With over 20 years of higher education and K-12 experience, Dr. Naomi R. Boyer is an internationally recognized educational strategist and innovative leader with a passion for educational transformation. Naomi recently joined Education Design Lab as an Education Designer of Digital Credential Products and facilitates the dialogue between educational institutions, industry, the Lab and product vendors to identify solutions that support the successful deployment and scaling of the 21st Century Skills Badges. President and Founder of NOME, LLC, her work focuses on positively impacting regional economic vitality through a dynamic talent pipeline. Previous experience in university and community college organizations include:
Oversight of all institutional and institutional technology as the Chief Information Officer;
Formation of strategic, high quality, distance education programs; Cultivation of unique faculty technology professional development;
Initiation of global programming such as study abroad, globalization of the curriculum, international partnership, and international student cultivation and;
The establishment of continuing education programming and structures.
Dr. Boyer has national experience on the creation and implementation of competency-based education initiatives and worked locally to develop a collaborative, cross-institutional micro-credentialing system to address the industry expressed need for employability skills. She participates and leads many Boards and committees targeting education, workforce development, and community impact. In addition, Dr. Boyer maintains research and publication on the topics of self-directed learning, faculty technology professional development, and personalization of instruction.