I am the director of the Modern Languages Media Center and instructional designer of the Online Learning Initiative Team at the College of Staten Island. I specialize in the implementation of technology into foreign languages and international studies courses with particular attention to the teaching of intercultural competence. I am the campus’ instructional designer for the development of virtual exchange initiatives, and from 2014 to 2018, I was the coordinator of the Heritage Telecollaboration projects for the Center for Integrated Language Communities (CILC), a National Language Resource Center. I hold M.A. in Educational Technology from New Jersey City University.