Throughout her career, Gail has focused on equitable education for all students and the impact that teachers and teaching can have on ensuring this. With ECS, Gail works with partner districts on strategic planning related to implementation of ECS, including professional development, leadership development, and sustainability. She is co-designer of the ECS curriculum and professional development model and leads ECS PD Facilitator development. Gail is the recipient of the 2017 SIGCSE award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education.
Prior to joining the ECS team in 2008, Gail held a variety of positions within the field of education. She began her career as a high school mathematics and computer science teacher and subsequently became the AP Computer Science assessment specialist at Educational Testing Service. Gail then moved to the College Board where she worked in the AP Program more broadly, advocating for broadening access to AP and professional development for teachers to support these initiatives.
In her spare time, Gail loves to sail and take long walks along the San Diego Bay.
Questions about outreach and professional development? Contact Gail.