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Meet the Team

Meet our EdTech Team

 

Allison Furton, Educational Technology Integration Specialist and Consultant (Strategic EdTech)
B.S. in Cell Biology and Genetics, University of Maryland
M.A. in Special Education, Loyola Marymount

 

Allison is an experienced educator and a Bay Area Teach for America alumni. As a former special educator and STEAM liaison, Allison helped to promote the use of robotics, coding, and Google classroom for differently-abled learners in San Jose. Allison then taught in D.C. Public Schools as a resource specialist and response to intervention coordinator. She believes that it is critical for all students to develop their own understanding through integration of STEM and embedded design-thinking process in education in order to be thriving participants in a global economy, to promote social change and close the achievement gap. Allison enjoys hiking, traveling, or finding live music in DC.

 

Urvi Morrison, CEO of Strategic EdTech
B.S. in Biology, Botany, and Zoology, University of Toronto
B.Ed., University of Ontario Institute of Technology
M.Ed., University of Ontario Institute of Technology

 

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 Wilson, IT Specialist (EASE Technologies)
A.A. in Networking Information Systems, TESST College of Technology

 

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.