Carmen Strigel

Director, ICT for Education and Training

Education

  • MA, Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA, Media Psychology, University of Education Services, Weingarten, Germany
  • BA, Education, University of Education Services, Weingarten, Germany
  • Certificates from John Hopkins University, Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Växjö University

Carmen Strigel’s work in RTI’s International Development Group strengthens efforts in areas such as education, workforce development, governance, policy making, stakeholder collaboration, and capacity building by leveraging the potential of Information and Communicty Technology (ICT). Ms. Strigel has extensive country experience in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific.

In the field of ICT for Education and Training, Ms. Strigel works on teacher training and professional development, e-content and instructional design, methodological/pedagogic integration of ICT into teaching and learning, organizational development and change management, and ICT policies and strategies, with a focus on enhancing instruction and student learning opportunities.

Ms. Strigel designed Tangerine®, acutting-edge, flexible, open-source electronic data collection software geared specifically for Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) and Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA) and optimized for mobile devices. Ms. Strigel has researched, designed, implemented and monitored educational technology initiatives for more than 15 years for the European Union, United Nations Development Program, Asian Development Bank, and the United States Agency for International Development, among others.