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Myk Garn, Ph.D.


Myk Garn, Ph.D., is the interim Associate Dean for Learning Systems at Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), overseeing learning design and development, technology infrastructure, compliance, and assessment for Georgia Tech's online and distance courses.  

He is an academic innovator and strategist with over 30 years of experience developing, deploying and leading college and state system instructional, operational, organizational, policy and strategic models.   

He is a committed academic change agent, focusing on the development and deployment of new instructional and educational operations with an emphasis on competency-based, student-driven, advancement-by-mastery models. He emphasizes the roles of faculty and needs of students throughout his work.  His experience includes strategic planning, affordability, emerging trends, disruptive innovation, quality standards, governance, accreditation as well as lessons in fast failure for innovation and accessibility of Internet-based instruction and services for learners with disabilities.   

Dr. Garn earned his Ph.D. in Educational Policy & Evaluation from the University of Kentucky. He also has a M.A. in Educational Systems Design from Michigan State and a B.A. in Commercial Photography from the Brooks Institute.