Tracy Wright is a skilled eLearning and Professional Development (PD) specialist who is currently directing the CDC-DASH PD contract. Before coming to ETR, she served as the National Network Learning Manager for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. In that capacity, she led the development and execution of an overall strategy to support the Healthy Schools Program (HSP) in delivering high-quality PD through distance-learning modalities for HSP schools. She was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of all distance learning events offered through HSP, including live virtual trainings, on-demand trainings, webinars, tutorials and online courses. In addition, she designed and conducted virtual training and technical assistance opportunities to build the capacity of Alliance staff to design and deliver high-quality virtual learning events.
Prior to her work at the Alliance, Ms. Wright worked at RMC Health as a PD and Distance Learning Consultant for two CDC-DASH-funded projects: the Evaluation Research Team (ERT) and the Professional Development Partnership Team (PDP). She has also served as a health education teacher at both the middle and high school levels. She is currently teaming with ETR staff to write an addendum to a recently published PD synthesis paper that will highlight the critical design variables for effective web-based learning. She holds a Master’s degree in adult education with an emphasis in distance/online learning.