide initiatives such as The Orange Grove, a statewide learning object repository. She serves on and chairs regional and national committees in the USA and has served as a technology and e-learning consultant in Florida, other states, and for Malaysia. Most recently, she chaired the legislatively mandated statewide Open Access Textbook Task Force, which examined open textbooks in Florida and made recommendations to promote their use. Ms. Henderson holds a Master of Science from Florida State University in Instructional Systems and a B.A. in Psychology and Asian Studies from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.

Robin Donaldson

As the Instructional Design Specialist for the Florida Distance Learning Consortium, Robin’s main duty is that of Project Manager for The Orange Grove, Florida’s Digital Repository. Robin provides project and instructional design leadership in the maintenance and continued development and deployment of The Orange Grove. Robin came to us from Tallahassee Community College in January 2010 where she worked with faculty in the design, development, implementation, and review of distance learning courses. She has also assisted in the research and development of Navy guidelines for online instructor competencies, ratios, interactions, and evaluation. Robin holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Library and Information Studies and a B.A. in Art Education from Florida State University. Her research interest is Mobile Learning and distance learning.