Sylvia Wood is a native Texan. She attended UT-PanAm, Texas Tech, and Sam Houston State University. Sylvia has 32 years of classroom experience - teaching primarily STEM courses. She currently teaches all levels of computer science at Rouse High School in Leander, TX. Aside from teaching, she serves as an AP Computer Science Reader (10 years) and continues to take advantage of professional development opportunities, most recently Code.org and cybersecurity. Robotics is also a passion. She mentors two FIRST robotics teams. She serves as President for the TCEA TA/CS SIG. She is an original member of the CS4TX group, a member of ISTE, CSTA, CS for All, ChickTech Austin, EdTechWomen ATX and 100Kin10 Teacher Forum.