In this interview with Amy McGrath, Chief Operating Officer of ASU Prep Digital, we explore the current state of online and virtual learning, personalized learning, learning models that extend beyond standards, how to find top talent for your innovative organization, and much more.
Amy McGrath the Chief Operating Officer at ASU Prep Digital Academy with over 10 years of experience exploring innovation and personalized learning in the field. Her rich background ranges from school design to marketing strategy and educational policy. Amy is an outside of the box thinker who is dedicated to educational reform and instructional choice for all students. As the Vice President of Public Affairs at the Center for Education Reform in Washington D.C. she wrote and advocated for innovation and opportunity to be infused in all American schools, regardless of the student’s zip code. As the Chief
Academic Officer at Global Personalized Academics she worked with international school leaders to understand blended learning, and at Florida Virtual School Amy created and ran an Innovation Schoolhouse, which was charged with testing, developing and scaling up educational technology. She sits on the board for the World Series of Entrepreneurship and is passionate about redesigning the student experience from the inside out.
Amy is a University of South Florida graduate with a Bachelor’s in Social Science Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. She is happily married with 3 children who keep her weekends eventful on the side-line of a soccer field. She is an active community member, and as an alumni of Leadership Orlando, she enjoys teaching business leaders around the city to step up and mentor the future workforce…using edtech mediums of course.