Micah worked at Houston Independent School District as an Instructional Technology Specialist supporting a campus with one-to-one technology integration in correlation with Digital Promise and Verizon Innovative Learning. During her role as an instructional coach, she has spent time developing curriculum and professional development for educational technology and culturally responsive based content for her campus, district and nationally. Throughout her experience in secondary education, she developed her passion for educational technology, instructional design, equity and accessibility, and professional development.
Micah Nellums is now an Assistant Director of Educational Technology at the Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning. She joined the team in July 2022 to support the Canvas LMS and the additional external applications that integrate into the LMS at multiple levels of the university. In this role, Micah will offer faculty and staff support in overcoming pedagogical and technological challenges to better support student learning and success. Her guiding philosophy in this work is to amplify experience with technology by valuing beliefs and generating an environment where staff and students can contribute their skills, abilities, and voices freely.