Rochelle Piʻilani Hussey Kaʻaloa
Board Member, Secretary
Rochelle Piʻilani Hussey Kaʻaloa a faculty assistant specialist at the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies and is currently the Hawaiian Studies Master’s Program graduate chair. In her position, she additionally provides IT consulting to the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge regarding distance education, the school knowledge well (digital repository), and technology assistance and integration projects. She holds a master’s degree in educational technology and has over fifteen years of experience as an educator working and researching in the areas of indigenous education, distance education, and instructional learning design. Her current research agenda is in Native Hawaiian education, particularly in the area of accessibility and use of technology by Native Hawaiian teachers and students. Her doctoral research focuses on working closely with higher education faculty and staff to support learning design with technology to impact their teaching and learning in higher education.