- Ed.D. Capella University
- MIS University of Phoenix
- B.A. The University of Texas at Arlington
Yasmin Gulzar holds a Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership and Management from Capella University, a Masters degree in Information Systems from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelors degree in Communication Technology from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in higher education.
Dr. Gulzar was previously employed at Dallas College (formerly known as DCCCD) where she worked for over 20 years. During this time, she taught a range of classes from Intro to Computers, Business Computer Applications, and Database. She served on numerous committees at Dallas College such as the Mountain View Faculty Council as Communications Chairperson and previously as Secretary and the Computer Science Curriculum Committee. As Communications Chairperson she built the Faculty Council a website that would was used to provide pertinent information regarding policy and procedures and other essential items as they were provided each year to the council. She also served on grant projects such as the STEM Accelerator Grant, and an NSF Grant as Co-Pi.
During her time at Dallas College, she has created curriculum related to programming classes for the Computer Science discipline which increased enrollment in this area for the Mountain View Campus. She has worked with universities and industry partners in creating content and curriculum that meets industry standards and needs. She has analyzed and evaluated programs to ensure they meet industry standards. She has reviewed, analyzed, evaluated, and updated curriculum to ensure it continually meets industry standards. She has supervised and evaluated adjunct faculty. She has provided leadership in developing, implementing, and maintaining instructional delivery systems in the discipline by working with publishers and courseware content teams to ensure these systems would adhere to current LMS standards. She has extensive experience designing and developing course content and LMS templates for higher education. She has conducted analysis on student learning to support improvement in learning, teaching, and institutional performance. She also served on a team that created a competency based online faculty professional development program called Best Practices for Teaching Online. This program was officially recognized by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). Additionally, she has served as a STEM mentor for Dallas College’s STEM Institute and a faculty mentor for Dallas College.
She is also a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Kappa Delta Pi, and Texas Community College Teachers Association. She also has industry certifications in AWS Cloud Computing, ACUE in Promoting Active Learning Online, Quality Matters APPQMR, and Post-Masters certificates in Educational Leadership.