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Orion Smith

Vice President, Education

As Vice President of Education, Orion leads a team responsible for researching and developing Ellevation’s approach to EL instruction and learning. With a focus on identifying educator and student challenges, conceptualizing groundbreaking technology solutions, and validating approaches that work in diverse classrooms, the Education team aims to ensure Ellevation is at the center of driving EL student progress.

Orion brings over 15 years' experience working with educational technology tools, including data management, instruction, and interactive products. Prior to joining Ellevation, Orion managed product and interactive content for JASON Learning, a leading middle-school STEM curriculum platform. Orion holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from MIT.