Alex works as the Director of Admission and Enrollment Management at Norwood School, a PK – 8th grade independent school in Bethesda, Maryland. His focus is on long term sustainability and strategic planning. Before Norwood, Alex was the founding Head of School at AltSchool Union Square where he created a learner centered school powered by teachers and supported by technology. Alex began his career as a Director of Technology at The Calhoun School (98-01) and Collegiate School (01-12) where he supported teachers in the incorporation of researched based teaching practices empowered by the use of technology. He then served as Director of Middle and Upper School (3rd – 8th grades) at City and Country School, where he built systems for enabling more integrated curricula with collaboration between classroom educators and specialists.
Alex earned a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and Media from Teachers College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from George Washington University. His blog can be found here: https://alexragone.wordpress.com/ and you can follow him on Twitter at @alexragone.
Email at alex.ragone [at] gmail.com.