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Marion Stone

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Dr. Marion Stone has been the Director of Academic Support and Mentoring and the Executive Director of the International Center for Supplemental Instruction (SI) at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since October 2011. Trained as a counseling psychologist, Dr. Stone has worked in the area of academic support for over 15 years. In her previous role as Associate Director of the Center she supervised Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Video Supplemental Instruction (VSI), along with several other academic support programs. As a certified SI trainer, she conducts SI training workshops and leadership exchanges across the country and in Canada, and also helps coordinate the SI International Conference, held every other year.

SI Publications edited by Dr. Stone include the third edition of Supplemental Instruction: Improving first-year student success in high-risk courses (2008) and Supplemental Instruction: New visions for empowering student learning (2006). She has also presented on SI at numerous national conferences. In addition, Dr. Stone serves as an Adjunct Instructor for the UMKC School of Education.