As Program Strategist on the Next Education Workforce team Korbi creates pathways and programs for home and community educators to engage in supporting learners. She is building the community educator elements of the Next Education Workforce Model by creating sustainable roles for community educators to help deepen and personalize student learning, developing resources for community educator training, and building community partnerships to help build networks of people that support young people in learning environments. Before joining ASU, Korbi was the Director of Education and School Programs at Childsplay, a theatre for young audiences. There she worked with teams of artists to create arts-integration projects with educators and young people throughout the state of Arizona. She was co-director on multiple large scale research projects investigating the connection between play based learning and language and literacy development.
Korbi has over a decade of experience in collaborative program management, professional development design, and facilitating learning with adults and young people. She has a BA in Music and Nonprofit Leadership and Management from ASU.