Digital Respons-Ability is an LLC based in Salt Lake City, Utah working to educate students, parents and others on digital literacy and digital citizenship. We are composed of professionals that have spent over a decade in the information science and education fields. We believe that the principles of digital citizenship: media literacy, online safety, digital law, privacy and ethical use of technology are more important than ever in our information-saturated world.
Who We Are
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is an information professional, instructor, writer, event planner and digital and STEM advocate. She has led and collaborated across sectors in government, academia, nonprofit and business. She has years of experience in curriculum development and is a member of the Utah Instructional Materials Commission. Carrie is passionate about providing access and opportunities for all and was the 2013 Utah Librarian of the Year, NACo Innovation Award winner and a Red Cross “Community Hero” for her projects with diverse populations. Carrie founded Digital Respons-Ability on those passions and principles: that by working across sectors and being open to innovation, we can improve access to all.
Spring Lavallee is the Curriculum Director of Digital Respons-Ability and a long-time Digital Literacy advocate. As an information professional, Spring has worked specifically with youth and disadvantaged groups, advocating for the importance of STEAM and Maker culture in our educational systems, after school programs, and private and public youth organizations. Spring believes strongly in youth-led and experiential programs. She is committed to providing curriculum that inspires, encourages, and engages.
Shannon Babb is an instructor, researcher, and writer on a variety of subjects such as environmental science, maker spaces, technology and more. She was was previously the STEM coordinator with USU in Utah County forming partnerships and creating curriculum throughout Utah County. Shannon has Bachelor of Science in Watershed Science with an emphasis in Geology and Soils, as well as, a Masters in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Design. Shannon uses her scientist and educator background to train students and collect and analyze data for Digital Respons-Ability.