Kirsten Peterson is a Senior Project Director at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). Peterson and her colleagues are designing, implementing and researching capacity-building online professional development for Exploring Computer Science (ECS) teachers; developing a hybrid version of the ECS curriculum for credit recovery students in Chicago Public Schools; and creating online professional development for MA science teachers implementing computational biology, chemistry, and physics courses. Nationwide, she has led teams of online curriculum developers, instructors, media developers, and technical specialists in providing custom online development and consulting services for K–12, higher education, cultural institutions, non-profits and other organizations.