From two full-time staff to the over 2,300 educators in our DCPZ network, we are grateful to work with a remarkable set of leaders who deliver high-quality professional development in various formats.
Abby joined the Professional Development Collaborative in 2018. She supports and coordinates communication about our various initiatives, including the planning and execution of WISSIT. With extensive experience in museum education, Abby learned about Project Zero practices during her graduate program at George Washington University, where she earned a Master’s degree in Museum Education. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Vassar College. Prior to coming to WIS, Abby worked with the Jewish Museum of Maryland, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Tudor Place Historic House & Gardens, DC Bilingual Public Charter School, and the National Park Foundation.
Head of School, Van Ness Elementary School (DCPS)
Principal Investigator, Harvard Project Zero
Senior Vice President for Education Innovation, National Association of Independent Schools
Assistant Professor of International Education and International Affairs, GWU
Former Washington International
Head of School
Head of Gallery and Studio Learning, National Gallery of Art
Global Studies Coordinator, Roosevelt High School (DCPS)
Head of School, Washington International School
DC-Project Zero comprises over 2,300 educators–most of whom work in the DC region in traditional public, public charter, independent and religious private schools, or in museums and early childhood centers. Belonging to the network gives educators access throughout the year to a wealth of professional learning opportunities sponsored by the PDC as well as by like-minded organizations.