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Catherine Davis

Westside Neighborhood School
Director of the Multimedia Learning Center and Lower School Technology
Greater Los Angeles Area
Catherine has been a teacher across all grade levels. She holds a B. A and M.A, in History, a Social Science Credential, as well, as an MA in Learning Technology. She has earned certification for IMRA She holds a Leading Edge Certification in Blended and Online Learning. She thought she would grow up to be a history teacher but other great opportunities presented themselves. Besides teaching history/social studies and language arts classes at the middle and high school level, she taught in an elementary classroom for fourteen years. She has been Media Literacy Specialist and currently teaches elementary courses and was the Director of Innovation and Educational Technology at a private Pre K-8th grade school in Los Angeles and has recently moved into the position of Director of the Multimedia Learning Center and Lower School Technology. She has always been an early adopter and worked at the forefront to bring technology into the classroom. She piloted a laptop program at the elementary level in 2000 and enjoys working with teachers to integrate technology across the curriculum. She is a Google Certified Innovator and actively presents at conferences. She has worked as an Instructional Designer and Outreach Manager for a leading gaming company and helped to design a FabLab and Makerspace for her schools. She has been a member of the CUELA board for two terms and consults with Code.org. She also consults and provides professional development on a variety of technology integration topics.