Chelsea Nilsson, M Ed


Chelsea has strong interests in online instructional design, practice-oriented educator training, curriculum development, and project management. She marries these interests both in her role as Associate Director of Educator Workforce Design at Arizona State University and in her work as an independent instructional design consultant. At Arizona State University, Chelsea collaborates with university faculty to design online learning courses and associated evaluations intended to prepare individuals to enter new educator roles. Independently, she has worked with Columbia University faculty, the NYC Department of Health, braidEDmedia, and Modern Epic to design online learning experiences for a variety of audiences and purposes.

Prior to her tenure with Arizona State University, Chelsea was the Director of Core Curriculum Design at Relay Graduate School of Education; taught English Language Arts, led professional development, and coached and managed teachers at KIPP schools in Philadelphia and Camden; and taught English Language Arts at one of Camden's two comprehensive public high schools. She received a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from National Louis University and a BA in English Language and Literacy and French Studies from Dartmouth College.