Bank Street College of Education, New York, NY — Ms. Ed Early Childhood Education — May 2003

Yale University, New Haven CT — Harris Fellowship, Early Childhood Education — 1999

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT — BA American Studies — May 1998


Director BrainPOP Educators BrainPOP Inc. New York, NY 2013 – Present
Developing professional development and training courses for award winning educational company.

Senior Manager BrainPOP Educators, BrainPOP Inc. New York, NY 2011- 2013
Facilitate and build community of educators for award winning educational company.

Trainer Apple Professional Development, Cupertino, CA 2009-2011
Delivering professional development workshop to teachers around the country.

Educational Technologist grades 3-5, The School at Columbia, New York, NY — 2006-2011
Worked with students and teachers to implement and support technology use within conceptually based, integrated curriculum. Managing change.

First Grade Teacher, The School at Columbia, New York, NY — 2003-2005
Founding member of first grade teaching team at The School. Steering Committee

First Grade Assistant Teacher, Manhattan Country School New York, NY — 2001-2003
Taught as assistant in “6-7s” classroom.

Second Grade Co-Teacher, The Children’s Storefront New York, NY — 1999-2001
Created and implemented “community” curriculum. Trained in Orton-Gillingham phonics method.

Pre-K Assistant Teacher, Calvin Hill Daycare, New Haven, CT — 1998-1999
Taught as assistant teacher in pre-k classroom.


Tribeca Film InstituteVideo Games and StoryTelling  - 2013

Games For Change – From Gamification to Producification – 2013

Museum of Modern Art – Learning Environments for the 21st Century – 2012

Mobile 2012- Mobile Learning Experience - Digital Storytelling in a BYOD environment -2012

American Institute of Research – Learning Point Associates — 2010 – 2013
Technical Working Group (TWG) member –

International Society Technology Educators (ISTE) — 2009
Extending learning, a 24/7 approach

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) — 2009
Conference Presentation: Academic Application of Social Networking.

Punahou School — 2008, 2010, 2011
Lead educator and consultant “Summer Lab School

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) — 2008
Presentation “Academic Application of Social Networking”

Shady Hill School — 2008
Advised “Tiger Team” Professional Development team in learning New Media tools

Pearson Education — 2007
Worked with middle school science textbook authors to develop new media curriculum components.

Kean University – Union New Jersey — 2007, 2010
Presentation “Fieldtrips 2.0, New Approaches to Classic Curriculum”

NALS Teach Tech award – 2009
Project title: Integrating Educational Robotics in Elementary School Cirricula

Google Certified Teacher — 2008
Work with Google to develop and test products in school setting.

Apple Distinguished Educator — 2007
Work with Apple and other “ADEs” to develop educational technology tools.

Education Update Advisory board — 2007 – present
Meet biannually with group of educators to oversee direction of NY based monthly education newspaper. Also write occasional columns

Producer, Ripple Effects Inc. — 2006
Worked for director finding talent, locations and videographer to produce video segments for “Earned Wisdom” pre-service teacher training software.

Curriculum Designer, The School at Columbia New York, NY — 2003
Prior to school opening, worked for 6 months with team to developed conceptually based integrated curriculum for grades K-4.

Harris Fellow of Early Childhood EducationYale University -1999
Attended classes with post doc fellows in psychology, psychiatry and pediatrics. Worked in Yale affiliated preschool 30 hours a week.


Work extensively with: Web 2.0 applications, WordPress, Mockflow, ilife suite (iphoto, iMovie, Garageband), iwork suite (pages, keynote, numbers), Google Applications, Robolab, Quicktime pro, Inspiration, Camtasia, Comic Life, Scratch, Stagecast Creator and a variety of other K-12 software. Skilled at troubleshooting and maintaining various hardware; computers, cameras, tablets, etc.


Video editing, playing bass guitar, drums, piano, guitar, listening to records, writing songs, traveling, cooking, eating, speaking spanish, game design, politics, sustainability.


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