Jackie Candido, PhD

Jackie Candido
Senior Director of Program Design & Delivery, Arts & Sciences Online Learning

Dr. Jacqueline Candido is dedicated to enhancing the quality of educational programs, increasing student engagement and improving access to Ivy League education. Jackie’s team is focused on building and supporting new and innovative program designs as well as online and blended courses and programs. The program team provides full pedagogical and technological support to faculty members transitioning courses to the online environment. Jackie’s team also manages a professional studio for broadcasting live sessions and producing high quality video and multimedia content for online and open learning.

Prior to her position at Penn, Jackie worked as Associate Director of MIT’s EdNet program (School of Engineering). She also spent more than 16 years working for the Hewlett Packard Company in various positions including systems engineer, trainer, learning technology specialist, and worldwide program manager. Jackie has managed complex global projects including instructional design and delivery for new products in the US, Europe and Asia. She has created educational programs for industry, government and academic settings using a variety of technologies, including online learning. Jackie is dedicated to integrating technology and active, engaged learning techniques into curriculae and has extensive experience facilitating dozens of courses on a variety of topics.

Jackie received her PhD from Drexel University in Educational Leadership and Learning Technology. Her research interests are in the area of online learning, people with disabilities and educational technology. Jackie holds a BS in Information Systems and an MS in Education from St. Joseph’s University. Jackie is also an MIT Research Affiliate and an adjunct faculty member in the College of Liberal & Professional Studies at The University of Pennsylvania and in The School of Education at Drexel University.