Meet our EdTech Team
Allison is an experienced educator and a Teach for America alumna. As a former elementary school special educator and STEAM liaison, Allison helped to promote the use of robotics, coding, and Google classroom in her school for all learners. In the fall of 2016, Allison moved to the D.C. area to work in D.C. Public Schools as a resource specialist and response to intervention (RTI) coordinator. She believes that it is vital for students to understand the foundations of STEM in order to be thriving participants in a global economy, to promote social change and close the achievement gap. When not teaching or spreading her love for EdTech, Allison can usually be found hiking, traveling, attempting to not fall at yoga, or finding live music in DC.
Urvi is the CEO/Founder of Strategic EdTech (SET) and is an experienced educator and lifelong learner. She has worked as a Middle School teacher, whole school Technology Teaching and Learning Coordinator, and as a Director of Edtech and Innovation. She is passionate about edtech, robotics, andragogy and learning through constructionism. Her work alongside teachers, staff, administrators, and students of all ages in education and educational technology has given her the expertise in educational innovation to help schools progress with the values of today’s world within their mission and vision.
Stephen received his degree in Networking Information Systems from TESST College of Technology in Beltsville Maryland in 2005. Before joining Commonwealth Academy, Stephen worked as an IT specialist supporting front office VIPs and the Director of the National Heart Lung & Blood Institute at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda Maryland. Previously he was a software imaging specialist at the United States Census Bureau in Suitland Maryland where he was responsible for migrating thousands of employees from Windows XP to Windows 7 which included technical support, training sessions, and phone support. Stephen's interests are in aviation, motorcycles, movies & music; and his hobbies include learning the newest technology, watching sports, and spending time with his family.