Emily Upfal

Emily Upfal

Operations Manager, South/Central

As Operations Manager at Globaloria's South/Central community, Emily is responsible for supporting the Senior Director in coordination and management of Globaloria school and district implementations. She also provides ongoing coaching and support to educators to insure ongoing success in Globaloria classrooms and client satisfaction. Most recently, Emily served as a Peer Observer in the Austin Independent School District. In this role, she observed over seven hundred hours of classroom instruction and provided targeted feedback to teachers in order to help them improve their practice. Prior to that, Emily was an ESL and Social Studies teacher who crafted, engaging, hands-on lessons that integrated technology in to her classroom. Emily graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Organizational Studies and later pursued a Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Texas. Emily is passionate about helping all students gain access to fun, effective STEM education programs and promoting the learning of vital 21st century skills. She believes that Globaloria's multifaceted approach makes it the perfect learning tool.