Brief Bio

Doris Wells-Papanek designs tailored learning experiences "with & for" educators, designers, and learners to create meaningful and sustainable change. Doris has coached learners of all ages, authored multiple papers, and presented at national and international conferences. 

As partner of Greenleaf & Papanek Publications, she has co-authored five student-centered books on learning. With over 25 years of experience in design and software, Doris has developed corporate design strategies, managed user interface groups, taught design, researched and designed usability studies, and designed the appearance and behavior of software. 

Doris is currently working towards her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction Design with a focus on action research, formative assessment, interactive engagement, and storytelling.