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Mindy Johnson

Instructional Designer, Social Media & Communications Strategist
Greater Boston Area
Mindy Johnson participates in the formative development and research of technology-based universally designed learning environments and websites.  She also provides knowledge and expertise in the use of social media, collaborative tools and a strong interest in gaming in educational contexts. Mindy also coordinates the social media efforts of CAST, the UDL Center, and the AEM Center and co-founded #UDLchat, a bi-monthly Twitter chat focused on Universal Design for Learning. Prior to joining CAST, Mindy was a High School Special Education Teacher in Chapel Hill, NC, providing direct instruction to special-needs students and co-teaching in inclusive classrooms with content-area teachers. During this time she also developed and delivered in-person and online curriculum for teacher professional development workshops in her school and district. She has also worked as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, receiving the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching in 2005 and 2006. Mindy volunteers for the Inclusive Learning Network leadership committee for ISTE as the Communications Chair. In 2015, she received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Inclusive Learning Network. She has also worked at the Boston Museum of Science as an Instructor and Mentor in their Overnight Program, planning and conducting hands-on science workshops and activities for elementary school-aged children and assisting newer instructors with workshop planning and teaching strategies based on Universal Design for Learning.

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Wednesday, August 10