Meet the Faculty

All OnLine Training faculty members have years of practical experience. Each has been very successful in past endeavors.
We have joined together to create an online college with uniquely practical courses that directly meet the needs of our students.

Redding College

Terrence R. ReddingTerrence R. Redding, Ph.D., the president and CEO of OnLine Training, also serves as the founding president of Redding College. He has been designing and teaching adult education courses since 1968. Terry is a past W. K. Kellogg Fellow and has a doctoral degree in Adult and Higher Education. He has a Masters in the Psychology of Education and is an honors graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. His research has dealt with adult motivation theory and the origins of self-directed learning readiness. He has specialized in cognitive learning models and is the co-developer of the Honeycutt Redding Cognitive Task Analysis Model. Since 1989 he has been involved in an on going series of research projects associated with the development of high self-directed learning readiness.

It is Terry's belief that in our rapidly changing world from time to time situations will ocur which will threaten the very existence of humanity. No one can know from where the genuis will come which will permit humankind to confront and defeat such extinction level events. Nor can we know what form the threat will take. Nor can we know from where the threat will come. We only know that it is a certainty that in the future such threats will confront mankind. Thus Terry considers it an imperative that we set about educating all of humankind, fostering growth of the human spirit, and our ability to understand and manage our environment. Of great significance is the finding that children between ages 8 and 15, who become high self-directed learners, typically share a common childhood experience. Redding has labeled this experience "the first moment of lasting excitement." High self-directed learners who share this common experience can remember some event that has captured their imagination for life. Typically these individuals find their life long learning endeavors in some way tied to this "first moment of lasting excitement."

He studied and conducted research in the area of continuing professional education at the Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education. Later, as a consultant he developed a three volume set for the US Army allowing them to prioritize the selection and funding of strategic technologies which will be required in the 21st century. More recently Terry has been the Director of Corporate Training and Corporate Computer Training at Palm Beach Atlantic College. He is the author of numerous referred chapters dealing with adult learning theory. He is the founder of OnLine Training Institute.

Warren Heltsley, EdD, MPA., the Provost, Redding College, has over 35 years experience in education. He received his Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education from Nova Southeastern University, North Miami, Florida. He has a Master’s in Public Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, Florida and a bachelor’s degree in both Criminal Justice and Public Administration from Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Additionally, his first degree was an Associate of Arts degree in Police Science from Gateway Technical Institute, Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Prior to joining OnLine Training, Inc., Warren has served in increasing levels of responsibility ranging from College Campus Provost, Conference Center Director, and program coordinator to volunteer work with individuals seeking their GED. Warren developed a volunteer lead GED program for Racine County Jail in 1981 while working as Assistant Chief Security Officer in the jail.  He also taught in the Police Science program at Gateway Technical Institute in the early 80’s. Warren has taught at Florida Keys Community College while working there as the Continuing Education Coordinator. In 1994, he took the Continuing Education Coordinator position at Edison College where he developed relationships throughout the community. Ultimately at Edison Community College he served as Director of the conference Center, and Campus Provost.  Warren has been an adjunct faculty with Barry University and has developed bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level courses, teaching courses in Public Administration and Public Policy.

Brad Weishaupt, Director of Redding CollegeBrad Weishaupt, M.C.M., is Director of Redding College, and works in Course Development and serves on the Board of Directors for OnLine Training. He graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, has a Masters of Church Music from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has over five years of adjunct teaching experience at the college level.

He completed coursework in the Certified Internet WebMaster program at PC Professor, and has taken other courses in computers and business. Brad has worked in software support and testing, has been designing websites since 2000, and founded a web design and hosting business together with his son. He currently serves as Director of Technology and Associate Minister of Music and Worship at Grace Immanuel Bible Church and The Expositors Seminary in Jupiter FL, and works part-time for OLT. He has been with OnLine Training since 2006.

