Charlotte Redden

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Redden earned her Master’s degree in Information and Learning Technologies from the University of Colorado. Previously she received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Denver's Graduate School of International Studies, where she specialized in Comparative Studies, Research and Methodology. Her undergraduate BA in Education degree was in social sciences and Spanish from Indiana State University. Redden's current areas of special interest include instructional strategies for corporate training, performance-based needs assessment, ethics in instruction, and evaluation of program/ learning outcomes. As owner of StepUP Projects for Business, Dr. Redden is an active instructional design and development practitioner and has consulted with major corporations, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Prior to forming StepUP, Redden worked as an instructional designer and writer, trainer, policy/budget analyst, investment manager, business management analyst, and educator. She has taught at a variety online universities at undergraduate and graduate levels


PhD, University of Denver

MA, University of Colorado

MA, University of Denver

BA, Indiana State University

Public Service

Denver Mountain Parks Foundation, Board Member - Denver

6th Ave. United Church, Organizer - Denver

Awards / Honors

Jerome Halverson Mentor of the Year SOE 2019, Capella University, 2019

Leadership Denver, Denver Metro Leadership Foundation, 1992

Mellon Fellowship, University of Denver, 1971