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Wendy Espinoza Cotta

New England Basecamp
Director of Research and Development
Wendy Espinoza Cotta is a former teacher and technology administrator with over 15 years experience in K-12 public and private education. Her expertise, background and passion lie in supporting school communities that are interested in designing learning experiences that balance the strengths of online learning with the benefits of social learning, as well as experiential learning based on local community partnerships.

She has presented at conferences on the topics of blended learning, design thinking, social media use and grant writing. In July, 2016, she joined the educational non-profit New England Basecamp, to support the implementation of personalized learning in education. She is also a former MassCUE Board member and active member on the MassCUE Grant Committee and Blended and Personalized Learning Special Interest Group. She earned a B.A. in Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University, an M.Ed in Educational Technology at Lesley College. She also is currently pursuing an Ed.D. at Northeastern University in the area of Organizational Leadership. She lives in Lincoln, Rhode Island with her husband and two children, Mia and Ty. You can reach Wendy on Twitter at @edtech2innovate