June 19, 2018 – Durham, NC – Bull City Blue, a life science learning agency based in Durham, has added Carla Torgerson, MEd, MBA as a Director of Instructional Design. Carla will support Bull City Blue, as well as its parent company, Bull City Learning, a leading eLearning agency.
Ms. Torgerson’s professional background spans more than 15 years, with robust experience in curriculum design, instructional design, instructional writing, and strategy. She has worked with all learning modalities, but has a focus in eLearning, mobile learning, and microlearning.
Carla developed MILE, the MIcroLEarning Design Model© and is author of The Microlearning Guide to Microlearning. She has taught courses for the Association for Talent Development (ATD) on instructional design for eLearning, mobile learning, and microlearning for more than 10 years.
Her previous work experience includes over 10 years as a consultant providing a wide range of learning and development support to Fortune 500 clients. She has worked as an instructional designer and senior instructional designer for Allen Interactions, as well as a senior instructional strategist at Maestro, in addition to working as an independent consultant. Carla was also the Founding Director and Educational Consultant at the Center for Teaching and Educational Technologies at Penn State Erie.
“We’re very excited to have Carla join the team,” said Nathan Pienkwoski, PhD, a founding partner of Bull City Learning and its Head of Solution Delivery. “We have a fantastic instructional design team here, and Carla is a great addition. She will complement our current capabilities, as well as help us expand them,” he added.
Garry O’Grady, President of Bull City Blue and Bull City Learning, added that, “Carla is well known within the learning and development arena. We’re looking forward to working with her to introduce Bull City Learning and Bull City Blue to a lot of great new people.”
Carla has a Master of Education (MEd) focused in technology-based education from the University of Alberta in Canada and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN.