Stuart Kelter interviews Sarah Haavind, a Senior Research Project Manager -- and specialist in asynchronous learning -- at Concord Consortium, a nonprofit educational research and development organization based in Concord, Massachusetts, and Emeryville, California. From the earliest days of the Internet, Sarah has devoted her career to the development of creative and engaging online curricula for both student learning and teacher training. She has taught at every grade level from elementary to graduate school and has led teacher professional development in multiple STEM subjects. She has designed and participated in virtual schools and virtual professional development in ways that have helped define the field. She is a co-author of the book Facilitating Online Learning: Effective Strategies for Moderators, published in the year 2000, based on the Concord Consortium’s early work with virtual teaching and learning.
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