Christine Tomasik is the Chief of Staff and Director of Partnerships at the Jefferson Education Exchange.
At the Jefferson Education Exchange Christine builds relationships while leading and directing internal and external special projects. She is a “utility player” with a passion for advancing strategic initiatives collaboratively with colleagues and partners who "dream big, have fun and get stuff done." When it comes to selecting and implementing educational technology, Christine values merit over marketing and knows #ContextMatters.
Prior to joining the Jefferson Education Exchange, Christine was the Chief Learning Officer at mindSpark Learning and led the organization’s Learning Team which created and delivered relevant, highly interactive and engaging professional learning experiences for educators.
Christine was also the Director of Special Projects at the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human (GSEHD). She led several of GSEHD's multi-faceted, interdisciplinary projects and managed the sponsored research portfolio for the Office of the Dean. During her tenure at GW, Christine led programs that facilitated the professional growth and development of thousands of the region's educators.
Christine began her career as a 4th grade teacher in Philadelphia, holds an Advanced Professional Certificate from the state of Maryland, and is certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards as a Middle Childhood Generalist. Across her 20+ years in education, she's taught elementary and middle school aged children from diverse backgrounds in both urban and suburban settings, supervised pre-service teachers, conceptualized and led a graduate certificate program, earned $5M+ in grant funding, and developed and led the National Board Candidate Support Network in Montgomery County (MD) Public Schools.