Navigating Digital Spaces

Creating a safe, welcoming and affirming learning environment is at the heart of establishing a successful classroom. Join us this summer for fully online classes in which you learn to establish an intentional digital and physical learning environment.

Upcoming Courses

Creating Learning Environments In Digital Spaces

Practitioner-friendly 2.5 week, fully online, facilitator-guided course geared twowards K-12 practitioners.

Dates: February 2021
Instructor: Keisha Valdez
PDPs: 15

Creating Digital Learning Environments in Higher Education

Designed to help university instructors reframe their technological knowledge for remote learning.

Dates: TBA - Spring 2021
Instructor: Keisha Valdez
PDPs: 15

Meet the Instructor

Keisha Valdez


Dr. Keisha Valdez has been a professional educator for over 22 years. She has been a teacher, coach, and mentor for new professionals, teachers, school leaders, and university faculty. As a former urban, public elementary school teacher she has remained tied to teacher education over the years. She has advised struggling schools/districts on strategies for improving student outcomes, school reform, school-based management and raising the quality of teaching, learning and parent support. 

Dr. Valdez currently serves as a Senior Learning Experience Designer at Boston College working with online courses and programs. Also, she designs and teaches professional development workshops and credit-bearing courses related to Designing Learning Environments, Intercultural Competence, and Culturally Responsive Teaching.