Ellen O'Connell

Ellen views every interaction as a chance to share what she knows, and to learn something new. She loves finding ways to empower educators and students to trust themselves and their use of technology. This helps people develop their capacity to solve problems and explore opportunities on their own. Ellen has a B.S. in Computer Science and M.A.T. in Secondary Education Mathematics with PA teaching certification in mathematics. During her career Ellen has managed the help desk at American University, written the scoring programs for medical doctors' licensure exams, taught computer basics in San Salvador, El Salvador, merged databases for nonprofits and taught technology to students in grades 1-8. She currently works at the French International School as a Technology Integration Specialist.

Ellen has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, is fluent in Spanish, is a certified yoga teacher, and loves hiking and biking with her family.