Columbia, United States
Innovation Program Designer
I have a passion for helping schools implement innovative practices that support engaged student learning. Through my work as an innovation program designer and a director of instructional technology, I have facilitated the successful implementation of an innovation incubator and a large 1:1 computing initiative. I am a National Board Certified Teacher, IDEO U Alumni Coach, LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® certified facilitator, Google for Education Certified Innovator, and a Google for Education Certified Trainer. I love to present at conferences on design thinking and innovation, service design, digital leadership, designing space for learning, and 1:1 deployment. I was a contributing writer for the ISTE publication, Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success and my work is featured in the ASCD publication, Design Thinking for School Leaders.Why do you want to be a part of the HundrED Community?
I love to connect with other innovators and learn from their diverse experiences and knowledge. As a member of the community, I believe in sustaining relationships by connecting frequently and collaborating on projects.How can education support students to flourish?
Education can support students and help them to flourish by helping them to find their purpose and connecting them with real world experiences.What role does innovation play in education change?
Through innovative practices, we can support students in following their passions and provide them with a framework for problem solving.