Pati Ruiz

Senior Director, Edtech and Emerging Technologies

Digital Promise

Pati Ruiz is a Senior Director of Edtech and Emerging Technologies at Digital Promise where she leads the Edtech and Emerging Technologies team. Drawing upon the strong base of research, development, and programmatic activities across Digital Promise, Pati and the Edtech team lead Digital Promise’s overarching education technology strategy with the goal to transform how educational leaders, learners, and practitioners use technology to equitably improve learning. Pati previously spent four years on the Learning Sciences Research team at Digital Promise as a Senior Research Scientist, focusing on such topics as emerging learning technologies, critical AI, computer science education, public interest technology, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and professional learning. Prior to joining Digital Promise, Pati spent 16 years teaching Middle School and High School Spanish and computer sciences and serving as a school administrator.