J. Gregory McVerry, serves as an Associate Professor of Curriculum Learning at Southern Connecticut State University.

Dr. McVerry holds a PhD in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Cognition, Instruction and Learning Technologies earned as a Neag Fellow at University of Connecticut’s New Literacies Research Lab. Greg served as a volunteer member of the CMMC-AB Test Objectives working group, and in his current position Dr. McVerry leads the instructional design developing curriculum for Licensed Publishing Partners of the CMMC-AB. Dr. McVerry also helped co-found the CT CMMC Coalition, a stakeholder owned co-op looking to facilitate and grow diverse cybersecurity, machine learning, and artificial intelligence opportunities to New England while helping small companies deal with cost of compliance.

Greg McVerry has extensive instructional design experience. Greg developed web literacy curriculum for the Mozilla Foundation and leadership training for the Mozilla Corporation. Dr. McVerry designed the Association of College Universities and Educators principles of effective online teaching. Greg currently serves on the World Wide Web (W3) consortium Credible Web community Group building metadata tools to fight disinformation. McVerry a long-time collaborator in the credentialing space brings this expertise to CMMC course design.

Greg also focuses on Open Source learning across the globe. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Global Open Initiative Foundation based in Accra, Ghana and served on the Board of Directors of the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven. The group works closely with the Wikimedia Foundation to develop open source training and tools to preserve languages and folklore. Dr. McVerry also founded the Elm City Webmakers, an IndieWeb project encouraging ownership of data. Every learner is given a blog and url to own their story and data.

This program has attracted large-scale funding and now the Boys and Girls Club in New Haven host the group as the https://tech-4-teens.club. Dr. McVerry serves as workforce development coach covering instructional design and teaching skills. A long time advocate for a safer web, in 2016 Mozilla, makers of Firefox selected Dr. McVerry as one of the top fifty people in the world protecting Internet Health.

McVerry’s company, ReVIEW Talent Feedback System, focuses on improving instruction by coaching teachers, principals, managers, and trainers to deliver feedback. He also assists companies in developing bids for federal contracts and has helped to bring in over 12 billion dollars in opportunities. Dr. McVerry is currently focused on improving the awareness and training domains in multiple cybersecurity frameworks.