Trisha Callella

Director, Product Partnerships, LVP

Digital Promise

Trisha Callella, Ed.D. works at the intersection of lifelong learning (pk-adult), design and development of edtech products, and transdisciplinary research. As the Director of Product Partnerships for the Learner Variability Project at Digital Promise, she helps edtech developers design and develop features to support learner variability. She has also led the work developing the product certification for mitigating racial bias in AI for edtech products, researched and led the development of the Adult Learner Model strategies, and focuses on learner-centered research, design, and development through an equity lens. She is passionate about emerging technologies, co-design models, and user experience research. Trisha's past roles include: faculty for Western Governors University and University of La Verne, Director of Innovation and Director of Educational Technology for public school districts, Vice President of Code to the Future, Cofounder and Advisor of the Principals Tech Network for the Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching, mentor, coach, teacher, published author, and international speaker. Trisha earned an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Educational Psychology from USC then continued her love of learning with earned certificates in data science ethics, artificial intelligence, educational leadership, online learning experience design, and exponential organizations. She also has both teaching and educational administrator credentials.