Amy Smith (PA) - Manager of Pre-College Educational Programming at SAE International

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Amy Smith is the Manager of Pre-College Educational Programming at SAE International. She oversees the strategic direction, development, management and delivery of SAE’s PreK-12 formal education programs, including the National Science Board Award winning A World In Motion® (AWIM) program.

Amy leads a staff whose purpose and passion is to increase the number of students who pursue educational and career paths in STEM-related fields, provide critical age-appropriate skill development, and enhance teacher professional development. Most recently, Amy spearheaded the development and implementation of SAE’s Information Technology & Cybersecurity curriculum project, rolling out the first-of-its-kind Cybersecurity: Keeping Our Networks Secure Challenge. This, along with additional challenges currently in development, will provide opportunities that could change the course of IT education.

As a former high school mathematics teacher with management experience within various educational organizations, Amy has a passion for high-quality STEM education that helps mold the engineers and computer science professionals of tomorrow. Amy holds a BS in Applied Mathematics and Education and an MS in Instructional Leadership.


Talks

December 3, 2018, 2:30 pm - 3:10 pm
Hands-on Cybersecurity Education in a K16 STEM Experience Continuum - Texas Salon C