• Christine Fox

    Interim Executive Director

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    Christine Fox is the Interim Executive Director for SETDA. As Interim Executive Director, she is charged withcharting the strategic direction, administration, planning and financial decisions involving SETDA. She also facilitates the members’ online and in-person professional learning opportunities.In addition, she manages SETDA’s research and product development projects from conception to publication. The management of such projects includes supervising consultants and staff, coordinating data collection from all states, ensuring member input and supervising the publication process. Recent publications and projects include the eLearning Coalition,Navigating the Digital Shift reports 2015- 2019, the Professional Learning and K12 Instructional Materials Dashboards, the Broadband Imperative Report Series, Guide to Quality Instructional Materialsand the Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for Statesonline portal. Christine’s background includes experience in education as an educational consultant and curriculum developer, ESOL Coordinator and 3rd grade teacher. She has a Masters of Science in Teaching English as a Second Language from Florida International University and received her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Florida State University. She lives in south Florida with her husband and two daughters.

  • Melissa Greene

    Director, Strategic Partnerships

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    Melissa is SETDA’s Director of Strategic Partnerships and brings over 20 years of experience in education, including eight years of experience working as a sales consultant and representative in educational publishing. While at both Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Teacher Created Materials, Inc., Melissa was known for her excellent customer service and relationship building skills, as well as her creative and customized marketing strategies for all of the New York school districts that she served.

    Ms. Greene’s career has focused on increasing the quality of education for all students as an educator, in the private sector and most recently via New York’s state education agency. Prior to joining SETDA, Melissa was a project coordinator in the Higher Education Office of Teacher and Leader Effectiveness at the New York State Education Department. From 2013 through 2015, Melissa coordinated grants, teacher and leadership events and meetings, professional development projects, created presentations for the Board of Regents meetings, and participated in policy-making groups and conferences in order to improve teacher and leader quality in New York State.

    Melissa received her B.S. in Non-profit Arts Management at Russell Sage College in Troy, NY and her Master’s degree in Teaching from SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY. Melissa taught for over ten years and holds NY state certifications in K-6 elementary education and K-12 Reading.

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    Dr. Jason Bailey

    Director of Innovation and Design

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    Dr. Jason Bailey is the Director of Innovation and Design for the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA). For the past seven years, Dr. Jason Bailey has been the Senior eLearning Strategist for the Indiana Department of Education. His work provided leadership and support in digital innovation to Indiana classrooms.  A former teacher, technology specialist, and district administrator, Jason’s work at the district level included leading a talented team of eLearning Coaches and Technology Specialists in integrating a wealth of technology, including 1:1 computing for more than 14,000 students in 2009.

    At the state level, Jason developed the Summer of eLearning conference series, designed and published the Indiana Tech Plan Survey, and authored Indiana’s educational cybersecurity initiative. With degrees from Ball State University and the University of Southern Indiana, Jason completed his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership at Indiana State University. He was also one of the early recipients of CoSN’s Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) designation. Honors include participation in various white papers, keynote speaking, publication in Educational Leadership, and ISTE’s Making IT Happen award.

  • Tera Daniels

    Association Management Specialist

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    Tera Daniels serves as SETDA’s Association Management Specialist. She has been with SETDA since 2002. Tera ensures SETDA operations (finance, human resources, virtual office management) and products, services, and events are all carried out. Tera is also responsible for SETDA’s financial management including: reporting, leading the annual audit, and overseeing the annual budget. Tera establishes and negotiates contracts with venues for SETDA events.  She also plans menu, coordinates registration, and organizes decorations, signage, and AV needs for SETDA events. In addition to event planning, Tera manages SETDA membership.  She serves as the staff leader on the State Engagement Committee.  She also manages contracts with organizations that provide professional and administrative services to SETDA. As well, Tera coordinates the organizations advocacy campaign, which includes scheduling congressional visits and briefings and luncheons and handling meetings. Tera’s background includes occupations in the area of office management and project coordination.  She brings to SETDA over ten years of experience. Tera holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Towson University, where she majored in Economics and Political Science.

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