Marissa Nasiatka is an experienced educator and has her M.A. in Curriculum and Instructional Design, from the University of Phoenix. She has written, designed, and implemented diverse curriculum for the New York City Department of Education, as well as for several school districts across New England. Marissa was recognized by the Consulate General of Japan in New York in 2008, for her exceptional work with educational practices that adapted to the multifaceted dynamic needs of her students. Driven by the desire to help others, she strives to provide quality education for all, through pedagogical growth and the infusion of the Agile Mindset into the fabric of educational culture.