Our design team has designed over 50 custom learning programs and courses for Integral Ed clients, led the preparation of over 10,000 new teachers, and taught in formal education settings from early-childhood to post-secondary college.


Typically, our design teams are led by an Instructional Designer and managed by a Project Director. Each curriculum design team is turbo-charged by content-specialists from our network, recruited and selected for the needs of any project.


David Malbin


David supports Integral Ed’s team to deliver our best work for our partners and their learners. David is proud of Integral Ed’s work helping people make healthy choices and supporting young adults to explore careers that stoke their fire.

David lives with his wife and two emerging readers.

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere."

— Albert Einstein

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Whitney Henderson

Senior Advisor

A native of East St. Louis, IL, Whitney brings to her work more than 10 years of experience as an award-winning teacher, school principal and instructional expert. Her career in education began in New Orleans, where she moved after Hurricane Katrina to become a founding teacher and eventually 7th-9th grade principal at KIPP Central City Academy. Her extraordinary success with students earned her the 2011 Fishman Prize, a $25,000 award given annually to just four teachers nationwide. Whitney holds a BA in English and Modern Foreign Languages from Jackson State University, a MA in Organizational Leadership from Teacher’s College at Columbia University, and a Master’s in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

"The progress of the world will call for the best that all of us have to give."

— Mary McLeod Bethune

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Nadia Zaid

Director of eLearning

Nadia joined Integral Ed in 2019. She collaborates with our teams and clients to create user-driven eLearning that is memorable and engaging. She believes that online learning should be an experience that inspires change in the workplace, resulting in improved performance, not just increased knowledge.


Nadia enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters.

“Be not afraid of growing slowly. Be only afraid of standing still.” — Chinese proverb


Morgan Taveras

Curriculum Writer

Morgan has been a writer at Integral Ed since 2021. She works with curriculum designers and developers to realize engaging and affirming experiences for learners of all ages.


Morgan lives, works and designs engaging instruction from her home in Puerto Rico where she  enjoys spending her time with her husband and daughter. 

“Time spent exploring is never wasted” 

— Morgan


Ava Millstone

Senior Director of Curriculum Design

Ava has led Integral Ed’s curriculum design practice since 2014. She has supported our amazing designers and content specialists to develop over 15 responsive curricula for our clients and partners.

Ava lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two sons, and is proud of her advocacy on behalf of their neighborhood DC Public School (go Tigers!).

“To make learning stick, we have to determine what students already know ...From there we must construct culturally-based connections or “scaffolds” between the existing schema and the new content.” — Zaretta Hammond


Alicia Chipman

Instructional Designer

Alicia has been an Instructional Designer with Integral Ed since 2015.  Alicia leads content teams supporting curriculum specialists to realize our clients’ learning goals. She has designed accessible and responsive curricula for a wide range of learners.  Alicia is most proud of our work in identity exploration and equity.


Alicia lives in Chicago, IL with her husband, three kids, two fish, leopard gecko and is working on cultivating a Windy City garden.


“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”  Benjamin Franklin

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Asha Kelly

Experience Designer

Asha joined Integral Ed in 2017. She collaborates with curriculum and marketing teams to develop cohesive experiences for all stakeholders across platforms and media, including K-12 students and teachers, adult learners, and professional development facilitators. She collaborates with curriculum and marketing teams to enhance usability, messaging, storytelling, and brand identity.

When she is away from her desk, Asha also works as a theatre and film actor, director, and screenwriter.


“Form follows function--that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.”  Frank Lloyd Wright


Jody Walls

Project Manager

Jody has been a project management and systems wizard at Integral Ed since 2018. Jody is proud to support programs and organizations that help improve the lives of others through education.


Jody lives near Washington D.C. and loves running past all the monuments…and she loves the Nationals!


“A mind that is stretched by new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes


Tara Williams

Senior Project Director

Since 2016, Tara has lead our strategic consultation practice with clients, which includes developing philanthropic strategy and grant writing, as well as coaching and capacity building to help partners align their resources to mission.

Tara currently lives in Hawaii with her husband, four children, dog, and two cats.  Her husband’s military service means that in 10 years, her family has lived in two countries and four states!

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela

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Cara Johnson

Instructional Designer

Cara joined Integral Ed in 2019. She collaborates with our teams to create eLearning experiences that are learner-centered, engaging, and aligned to the client’s goals. She specialized in developing programs for school-aged and young adults that provide opportunities to build life skills while simultaneously increasing their content knowledge.


Cara lives in McKinney, Texas with her husband and two kids. In her spare times, she loves to swim, bike, run and compete in marathons and triathlons.

“Change is an opportunity to do something amazing!” 

— George Couros


Erin McIntee

Senior Storyline Developer

Erin is an Instructional Designer and eLearning Developer with a passion for creating accessible and engaging eLearning content. She earned her Masters in Science in Instructional Design and Technology in 2020 with a focus on adult learning and creating more intuitive user experiences within online learning environments. Prior to working with Integral Ed, she spent nearly a decade collaborating with university faculty to design and facilitate international experiential learning programs.


When not at her computer, Erin can be found roaming around mountains and throwing clay from her home in Granada, Spain.


“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” — Mae Jemison