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Assistant Director TL Assessment

University of Central Oklahoma


Brenton is the assistant director of Transformative Learning Assessment at the University of Central Oklahoma and also teaches in the leadership minor. In his primary role, he works with the Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) in the Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching and Learning (CETTL) where he assists with faculty development, assessment and coordinates all research activities. His interests include helping faculty create learning environments that are conducive of TL experiences and a deeper understanding of how emotions operate in a transformative learning experience when one is faced with a disorienting dilemma. He is particularly interested in how TL can be leveraged for student success and the public good. 

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. - University of Oklahoma - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (2016)

M.Ed. - University of Oklahoma - Adult & Higher Education (2011)

B.S. - Oklahoma State University - Human Resource Management (2004)


eLearning Facilitator (2021). Center for eLearning and Connected Environments. Edmond, OK.

Glass Leadership Institute (2020-2021). Anti-Defamation League. Texoma Region.

Integrative Knowledge Portfolio Process (IKPP) (2019). Generative Knowledge Institute. University of Central Oklahoma.

Distinguished Teacher-Scholar (2019). 21st Century Pedagogy Institute. University of Central Oklahoma.

Academic Leadership Fellow (2018-2019). Educators’ Leadership Academy. University of Central Oklahoma.

Educators Administrators’ Academy (2017-2018). Educators’ Leadership Academy. University of Central Oklahoma.

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