Dr. Aman Yadav is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at Michigan State University. Aman’s research focuses on professional development for teachers to teach computational thinking and computer science in K-12 classrooms. He teaches courses on educational technology, research methodology, technology & leadership, and computing education at the undergraduate and graduate level. Over the last decade, Aman has led professional development workshops at the national and international level to engage teachers in embedding computing ideas and technology in the classroom. He serves on the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) executive board of directors. You can find out more about Aman on his website.
Candace is a curious learner, looking to the world to inspire her inquisitive nature. Currently, Candace is an MAET Program Coordinator and an instructor for the MSU-WIPRO STEM & Leadership Teaching Fellowship. Her work in K-12 education includes teaching 6th grade ELA and science in Michigan and serving as a 1:1 Technology Facilitator in Illinois. Candace is a graduate of the MAET Overseas Cohort and has been teaching online for the MAET program since 2013. Education and technology are Candace’s game and she is always looking forward to growing as a digital and global citizen.
In addition to her role as an MAET Program Coordinator, Liz is a doctoral student in Michigan State University’s Educational Psychology & Educational Technology program, where she researches videogames for learning. She has been an instructor for the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program since 2013. Before coming to MSU, she managed the web presence for a private university in Ohio. She makes music, websites, art, and games.
In addition to directing and teaching the Graduate Certificate courses for MAET, Mary is also a Board member for MACUL and a teacher consultant for the Red Cedar Writing Project. Before her transition to MSU, Mary spent eight years teaching 2nd-4th grades in Michigan and Texas. Her interests include classroom design, movement in the classroom, and of course, effective and creative uses of technology to assist teaching and learning. Mary is a proud MAET graduate and loves to connect and share at teaching conferences all over the U.S. To find out more and connect on social media, please visit Mary’s About Me page.
Angelica Kim is an academic advisor for the Master of Educational Technology program. Angelica has a Master’s in Social Work, paired with a Bachelor’s degree in Business – Corporate Finance. Angelica’s most unique job experience was working with a public figure and sending Oprah personal email. Her ‘dirtiest job’ was working on a dairy farm. With this wide variation in work experience, she feels prepared for whatever student advising will bring. She enjoys meeting, talking with, and helping people, so advising is a great fit for her. As an advisor she helps the students clarify the process of establishing their academic goals and develop an educational plan to realize those goals.
As Program Assistant, Maria is often be the first point of contact for students interested in the MAET and graduate certificate programs. She also handles student inquiries and admissions. Maria is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters and has been a part of the East Lansing community since coming to Michigan State in the Fall of 1999. She has served as a Crisis Intervention Counselor, Community Educator, Assistant Coordinator for MSU’s Annual Dia de la Mujer Conference, and has recently started Capital Area Latina Youth (CALY), a program that fosters empowerment, education, cultural advancement, and leadership among Latina youth in grades 4-12.