Years in Education: 13
Masters Degree: Educational Leadership
I’m passionate about our work because:
I am passionate about Getting Smart’s work because it is service oriented by nature and enables so many different groups to work together. At its best, our work catalyzes the strengths of a wide variety of stakeholders.
My favorite learning experience is:
I love learning experiences that are rich in collaboration and partnership and emphasize learning through experience and exposure.
My role in three words:
Bridging People & Ideas
I’m currently learning about:
I’m currently learning about implementing adaptive leadership and support structures. The last few years have emphasized the way that so many communities require personalized and adaptive leadership/supports — now we must get comfortable with not having all the answers and identifying solutions in real time.
I’m currently working on:
I’m learning about the best ways to support different learning environments. On a more personal note, I am blessed to have an increasingly abundant life. I’m currently learning how to manage all of the opportunities that abundance brings and how to be a good steward over the richness of my life.
Victoria recently served as the Assistant Director for an International Baccalaureate School and guided students and staff through virtual and in person learning. Previously, she served as a Dean at Energy Institute High School, a magnet school with a project-based learning focus on energy. Here, Victoria paired students with summer programs based on their unique interests, developed an internship program for multiple grade levels, created experiential learning opportunities, coordinated field trips, and worked closely with the community and industry partners. Victoria is passionate about serving as a connector and collaborator for underrepresented communities while supporting unique learning environments.