MERIT Welcomes New Staff!

MERIT is pleased to welcome Bill Weber & Jackson Kestner to the UW-Madison School of Education– we are so happy to have you part of the MERIT team!

Bill Weber (Instructional Technologist):
Bill brings 12 years of experience as an Instructional Designer and Technologist. He joins UW-Madison from UW Colleges Online, where he supported instructors across the UW System with the design, development, and facilitation of online and blended courses. Bill has expertise in the learning sciences and pedagogy, technology, media development, and shared academic governance. In his free time, Bill enjoys photography and all things Apple. Contact Bill for support with instruction, educational technologies, and instructional media.

Jackson Kestner (Systems Engineer):
Jackson began his role on June 22 and is supporting our network enterprise and IT security services, including the Education Building data center. Jackson comes to us from Southern Illinois Healthcare in Carbondale, Illinois and is looking forward to exploring Madison and the surrounding area, especially the parks and lakes.