Technology Integration, Designer, and Teacher in Los Angeles, California
Catherine has been a teacher across all grade levels. She holds a B. A and M.A, in History, a Social Science Credential, as well, as an MA in Learning Technology. Besides teaching history/social studies and language arts classes at the middle and high school level, she taught in an elementary classroom for twelve years. She has been Media Literacy Specialist and currently teaches elementary and middle school technology courses and is the Director of Innovation and Educational Technology at a private PreK-8th grade school in Los Angeles. She has always been an early adopter and worked at the forefront to bring technology into the classroom. She piloted a laptop program at the elementary level in 2000 and enjoys working with teachers to integrate technology across the curriculum. She is a Google Certified Innovator and actively presents at conferences. She has worked as an Instructional Designer and Outreach Manager for a leading gaming company and helped to design a FabLab and Makerspace for her schools. She also consults and provides professional development on a variety of technology integration topics.