Abbe Altman, CATS Program Manager
As CATS Program Manager, Abbe manages the Community for Academic Technology Staff (CATS) programs, which includes coordinating the annual CATS conferences and overseeing the Awards and TIGERS grant programs, and producing other online events for the Community. She also writes and edits content for CDL project websites and provides project management for the EnACT grant projects.
Abbe has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Ohio State University and a secondary teaching credential in Language Arts from U.C. Berkeley, where she also did graduate work in Comparative Literature. In 2005 she earned a Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning from CSU East Bay. A trained meeting facilitator specializing in Open Space Technology, she has coordinated numerous educational conferences, institutes, and meetings. Abbe came to the CDL from the Sonoma State Office of Sponsored Programs where she wrote grant proposals and supported faculty grant projects.