Get ready to be introduced to one of the passionate souls transforming the education landscape with immersive experiences at Kai XR!
We are thrilled to feature our dedicated Head of Education, Tracie Yorke, in this blog feature. Experience the thrill of learning through virtual reality as we explore the expertise, creativity, and commitment to educational excellence Tracie displays.
Join us on this enlightening journey as we uncover how Kai XR revolutionizes the education industry.
Meet Tracie Yorke
Location: Washington, D.C.
Background Work: Tracie brings extensive experience in emerging technologies, equity, education, and the arts, spanning nearly two decades. She has consulted with nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses, passionately advocating for inclusive educational models, STEAM education, and immersive learning technologies.
Tracie has held various roles throughout her career, including technology educator, academic technology coach, division head, and director of technology.
Additionally, as an artist, she has performed across the United States and conducted research in countries such as Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guinea, Senegal, and Brazil.
With a bachelor's degree from Amherst College and a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Tracie is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Point Park University, focusing her research on inclusive models for Metaverse education, educational equity, and liberated/unschooling education.
Current Work At Kai XR: At Kai XR, Tracie leads in developing the Kai XR Learn learning platform and driving its classroom adoption. She co-designs and manages the educational content offered by Kai XR, including training programs, professional development resources, standard-aligned lessons, and office hours.
Tracie's expertise ensures that teacher, student, and school engagement and the future development of Kai XR's teaching and learning offerings align with the highest standards of educational efficacy.
She collaborates closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, sales, engineering, operations, and customer success, to develop education strategies, objectives, plans, and targets that support Kai XR's strategic growth.
Tracie fosters a fun, dynamic, and supportive work environment within the team with a shared enthusiasm for learning, teaching, and emerging technologies. Under her guidance, Kai XR continues to make significant strides in transforming education through immersive XR experiences.
Personal Mission Statement: “The most powerful question you can ask is why.” - Viola Davis
School is a collaborative space where teachers and students engage in thought-provoking questions, fostering inquiry and meaning-making that empowers them to lead purposeful lives inside and outside the classroom.
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