Angela is an experienced project manager with expertise in government (DoD, USAID, BHA), higher ed, educational technology, and the K-12 space. She is adept at championing innovation, change management, and leading cross-functional teams. She leverages PMO standard methods, systems, processes and tools, including project schedules, tasks, issue management and risk identification and mitigation to create and manage strategic partnerships with federal agencies (USAID, BHA) and regional subcontractors, leading the design and implementation of international development programs.
Angela offers a lifetime of experience crafting approaches that integrate technology to advance STEM education, promote access and inclusivity, and produce effective programs and communities that can be scaled exponentially. She previously served as the University of Colorado’s Program Director for Counselors for Computing with the National Center for Women & Information (NCWIT), leading multiple projects and a team of over 50 nationwide. Angela is currently the Innovative Design Community Manager of the Innovative Design Services Contract for PM Consulting Group.
Angela is sought as a speaker by school counseling associations and regional associations throughout the US and internationally, and her journal articles have been published by such national publications as Edutopia, CSTA Voice, ISTE Teacher Education Network, and ASCA’s School Counselor magazine. She was named New Jersey’s 2017 School Counselor of the Year, among other honors, and has been featured in Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Blog. Angela used her project management and IT skills to support the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA) in the design and development of their website, update content to reflect trends in school counseling with a focus on UI, and leverage Google Analytics to identify and respond to trends.
Angela’s credentials as a counselor and educator are supported by an MSEd in Psychological Services from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Organizational Leadership from Rider University, an MEd in Instruction from The College of New Jersey, and a BA in English from William Paterson University. She has multiple counseling certifications and is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Google Certified Educator.
Angela has co-authored and contributed to books about computer science and technology:
Angela has authored books about social-emotional learning and other therapeutic topics.
Using Origami in School Counseling
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