Boyoung Chae is a Policy Associate of Educational Technology and Open Education with the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges (SBCTC). She completed a master’s in Instructional Systems from Pennsylvania State University, and a PhD in Instructional Technology from the University of Georgia.
She led the development of several state-wide OER initiatives through professional development offerings, research, and policy work. Her work is informed by a data-driven, policy-informing process. Some of the notable projects she’s managed and implemented include the Open Course Library, Open Washington and OER 101, and Washington state’s community college system OER/Low-Cost Labeling Policy. A few years back, with her SBCTC colleague Mark Jenkins, she co-authored an OER research report awarded the Open Education Consortium’s Open Research Award for Open Education Excellence, and a book chapter for UNESCO publication (Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation)