Instructor: Alex Dreier
Alex Dreier is the Instructional Design Lead at the FI for Educational Innovation (FI). As part of this role, he has managed the FI’s MOOC-for-Educators initiative, which has provided free, high quality online learning opportunities to over 35,000 educators from all 50 states and more than 140 countries. He has also played a key role in the FI’s Learning Differences program, helping to design courses for students, teachers, and post-secondary educators. He has also developed and assessed micro-credentials across a range of topics, and has led the development of modules around learning differences. Prior to joining the FI, Alex managed the online course catalog for EdTech Leaders Online, a project at Education Development Center (Waltham, MA) that built the capacity of organizations to create and deliver their own customized online learning programs. He has also taught and designed curricula for students with identified learning disabilities. He holds a B.A. from Tulane University and an Ed.M. in Educational Technology from Harvard University.