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Roxana Hadad

Alumni, Class of 2002

As Director of Math, Science and Technology at Northeastern Illinois University's Chicago Teacher's Center, Roxana designs, develops, and implements MST program services for Chicago-area students and teachers. Roxana believes that empowering students to take an active role in their education and community will help them become lifelong learners and civic participants. Before working at the CTC, Roxana was the Project and Instructional Designer for Northwestern University's Collaboratory, a web-based collaborative environment for students and teachers to develop project-based activities. Roxana received her Master's degree from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and has a Bachelor’s degree in both English and Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, focusing on integrating technology into the K12 classroom. She has been named an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, an NYU Graduate and Professional Opportunity Fellow and a National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Fellow.

In addition to her work at the CTC, Roxana teaches game design and is a freelance illustrator and animator. Her addictions include peanut butter, traveling, and doodling.

You can see what Roxana is working on at http://www.roxanahdadad.com or follow her on Twitter at rhadad.