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

Creative Commons Bootcamp for California Community Colleges

Open Education Week offers a global festival of open education efforts. As we take stock of the offerings, it’s heartening to look at how individual efforts can feed into larger system’s change. In our Open Education Week 2023 blog post, we highlight community members’ approaches and tools, opening access to education and knowledge. Below, we … Read More “Creative Commons Bootcamp for California Community Colleges”

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Open Education Week 2023: Creative Commons Celebrates Community Members

As we gear up for Open Education Week 2023 (6 – 10 March), Creative Commons wants to recognize the contributions of our open education and related open communities. In the past several months, our community members have shared their knowledge and inquiry through lightning talks, panel discussions, presentations, and working groups. The list below offers … Read More “Open Education Week 2023: Creative Commons Celebrates Community Members”

CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks February 2023: Recordings and Slides

On 2 February 2023, the Creative Commons Open Education Platform community held Lightning Talks, where presenters shared innovative ideas and technologies in the field of Open Education. Each speaker brought unique expertise to the table, sparking conversations and inspiring new ideas. You can watch the replay below. The Lightning Talk Presenters: Reimagining Open Education as … Read More “CC Open Education Platform Lightning Talks February 2023: Recordings and Slides”

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Panel Recap: 3D Scanning for Cultural Heritage Preservation, Access and Revitalization

On 7 February 2023, Creative Commons hosted a panel discussion on 3D scanning, preservation, access and revitalization of cultural heritage. Missed it? Not to worry, it was recorded.    Here are some of our top takeaways from discussion:    To increase access to cultural content, advocacy efforts that appeal to museums’ higher values of making cultural … Read More “Panel Recap: 3D Scanning for Cultural Heritage Preservation, Access and Revitalization”

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Training: Open Licenses for Artists, Musicians and Creators

Curious about Creative Commons licenses? Join Creative Commons staff for an overview of the six CC licenses and two public domain tools. We will describe the CC license and tool elements, their legal, machine-readable, and human-readable layers, as well as show practical use cases for each of the licenses and tools. Participants will engage in … Read More “Training: Open Licenses for Artists, Musicians and Creators”

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Scanning 3D: Cultural Heritage Preservation, Access and Revitalization

On 7 February 2023, Creative Commons will host a panel discussion on 3D scanning, preservation, access and revitalization of cultural heritage. As 3D technologies advance and cultural heritage institutions around the world seek better ways to enable people to engage with their collections, we also see cultural artifacts threatened by global climate change, armed conflict, … Read More “Scanning 3D: Cultural Heritage Preservation, Access and Revitalization”

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!”