Assistant Professor, School of Education
Kate E. O'Hara designs, plans, and implements face-to-face and online courses in NYIT's Master of Science in Instructional Technology program. A faculty member since 2009, she guides graduate students in the development of technology-integrated activities, lessons, and units that meet national Common Core learning standards.
O'Hara previously coordinated NYIT's New York City and metro-area partnerships. She has served as an instructional technology and teacher education consultant for several public school districts in New York and New Jersey. She is the editor of the soon-to-be-published Teacher Evaluation: The Charge and the Challenges and has presented numerous papers on classroom technology, the digital divide, interdisciplinary problem solving, and visual literacy strategies at educational conferences.
O'Hara has designed technology-based workshops, literacy instruction, and career skills training for women in the Coalition for the Homeless: First Step Program. She is a member of the American Educational Research Association and the International Society for Technology in Education.