Alissa Harrington

Biography

Alissa Harrington draws from more than 20 years of industry experience as an instructional designer and technology trainer. In addition to her role as the Instructional Designer for Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Safe & Healthy Schools, she is also the Senior Instructional Designer for McDaniel College. A former elementary school teacher turned “techie”,  Alissa holds a degree in Elementary Education from Towson University, and has obtained several certifications including Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW), Quality Matters (QM) Peer Reviewer, and SMART Notebook Certification. As an advocate for active learning classrooms and Universal Design for Learning, Alissa currently serves as the Education Liaison for the Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Knowledge Community.