Maggie manages ConnectED’s organizational infrastructure as Associate Director, Human Resource and Administration. She comes to ConnectED with a background in education, counseling, and business.

She started her career in education, as a 3rd grade teacher and a game designer for reading and math toys, and later joined her family’s counseling company, specializing in supporting families as a family. On the other end of the education spectrum, she also taught a community college course entitled, “Transactional Analysis, Theory of Personality.”

Maggie’s business background is a result of many years working at regional and national research and health-related organizations. At Kaiser Permanente, she served as National Manager, Corporate Meeting services, organizing over 250 large meetings per year. While there, she gained expertise in project management, becoming certified in Kaiser Permanente’s Project Management Training, as well as two nationwide certifications in meeting planning, as a Certified Meeting Planner and Certified Meeting Manager. She continued to hone her business and operations skills, working directly with senior executives on administrative services at Children’s Hospital and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

Maggie graduated with a B.S. in Education, followed by two years of post-graduate work in Transactional Analysis, now known as Organizational Development. She is a certified yoga instructor, sings for a Bay Area flamenco group, and continues to lend her teaching skills to the many children in her life.