Professional Experience

Director of STEAM Innovation, MS/US
Agnes Irwin School
Bryn Mawr, PA | August 2016-Present

Responsible for leading the Middle & Upper Schools’ programmatic and instructional design toward a dynamic, creative, student­-centered model, aligned with the School’s strategic vision and the teaching and learning pillar of the Center for the Advancement for Girls.

Focus on three distinct areas of responsibility:

  • Faculty Engagement
  • Program Development
  • Distributed Leadership for Innovation

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Technology and Education Consultant
Washington, D.C. & Philadelphia, PA | November 2011-Present

  • Work with technology clients to support their social media practices, manage webinars, and maintain websites
  • Work with education clients to conduct research and compile education data
  • Design social media and communications plans for organizations
  • Manage social media campaigns and trainings locally, virtually, and internationally
  • Speciality areas: Early Childhood Education, Global Education, Educational Technology, and Social Media


Lower School Technology Coordinator
Episcopal Academy
Newtown Square, PA | August 2012-August 2016

  • Integrate technology into PreK-2nd grade classrooms
  • Facilitate innovative technology projects with teachers and students
  • Create and facilitate professional development opportunities on educational technology for faculty
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technology issues

Graduate Assistant
American University: International Training and Education Program (ITEP)
Washington, D.C. | August 2010-May 2012           

  • Created a program Twitter account (@ITEP_AU), Google+ Page and LinkedIn group to establish a virtual network of students, alumni, and colleagues
  • Updated the program website and worked to grow our social media network using Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
  • Increased student recruitment, program communications, and event planning using social media tools.
  • Developed resource materials for research and publication projects


Customer Solutions – Implementation Coordinator
Teaching Strategies, Inc. 
Bethesda, MD | February 2011-April 2011; September 2011-October 2011

  • Discussed curriculum and assessment offerings provided by Teaching Strategies with customers
  • Processed contract subscription agreements and professional development contracts
  • Provided technical support for the GOLD online assessment system via phone and email
  • Conducted webinars on the GOLD system using GoToMeeting

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University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA | May 2011-August 2011

  • Worked with multi-age infant, toddler, and preschool classes to support daily activities and lessons
  • Developed and taught preschool (ages three to five) lesson plans
  • Documented classrooms activities and created a daily log for parents

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Educational Technology Consultant 
Bryn Mawr College: Education Program
Bryn Mawr, PA | January 2010-August 2010

  • Explored areas for increased use and integration of educational technologies in academic courses
  • Researched, facilitated, and began the transition process from paper to e-portfolios for students and faculty
  • Conducted educational workshops for faculty about ways to integrate them into their existing pedagogy
  • Designed websitesdatabases, and other virtual tools to facilitate increased faculty and student use of technology

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