Mark Picketts is the Director of Program Innovation & Professional Development, and has been at The Hamlin School since 2014. Mark is a National Faculty member for the Buck Institute of Education and believes that there is a natural and powerful blend between Project Based Learning, Making & Technology. Mark has taught in Canada and England, as well as at US Embassy schools in Spain, Bahrain, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Mexico. Mark received his B.A. and B.Ed at Queen’s University in Kingston as well as his Master's from the University of Alabama. Mark enjoys kitesurfing, the outdoors and spending time with his wife and two children in Mill Valley.