Judith Sebesta

Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., is the Founder and Principal at Sebesta Education Consulting LLC, supporting innovation, inspiration, and transformation across the higher education ecosystem. She is proud to serve as immediate Past-President of the Executive Council for the Community College Consortium for OER of OE Global and is on the Board of Directors for the international Open Education conference. Prior to consulting she was Vice President, ISKME Labs/OER Commons, and Executive Director of the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas. She also served in a variety of roles at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, including as Project Director for Open Educational Resources, Director of Innovation, and Program Director for Distance Education, and was the founding Executive Director of the Institute for Competency-Based Education. Before shifting her career focus to the broader landscape of policy and practice in open education, innovation, and digital education, Judith enjoyed a fifteen-year career as a university professor and administrator. 

Her openly licensed resource Telling Stories to Save the World: Climate Change in Narrative Film was published via Pressbooks in 2023.

OE Awards Recognition