MS in Computers in Education, Fairfield University
BS in Education, Magna Cum Laude, University of New Mexico
Agvent holds the position of Post University’s Assistant Academic Program Manager of Early Childhood Education and Child Studies. Her previous position at Post University was Associate Faculty. Her course specialties at the university level are Math, Science and Technology; Creative Activities and Environment for Play.
Agvent encourages learners to utilize creativity and to “think outside of the box,” or even better, as if there were no box! Passionate about embracing the diversity of learners, she creates a classroom environment where students are free to explore and experiment. Agvent believes strongly in “hands-on” experiences regardless of age and provides opportunities for students to engage in active learning.
Agvent is actively involved in her local community and has served as Vice President and Board Member of the Connecticut Partnership for Children. Nationally, she has served as the National Fundraising Chairwoman for Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. She considers her greatest achievements to be the coordination of almost 50 fundraising walks nationwide within one year and the publication of a fundraising manual she authored.
Agvent also is the founder of a musical theater program for children and teens. She organizes school and summer camp programs. In addition, she writes, directs and produces performances for both children and adults.
Agvent has two children who are in elementary school. She enjoys running and maintains an exercise routine to stay physically fit. She enjoys reading non-fiction, creative writing, gardening and being outdoors with her children.
Agvent’s major interests are in the area of technology. She is especially astute in regard to the effective integration of technology into curriculum and current trends in educational technology.