Edthena brings observation and feedback online for teachers using recorded video and specialized commenting tools. A teacher uploads video of instruction, shares it to colleagues, and people on the other end can provide feedback at specific moments in time. The vision is to connect teachers to coaching anytime, anywhere.
- Industry: Education
- Year Started: 2011
- Organization Type: For-Profit
- # of Employees: 4 ( as of Dec 31, 2013)
Founder & CEO
Adam Geller started in education as a science teacher in St. Louis, Mo. After leaving the classroom, Adam joined the national strategy team of Teach For America. It was in this role that Adam recognized the systemic need for a scalable, efficient method to provide coaching and support for teachers in the form of observation and feedback. He was inspired to think about support models that could scale rapidly even in a situation of constrained resources without making dramatic sacrifices in quality. For his work on Edthena, Adam has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education as well as an Education Venture Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The venture has been featured by Education Week this year, too. While a teacher, he was named a National Science Teacher Association fellow. Adam is also the founder of Teach For Us, a successful social media community for teachers.
- Age: 33
- Ethnicity: Caucasian