Krause Center for Innovation
Cate Tolnai supports educators and leaders as Adjunct Faculty at the Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College and K-12 Edtech & Curriculum Consultant at BUOY. She has been in education since 2002, and brings her experience in classrooms and as a site, district, and county administrator to each of her projects. Cate is committed to designing professional learning opportunities that empower educators to design excellent and dynamic learner-focused instruction. In 2019, she co-authored the ISTE publication highlighting the impact of game-based learning, "Power Up Your Classroom: Reimagine Learning Through Gameplay." She's presented workshops, sessions, online webinars, and keynote addresses to thousands of educators throughout the nation on the topics of social-emotional learning, game-based learning, digital badges, gamification, and the impact of instructional play on both K-16 students and teachers. Her work has touched librarians, administrators, instructional coaches, classroom teachers, online instructors, pre-intern teachers, university faculty members, and consultants in both the private and public sectors.