Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford, Course Assistant, Stanford, CA March 2015 – Present
Assisted the teaching team for the class “From Play to Innovation” at the d.school.
Acted as a liaison for students, teaching team members, and faculty at the d.school.
Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford, Experience Assistant, Stanford, CA January 2015 – Present
Coached D.School students on their design projects in order to act as a conduit between faculty and students.
Co-taught a four-session popup class called Redesigning the News Ecosystem.
Implemented a design project on understanding the experience of introverts at the D.School.
Zaption, Content Intern, San Francisco, NY
October 2014 - December 2014
Found relevant videos for K-12 teachers and created content to lay over the videos to enhance student learning.
Participated in conversations regarding the direction of the company.
CITYterm at the Masters School, Dobbs Ferry, NY
July 2011 - June 2014
Designed and taught three to four math classes per semester, based on the curriculum of students’ sending school math classes in Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, and AP Calculus BC.
Corresponded with sending school math teachers to ensure students were prepared to return to their sending school classes.
CITYterm Faculty & Residential Advisor
Designed curriculum for the Urban Core, a three-credit, interdisciplinary course that blends history, literature and the urban environment. Co-taught units on Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, NYC’s waterfronts and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Engaged in a professional development project each year, including one on the efficacy of the Flipped Classroom in math classes.
Served as primary advisor for 2-4 students a semester, communicating with parents and students about their cognitive and academic growth.
Co-chaired the Consequence Committee, a group of students and faculty that deals with disciplinary actions.
Supervised students as on-duty faculty member for 5–10 days a month, including coordination of student trips into NYC.
Administrative – Finance Coordinator and Registrar
Acted as liaison between CITYterm and the Masters School Business Office.
Managed CITYterm’s credit card bills, petty cash and invoices.
Coordinated mid-semester and end of term reporting process with CITYterm’s Director by preparing, editing and sending comments and transcripts to students, parents and schools.
Breakthrough, Physics Teacher, Philadelphia, PA
June 2010 - August 2010
Taught physics to high-potential eighth graders from under-served communities of Philadelphia.
Wrote and implemented lesson plans using the ITTI (Improving Teacher Training Initiative) format.
Stanford University. Stanford, CA
September 2014 - present
Masters of Education in the Learning, Design and Technology Program, Expected August 2015
Relevant coursework: Design Thinking Bootcamp, Technology for Learners, Qualitative Research Methods
Williams College. Williamstown, MA
September 2007 - June 2011
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Psychology, June 2011; Cumulative GPA: 3.39
Semester at Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen (Fall 2009)