Chris Ciuca is the Director of Pre-Professional Education at SAE International. He oversees the strategic direction of SAE’s programmatic offerings at the K-16 level, including the National Science Board Award winning A World In Motion and Collegiate Design Series Programing. Chris leads numerous initiatives designed to increase STEM engagement and achievement at the PreK-16 level. These initiatives include, Cybersecurity, software development, automated technologies and other integrated workforce development themes.
Chris serves in advisory roles for National Science Foundation, National Academy of Engineering and other private and publicly funded STEM projects, is a published author on various educational strategies and techniques for delivering classroom-based instruction and serves as an expert on multiple STEM projects and through local and national media outlets. As a former classroom teacher, Chris strives to bring his classroom experience into all efforts designed to deliver high-quality integrated STEM instruction. Chris holds a BA in Environmental Science and Education and a Masters of Education in Curriculum Design and Instruction.