Digital Innovations Lead in the Office of Teaching, Learning and Assessment at the Oregon Department of Education
Carla Wade is Digital Innovations Lead in the Office of Teaching, Learning and Assessment at the Oregon Department of Education (ODE). Carla has managed the Oregon Digital Learning virtual program since 2015. During her 20+ years at ODE She has provided leadership in technology for learning in Oregon and nationally working with federal grants, STEM, online learning, professional development and creating state technology standards and strategic plans. She also served as a technical advisor to the US Department of Education on digital learning, evaluation, data collection and analysis and EdFact reporting. Carla has been an active member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) serving on the Board of Directors 2006-08 and the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) where she served on the Board of Directors from 2002-2007 and 2014-2020. Carla works collaboratively with partners in Oregon and nationally to build and expand quality education environments where students have equitable access to tools, effective teachers and processes for learning that inspire them to develop college and career ready skills and a desire for life-long learning.