Rene Gadelha
Vice President – Curriculum Development: Rene Gadelha

Rene Gadelha, Curriculum Director at VictoryVR Education, is an experienced educator, researcher, author, and policy driver of education. With her MA in Instruction & Curriculum, in addition to having served on two school boards, and as an appointed member of Iowa STEM Advisory Council, Rene strives to help educators drive transformational change. With more than a decade of experience delivering professional development and implementation support to educators, Rene is recognized for effective leadership in such areas as instruction, curriculum, assessments, standards, and PLCs. Rene also serves on the Iowa STEM Advisory Council.

  • Licensed teacher at Ridge High School (NJ), Jefferson Twp High School (NJ), Sussex Cty Community College (NJ)
  • Writing, editing, assessment creation consultant at CTB/McGraw Hill, Pearson
  • School Board director at Mount Olive School District (NJ), Linn-Mar Comm. School District (IA)
  • Assessment scorer for Pearson, ETS
  • Researcher for College Board

Agenda and PD Takeaways

Engage your students in science! Let us help you develop your understanding of different student learning styles to untap each learner’s potential with our immersive and engaging curriculum.

Students will thrive while enjoying science. Teachers will be confident in the efficacy of our NGSS aligned curriculum. Topics we’ll cover in a 3 hour session:

  • Incorporating best practices of VR in the classroom
  • Planning science lessons: stand-alone OR pair with existing
    • pacing
    • standards coverage
    • assessments: formative & summative
  • Using the Instructor Site
  • Understanding the various VR formats
  • Navigating interactive game formats


  • No-charge for 1-hour remote PD delivery (phone/Internet) for school customers
  • $1,000 + travel for 3-hour in-person PD delivery for customers
  • $3750 + travel for 3-hour in-person PD delivery regarding VR in the classroom for non-customers

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