Ellen Ullman is the Communications Manager for the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA). In this role, Ellen delivers key messages and information to SETDA members, partners, stakeholders, grant funders, policymakers, and the media; develops and manages SETDA collateral for communication and marketing strategies; and oversees the content of SETDA’s main communication channels.
Ellen began her edtech career as a senior editor at Scholastic Administrator in 2003. She has written or edited articles for eSchool News, District Administration, ASCD Cable in the Classroom, Edutopia, Community College Journal, and Community College Times.
From 2011–2016, Ellen was a contributing editor for SchoolCIO (part of Tech & Learning), where she wrote monthly newsletters and planned quarterly events for a community of K-12 CIOs, superintendents, and tech directors.
Before coming to SETDA, Ellen was Chief StartUP Officer of UP Creative, LLC, a marketing company that created digital campaigns, videos, social media, and other types of content for edtech companies including Reading Plus, Mango Learning, 1EdTech, Securly, CoSN, Extreme Networks, and BetterLesson.
Ellen has a B.A. from Clark University, where she self-designed a major in communications and women’s studies.