Sticky Learning by Design

Wednesday, February 27 11:30 am–12:20 pm
TCC - Tahoma 3

Here’s a simple truth--all educators are designers! That means design thinking frameworks are not just for big projects or innovation labs—they can influence and support any type of educational effort, big or small, from the classroom to the faculty room to the administrative team. Join Alyssa to learn how design frameworks can help make any type of educational work sticky, deep, and meaningful.

Type: 50-minute Session
Focus Area: Assessment, Coaching, Emerging Trends, Leadership, Makerspace, Professional Development, Teacher Librarian
Skill Level: All levels

Presented by

Alyssa Tormala Alyssa Tormala, Jesuit High School

Alyssa Tormala is the Vice Principal of Professional Development and Innovation at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator and Microsoft Innovative Educator fascinated by how technology can open the door to innovation in teaching and learning. Prior to joining Jesuit High School, she served as a teacher and Instructional Technology Coach at St. Mary’s Academy in Portland, Oregon, where she helped launch a 1:1 iPad program, spearheaded the development of a computer science program designed for young women, and led the school to become the first Apple Distinguished High School in Portland.