Jennryn Wetzler

Jennryn Wetzler

Jennryn Wetzler
Director of Learning and Training
Jennryn develops and manages CC training programs including the CC Certificate. She facilitates collaborative projects and partnerships for open education.
Jennryn Wetzler

Prior to CC, Jennryn worked on open policy and open educational resources (OER) at the U.S. Department of State, piloting OER use for public diplomacy and global partnerships. She’s also enjoyed gaining a different perspective of education through international development work in Thailand and Niger.

Jennryn has a Masters in ‘Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs’ from American University’s School for International Service. She currently lives in Maryland with her husband Nick, and kids. Jennryn enjoys yoga, podcasts and feeding her more daring friends cooking experiments.

Photo credit: Priscilla C. Scott, CC BY

Jennryn's News

Open Minds Podcast: Trudi Radtke on InclusiveAccess.org

Hi Creative Commoners! We are back with a new episode of CC’s Open Minds … from Creative Commons podcast. In this month’s episode of the show, Jennryn Wetzler, CC’s Director of Learning and Training, talks all things Open Education and Inclusive Access Textbooks with Trudi Radtke, former Open Education Project Manager at SPARC. InclusiveAccess.org is … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Trudi Radtke on InclusiveAccess.org”

CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks: Recordings and Request for Speakers!

The Creative Commons Open Education Platform community completed our latest round of Lightning Talks, or seven-minute presentations on specific updates or stories in open education. Learn more about the presentations in the recording links and summaries below.  And, we hope you will consider presenting in our next round, coming up in 2023. Sign up here. … Read More “CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks: Recordings and Request for Speakers!”

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Join us for our next round of CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks!

The Creative Commons Open Education Platform community will offer our next round of Lightning Talks, or seven-minute presentations on specific updates or stories in open education. Join the sessions on Tuesday 12 July at 6:00pm UTC. We can’t wait to learn with you! Location: Join us from wherever you are based! We’ll be using Zoom to … Read More “Join us for our next round of CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks!”

Here are four key takeaways from evaluating the CC Certificate

The CC Certificate program helps Creative Commons build professionals’ capacity in open licensing and open practices. The program offers global courses for academic librarians, educators, and cultural heritage advocates; but courses are open to everyone. Through global discussions, course participants work through what it means to engage in an online commons of shared knowledge and … Read More “Here are four key takeaways from evaluating the CC Certificate”

CC Certificate: Alumni interview with Revekka Kefalea

Launched in 2018, the Creative Commons Certificate program has trained and graduated over 1000 people from 56 countries.  Creative Commons staff are regularly inspired by the community of Certificate alumni, accomplishing incredible things in open knowledge and culture. CC Certificate alumni have used the Certificate course knowledge in a number of ways—read about how alumni … Read More “CC Certificate: Alumni interview with Revekka Kefalea”

Open Education Week 2022 Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides

In honor of Open Education Week (March 7-11, 2022), the Creative Commons Open Education Platform community offered Lightning Talks, or  seven-minute presentations on specific updates or stories in open education. Moderated by Stephen Downes, the lighting talks covered everything from leveraging tax legislation for open education funding, to theories and practices around OER, fireside stories … Read More “Open Education Week 2022 Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides”

Claim your CC GLAM Certificate Scholarship ticket this week–there are a few left!

Creative Commons is thrilled to announce our first CC Certificate scholarships for our newly launched GLAM course. If you would like to nominate a member of the CC Global Network or Open GLAM community for a scholarship – who has contributed to Open GLAM efforts – please read below.  The scholarship will help individuals seeking … Read More “Claim your CC GLAM Certificate Scholarship ticket this week–there are a few left!”

Open Education Week 2022: Join our latest round of Open Education Lightning Talks

Join the CC Open Education Platform on Tuesday, 8 March, 2022 at 9 p.m. UTC / 4 p.m. EST for an Open Education Week round of Open Education Lightning Talks. By popular demand, the CC Open Education Platform is bringing back our Open Education Lightning Talks Series. We are kicking off the first round of … Read More “Open Education Week 2022: Join our latest round of Open Education Lightning Talks”

Join us for ‘Ground Truth in Open Internet’ — the new Creative Commons Open Journalism Webinar Series and Training

Journalism provides a crucial public service. Access to verifiable information and stories that question the underlying terrain of power is critical to democratic societies. Yet, journalism as we know it faces existential new challenges. Increasingly, journalists face work-halting financial and ethical challenges, as well as threats to their physical and digital safety, when sharing information … Read More “Join us for ‘Ground Truth in Open Internet’ — the new Creative Commons Open Journalism Webinar Series and Training”

CC Certificate Alumnus, Mostafa Azad Kamal on his work with open education policies and practice

The Creative Commons Certificate program provides unique training courses for educators, academic librarians and the GLAM community (galleries, libraries, archives and museums). Certificate courses are an investment in open movements, training people on copyright, open licensing, and the ethos of working with our global, shared commons using CC licenses. After launching in 2018, and certifying … Read More “CC Certificate Alumnus, Mostafa Azad Kamal on his work with open education policies and practice”