Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Wanda is a veteran educator who is passionate about leadership and education. Her interests include 21st Century education, innovation, educational technology, and leadership. Wanda has held multiple roles at the campus level including principal, academic dean, curriculum director, and classroom teacher. Her most recent role has been serving as elementary principal at Amana Academy, an Expeditionary Learning Public Charter School in Fulton County, Georgia.
Wanda is the president and co-founder of EdCamp Atlanta an "un"conference for innovative educators, and is passionate about increasing collaboration and innovation among educators in the Atlanta area and around the country. She blogs about education, technology, innovation and leadership at Think.Innovate.Educate and recently presented a TEDx talk on Reimaging the Teacher at TEDx Peachtree in Atlanta to champion the use of social media as a vehicle for connecting educators. A frequent presenter for educational and leadership conferences regionally and nationally, Wanda holds an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Kennesaw State University, a Master's degree in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies from the University of Texas, a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Covenant College and a Bachelor's degree in Education from Piedmont College. Wanda resides in the Atlanta area with her family and enjoys music and hiking in the North Georgia mountains in her spare time.