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Vicky Hsieh

Environmental Charter School
Associate Director of Technology

Vicky Hsieh is the Associate Director of Technology at the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park in Pittsburgh, PA. Her background in education includes instructional coaching, curriculum & professional development, as well as teaching experience in grades 1-5. She is passionate about digital media as a tool to empower and connect community. As a teacher, her literacy classroom facilitated student investigation and encouraged active citizenship through the integration of technology, environmental literacy, and place-based learning. Digital media was used as an authentic resource and communication platform to build upon core literacy (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) skills. Vicky has presented her work at esteemed conferences such as Harvard’s Project Zero’s Conference and the PBS Digital Innovators Summit. She was selected as a 2015 Lead PBS Digital Innovator (one of thirty across the nation).