Tracee Worley is a design-thinking educator and curriculum developer who loves to design cool and playful learning experiences. Her work helps students, teachers, and organizations use the design process to develop tools, environments, and curricula that promote innovation and creativity.
Tracee began her career in education in New York City, teaching social studies at New Design High School, a small, college preparatory school that uses the concept of design to meet the holistic needs of adolescents. From there, she went on to work as an educational consultant at Kaplan K-12 and as a technology coach with Teaching Matters. Most recently, she was a curriculum specialist at Urban Arts Partnership, where she facilitated professional development, coached teachers, and designed an arts-based test-prep curriculum.
She has particular expertise in developing effective, balanced assessment systems and using data to improve student achievement. Her innovative work in this area has been featured by NBC and The New York Times. She holds a B.A. in African-American Studies from UC Berkeley, an M.A. in Education from Brooklyn College, and a M.S.W. from Columbia University.