Tara Stafford Ocansey
Senior Education Technology Specialist
Tara is an education and creative media professional with extensive experience as a program manager working in diverse education settings. In her three years with Connect To Learn, Tara has managed a year-long study in Kenya and Uganda identifying best practices to integrating technology tools in rural, resource-poor classrooms, coordinated CTL's scholarship programs in ten countries in sub-Saharan Africa, developed teacher training modules in the integration of technology in teaching practice, and helped launch CTL's program expansion in Myanmar. Prior to joining CTL, Tara was a Research Fellow with the Council of American Overseas Research Centers, researching how evaluation efforts measure social change impacts of non formal adult literacy programs in Senegal, Ghana and Bangladesh. Tara has her MA in Comparative and International Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and her BA in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California.
Tags: Connect to Learn, Education, Empowerment, Gender, ICT, SDGs