Jamie Watkins (he/him)
Teaching Artist & Workshop Leader
Embracing AI in the Classroom
Jamie is a Teaching Artist and Media Educator based in Portland, Maine. In addition to his work with CEL, he is the Senior Academic Technology Consultant and Manager of Digital Media Studios at Bates College, and has spent the past decade leading in-school residences, after school classes, and summer camp programming focused on filmmaking, podcast creation, and digital storytelling for students throughout New York City and New England. He co-developed the Manhattan Youth Film Intensive, a free filmmaking program for middle school students sponsored by the NYC Mayor’s Office and the Department of Youth and Community Development. A native Vermonter, Jamie has also worked as a Teaching Artist with the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, the Media Factory/RETN, and he created and led digital storytelling programs for Waynflete School, Opera House Arts, and the Reach Performing Arts Center in Stonington, Maine.
Jamie is available for a limited number of school residencies to help implement the project you design at the Project Design Lab.