Employee Spotlight - Mauricio Cadavid

Posted by: Robert Klimper
January 28, 2019
Mauricio Cadavid

Dr. Mauricio Cadavid works as a Senior Instructional Designer for Academic Technologies and Innovation (ATI) in the lower level of the Pfau Library here Cal State University, San Bernardino where he started as a student assistant in the Summer of 2003 and became full-time staff in 2006.

Inside ATI, Cadavid’s responsibilities include working alongside the faculty of the school in helping them with designing engaging activities, effective assessments, and overall great quality learning experiences for their courses.

Cadavid also reviews courses to make sure they meet the criteria for Quality Matters certification, as well as design and conduct various workshops on how best to handle setting course work for online and hybrid courses. He was also a part of the redesigning the first Quality Matters certified course at CSUSB.

“Overall, my passion in my job is increasing student achievement through learning experiences,” said Cadavid.

Cadavid, himself, is an alumnus of CSUSB with three degrees from the school, those being a BA in Psychology, MA in Education focused on Reading/Language Arts and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Policy.

When not working alongside faculty with creating courses, Cadavid has a passion for woodworking, rollerblading and tennis. He also used to be an instructor for Latin dance, specifically salsa and merengue. On top of all of this, Cadavid is also a certified scuba instructor.

Cadavid is a man who has made CSUSB a special place for him, getting the entirety of his education here and staying to make sure that future students receive the best education as well, so it comes as no surprise that to him, CSUSB means family.