Palo Alto Unified School District
District Instructional Coach
Palo Alto, CA
Ellen Kraska is passionate about designing learning experiences that integrate collaboration and creativity within agile learning environments.
Ellen designs and facilitates professional learning experiences for educators across twelve elementary schools in Palo Alto Unified. Beyond designing and facilitating professional development, as an Instructional Coach, Ellen enjoys encouraging and supporting teachers in redesigning student learning experiences. She strives to seamlessly integrate technology for learners of all ages to build new skills and literacies.
Before joining PAUSD, she taught fourth and fifth grades and was a Technology Curriculum Instructional Coach for nine schools in the Los Altos School District. An Apple Distinguished Educator and organizer of Ed Camp Silicon Valley, Ellen enjoys learning from educators around the world. You can connect with her on Twitter @kraskae.