Martin Moran is the Lead Designer and Director of the Upper School at Bennett Day School in Chicago, IL. He was formerly the Director of Educational Design and Innovation at the Francis W. Parker School. At Parker, he helped design the TIDES program, a concrete effort to maximize the tools of the 21st century to provide students with learning experiences that will make them impactful, socially conscious leaders in a globalizing world. In addition, he coordinated a redesign of learning spaces at Parker, helped develop the long--term technology plan, oversaw a 1:1 Middle School iPad program, a 2:1 Upper School laptop/iPad program, and the development of mobile and stationary technology centers throughout the building. In 2011, Martin was named an NAIS “Teacher of the Future” for his use of technology and innovation in the classroom and became a Google Certified Innovator in 2013. He has over 15 years experience in both public and independent schools.
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