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Sukirti Ranade

Director, Interactive eLearning


Sukirti Ranade has been a lead in the academic area, as an Educational Technologist, Systems Administrator and now directing the Interactive eLearning vision at Bellevue College. Holding a bachelors degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Informational Technology Systems, Sukirti has a long history of related work to build upon.

In her role as the Director of Online Learning, Digital Learning Design, Instructional Media and the XR Lab, Sukirti manages the online learning management system Canvas, content design, virtual and interactive media, campus Instructional media events and leads the eLearning Committee. She encourages her staff to be resilient, promotes adoption of new technologies and participation in continuous professional development. In collaboration with various departments, Interactive eLearning staff has been involved with many successful college initiative like First Year Seminar, Faculty PD, Peer to Peer Course Review and the Online Excellence Teaching Academy.

With over 20 years’ experience in the eLearning/distance education, encompassing learning management system (LMS) administration, instructional design, accessibility practices, systems technology support, technology lab and team management, client consultations, as well as adult teaching and training, Sukirti brings a wealth of experience to the Interactive eLearning team.

Sukirti has worked at Safeco Insurance, Microsoft, Nintendo and Bellevue College. She is an “Electronic Geek” and can spend hours browsing for new technologies – software and hardware.

Sukirti encourages her two sons, Air Force Major and a neurologist, Dr. Tejas Ranade and Ishan Ranade who is a software engineer, to be persistent and encourages them to be “a lifelong learner.” Sukirti has volunteered at the local Redmond High School as the PTSA webmaster, Member of the Lake Washington School District PTSA Trustee board for two years, and a proud member of the local Indian community group: Seattle Maharashtra Mandal, where she was the President in the year 2013.