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I am passionate about:
Education. Making learning beautiful. Redesigning schools into cool spaces. Using design thinking to tackle complex social problems. Clever forms of disruption. Merging radical technologies. Collaboration. Discovering things. Making people smarter.
A little known fact about me is:
M grandfather was a village healer, a self-taught doctor and lifelong learner who lived to be 112.
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"Life is bowl of cherries and swallowing the pits won't kill you."
I’ve worked in K-12 education as a researcher, teacher, curriculum designer, policy analyst, professional developer, leadership coach, school consultant. I see myself as a change agent, a connector of ideas, a facilitator of learning, a capacity builder. I've a zeal for bringing people together and seeing The Big Picture. At work I was the metaphor queen and my favorite prefix is “re-.“ According to an AI engine that analyzed everything I’ve posted online, I’m pragmatic, reliable, organized, values driven. But that I might take a long time to make a decision. Yes, I like to get things right.