Full Name
Eileen Marks DiFabio
Job Title
Director of innovation and 21st-century skills

Eileen has an extensive background in Education. She started her career as a teaching artist, inspiring students to find their voice through acting, directing and producing with students from age 8 to 18. She has taught both general education and students with disabilities in high needs schools in NYCDOE. Eileen enjoyed her transition from the classroom to education management when she worked as an Implementation Manager for online and blended learning programs with iLearnNYC. Supporting a portfolio of over 40 schools, she coached schools through the implementation process and supported program evaluation. She enjoyed the challenge of being a literacy coach to 8 intermediate schools through the Middle School Quality Initiative, working to establish a scalable model for improving the reading levels of middle school students in the district’s lowest-performing middle schools so that all children entering 9th grade are reading on or above grade level. In her current role as Instructional Technology Director for Brooklyn North Borough Office, Eileen supports over 200 schools with developing a vision for technology and coaches educators in the meaningful integration of technology in support of instructional goals and student outcomes. She also serves as Chair of the Brooklyn North e-STEM committee, whose mission it is to build a culture of STEM across Brooklyn North schools. Her diverse background, both creatively and professionally, make her an ideal collaborator. She brings passion, intelligence, consistency, curiosity, collaboration and humanity to all that she does.

Eileen Marks DiFabio