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

CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks: Join us on 2 February 2023

The Creative Commons Open Education Platform community welcomes you to our Lightning Talks, or seven-minute presentations on specific updates or stories in open education. Kicking off our Lightning Talks series for 2023, presenters will highlight: open educational resources (OER) as tools for social justice, work/life balance, climate change and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals … Read More “CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks: Join us on 2 February 2023”

Creative Commons (CC) Certificate Content: Available in French and Spanish!

The CC Certificate program offers training covering open licensing and the ethos of sharing. All CC Certificate content is openly licensed and built with the intention of adaptation and remix. While CC currently offers Certificate courses to address (1) educators, (2) academic librarians, and (3) cultural heritage communities (also known as GLAM: galleries, libraries, archives … Read More “Creative Commons (CC) Certificate Content: Available in French and Spanish!”

CC celebrates 30 years of UNESCO Memory of the World

This week, the international community celebrates 30 years of the UNESCO Memory of the World Program. At Creative Commons (CC), we applaud the program’s achievements in enhancing preservation and access to documentary heritage from galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) around the globe. We laud the multitude of efforts enlisting documentary heritage to promote inclusive, … Read More “CC celebrates 30 years of UNESCO Memory of the World”

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”