Ethical Culture Fieldston School - Upper School Academic Technology Integrator
Kenny Graves has served in public and Independent schools for the past eight years as an award-winning educator, instructional technologist, and school leader. He currently serves as the Upper School Academic Technology Integrator at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx, NY, where he is also a faculty member in the Ethics department. His responsibilities include designing professional development, assisting teachers and students in the classroom, re-centering ethical purchasing, and developing student programming around technology, ethics, and student wellness.
Kenny is also an emerging researcher in the fields of educational technology and school leadership for digital equity. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Education Leadership program at Teachers College, Columbia University, where his research broadly focuses on if, how, and why principals and other school leaders enact technology leadership to address various social justice issues of the digital era.
Kenny also serves as a consultant to several educational non-profits, including the NYC Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC), the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub, and the New York City Department of Education. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for Code/Interactive's Big Apple Technology Scholarship (BATS), which awards scholarships for high school girls and students of color to attend CUNY schools to study computer science.
Kenny holds a M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.A. in English, Secondary Education, and Latin American/Iberian Studies from the University of Richmond.
Kenny is an avid cook and (self-proclaimed) food critic, a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, a R&B music connoisseur, and of course, that guy who wakes up at 3 a.m. to buy the latest and greatest gadget.