Donald L. Voils, A.M., has an AM in Mathematics and is a mathematics and computer programming instructor. Don taught in high school and middle school for three years and has been teaching in higher education for almost 40 years. Don began his university teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and taught there from 1966 to 1984. Upon leaving Wisconsin, he joined the faculty at Palm Beach Community College and taught there from 1984 until his retirement in 2003. He is the founding faculty for several network based distance education projects, online instructional programs and in-service instructor professional development programs. He is currently teaching at Florida Atlantic University and Palm Beach Community College as an adjunct faculty member. Don was the past founder, president and CEO of an Internet based online college faculty company. Don’s background in higher education as a faculty member in mathematics and computer science, combined with his experience in distance education from a technical and instructional perspective, and his practical experience as the founder of a Internet based company which provided adjunct faculty to client colleges, makes him ideally suited to work with Redding College. Click here for an expanded biography.

Colette Mazzucelli, M.A.L.D., Ph.D., D.D.G., has 20 years experience in global education. She is a member of the "Scientific Council" of the Rotary Center for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution and a Senior Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, France's leading institute of international affairs. At OLT OnLine Training, Inc., Mazzucelli is a member of the Founding Faculty responsible to develop the survey offerings in Global Awareness: Confronting 21st Century Challenges, Conflict Prevention: Concepts and Practice in Comparative Perspective, HIV/AIDS Preventive Education, and Understanding Conflict and Cooperation in World Affairs. Most recently, she was Program Development Associate, Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation, Teachers College (TC), Columbia University. She is Co-Founder of the TCMuses Transatlantic Internet/Multimedia Seminar Southeastern Europe (TIMSSE) series. TCMuses TIMSSE is the first multimedia facilitated curricular offering at Sciences Po Paris. Mazzucelli was recently cited as International Educator of the Year in recognition of her pioneering work in the development of approaches to multimedia pedagogy for active learning. She is a Da Vinci Laureate and a member of the Founding Cabinet, World Peace and Diplomacy Forum, Cambridge, England. A volume Mazzucelli co-edited with April Morgan and Lucinda Peach, Ethics and Global Politics: The Active Learning Sourcebook, is scheduled for publication with Kumarian Press in fall 2004. Another volume edited with Roger Boston, Preventive Education for Human Security in the Balkans, is forthcoming in 2005 with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. As a participant in the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program for Future American Leaders, Mazzucelli assisted with the ratification of the Treaty on European Union ("Maastricht") in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1992-93. She is the author of France and Germany at Maastricht Politics and Negotiations to Create the European Union. Her biography appears in Marquis Who's Who in America.

Mihaela Gherman, Ph.D., was born and raised in Romania where she studied economics, worked in the hospitality industry for a few years, and taught marketing as an assistant professor at the “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu. Mihaela was offered a scholarship at the University of Missouri where she completed a MA in Journalism, the advertising sequence. She worked at the MU as a special programs coordinator in the International Department of the School of Journalism until she enrolled in a doctoral program in Communications that she completed at Wayne State University. Mihaela currently teaches communication classes at the University of Phoenix, in Cleveland. Mihaela ‘s research, published in Romania or U.S, focused on promotional marketing, interpersonal communication, and cultural issues. In addition, she is interested in social issues like the effects of disregarding the environment, the building and dissemination of health care messages, and civic participation in the political debate. Her invited article on health narratives for the last newsletter of the Global Action MO Group, February 2004 Newsletter can be read at
Donna Gabrielle, Ph.D., is a dynamic communicator with 17+ years experience in education, media, distance learning, instructional systems design, training, and cognitive psychology. Her knowledge of human performance issues supplies great insight when dealing with the integration of technology into professional and social processes. She holds a B.A. in Communication with an emphasis in journalism from Florida A&M University and minors in English and German. She earned her M.A. in Mass Communication, Media Communication, and Marketing Research. She earned her doctorate in Educational Psychology and Learning Systems- Instructional Systems at Florida State University, and teaches computer science, education, and communications courses.
Dr. Gabrielle’s passion is to bring education via technology and other means to people who otherwise could not be reached (low SES, homebound disabled, etc.). Her diverse background includes living several years overseas, and she has maintained her interest in international issues. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, volunteer work, SCUBA, golf, car racing, hiking, bicycling, kayaking, and swimming with the dolphins. She has worked for private industry, 3 universities, one K-12 school district, 2 community colleges, and 3 state agencies, including as head of training and development for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Her most recent position was Associate Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence and Professor of Computer Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.
Larissa A. Chuprina, Ph.D., has been in the field of Adult Education for 18 years, both in this country and overseas. She is originally from Ukraine, the country with 100% of literacy and strong traditions in Higher and Continuing Education. She holds a Ph.D. in Education with specialization in Educational Psychology and concentrations in Adult Education, International Management, and ESOL/Foreign Language Education from The University of Tennessee. Dr. Chuprina also holds her Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Education with a concentration in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English Literature, as well as a Diploma in International Management from Kharkiv State University, Ukraine. Using her background in foreign languages, international business, and educational psychology, she has consulted on cross-cultural adaptability and international communication for managers and scholars. She believes that everybody is capable of learning and is committed to developing study and self-directed learning skills in students. Her experience with international aspects of education allows her to bring unique insights to Adult Education programs offered on-line by complementing her teaching approaches with cultural sensitivity and support in online environment. Long biography.

