Tricia works as a Program Associate on the Community Building team at The Sprout Fund and as an edtech reviewer for Common Sense Media. She’s passionate about helping people find tools, resources, and strategies to learn, grow, and thrive.
Tricia has spent the last decade as a teacher and administrator in independent schools. In San Francisco, she founded the Academic Support Program at Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, where she also served as a leader in technology integration and the implementation of the school’s 1:1 iPad program. In the past, she has taught history and French and directed programs in college counseling and community service in independent schools, and she served as coordinator of a professional learning community of school learning specialists in the Bay Area called BAISLD. She also teaches an innovative college essay writing course for students across the country, and she has worked as an instructional designer and curriculum consultant for schools and nonprofits. Previously, Tricia served as project manager and associate producer at WQED Multimedia where she managed iQ: smartparent, an Emmy Award-winning television series about parenting in the digital age. She also works as a college admissions adviser and writing teacher for the Athletic Scholars Advancement Program (ASAP) at San Francisco’s Mission High School and in Pittsburgh at Central Catholic High School.
Tricia holds a master’s degree in Mind, Brain, and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a bachelor’s degree in Plan II Honors and English from the University of Texas at Austin.