Professional Learning Leader /
Aaron began her career as a special education teacher after receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University. Her curiosity and interest in innovative school design has shaped her ongoing learning and experiences in education. In her 15 years, she has worked as a teacher, instructional coach, professional development specialist, elementary principal and program coordinator. Aaron currently works as a program coordinator for her local district.
Her breadth of experience supporting and leading education teams includes differentiating for special populations, proficiency-based grading and assessment, project-based learning, and innovative school design. These have allowed her to deepen her own learning and connect with educators across multiple states and districts.
Aaron was a founding teacher of The Academy of Arts and Academics (A3) in Springfield, Oregon, an innovative school based on the practices of project based learning and arts integration. In her seven years at A3, she partnered with her colleagues to develop cross-curricular projects for science and humanities, leading staff through assessment and grading realignment, and developing an internship program. She completed her Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Arts Integration from Lesley University and completed Administrative Credential at the University of Oregon.
As a team member for PBL Consulting, Aaron has coached, facilitated, and developed workshops with the goal of making high-quality learning accessible to teachers, as designers, and students all over the world.