Evangeline (Litsa) Varonis

Instructional Designer


Litsa began working for PGS in May 2016 before moving to the office of Learning Technologies. As a Moodle administrator, she offers professional development to faculty and staff face-to-face (f2f) and online. As a member of the Transformers advisory group, she supports the Tech and Trek initiative. She is also a Quality Matters facilitator and Master Reviewer, reviewing courses, offering workshops online and f2f in three countries, and contributing to the Higher Ed rubric.

She currently serves on the advisory board of DES Action USA and formerly as an officer of Leadership Ohio. She lives in North Canton with her husband Orestes, and chants with him at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Massillon. They have two grown children.


  • M.A. Linguistics, the University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. Honors/English/Psychology, Arcadia University
  • Certifications: Apple Teacher; Quality Matters (QM) Master Reviewer; QM face-to-face and online course facilitator

Research/Areas of Interest

Her current research interests include online course design, online learning, and learning technologies, in particular the impact of learning technologies on learning outcomes and satisfaction. She has also taught and conducted research and published in English composition, English as a Second Language, and linguistics.