Valerie Dunn, M.S., is from Canoga Park California. President of GET IT DUNN INC., she specializes in adult education, curriculum development and test taking strategies. Her work with the Los Angeles County Office of Continuing Education involved curriculum development for adult teacher training. While at LACOE she also taught all of the courses for which she developed the curriculum. These courses include Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science and General Science.

Valerie brings a joy of teaching and an enthusiastic approach to web based instruction. She is highly motivated in helping students prepare for and complete all of their educational goals. Valerie Dunn joined OLT in 2001.

Enes Osmancevic is a Junior Faculty Development Fellow at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, participating in a program established and financed by the US Department of State. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) where he received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. Osmancevic defended his Master's thesis analyzing the Influence of Internet Communications on Forming Public Opinion in Bosnia and Herzegovina in March 2002. An updated and revised Master's thesis has been published as the book, Internet, Traditional and Virtual Audience, by Magistrat, Sarajevo, 2003. He teaches Introduction to Communication Science and Radio Journalism at his home university, the University of Tuzla. His website is found at

Roger Boston, M.S., has three decades of experience in the computer field and is established at the Houston Community College as the "Rockwell Endowed Chair" for technical innovations. A pioneer in low bandwidth distance education and still with the faculty, he collaborates world wide to share his expertise and approaches to delivering instruction via telecommunications. The creator and guide to the small budget, low cost or no cost approach to developing distance education programs he has participated in multiple Global Learn Days, beginning with the first in 1997. His workshops in the applied aspects associated with fostering distance education programs have been presented both online and in person for faculty and practitioners on all continents. OLT is pleased to have Roger as a member of the OLT College founding faculty.
Kathryn Eiser, M.B.A., has sixteen years with the largest computer maker (IBM). She knows what it takes to make a great instructor--patience and humor. She brings to OLT College a whole lot of the first and just the right amount of the second. Her experience as a technical writer has taught her how to explain complex material in simpler terms. She earned both of her degrees from Nova Southeastern University.

Along with her sixteen years with IBM, she has also been a small business owner for three years and an Adjunct Instructor (sixteen years). She is currently on the faculties of Palm Beach Community College, Broward Community College, and Miami-Dade College. She also holds A+ certification from the Computing Technology Industry Association. She has had a Florida Real Estate License since 1972.

She has been instructing classes on the Internet for over seven years and finds it extremely challenging and satisfying for herself and the students.

Meg Stoner, M.S., brings to OLT College 15 years of product development experience in business. She is currently in her fourth year teaching online courses and has taught computer lab courses for five years. She holds a certificate in Online Teaching and another certificate in Online Learning and Teaching. She teaches courses in using the Internet to find information and computer applications, including Access, Excel, Word, and Windows. She is also involved in workforce and economic development including partnerships with local business and industry.

She has an associate of Science degree in Design, a Baccalaureate degree in Psychology, and a Master of Science in Education. She has a special interest in the area of information literacy.

Last updated June 3, 2008 by Sandra King