Our STEAM teacher is an integrative learner who blends state-of-the-art technology with impactful pedagogy to accelerate growth for 21st-century students. His professional development and coaching experiences include NASA Goddard Space Flight Center where he researched workplace expectations in STEM-related fields; The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for classroom management and integrated-arts coaching; certifications and training in computer-vision and AI neural networks (YOLO, TensorFlow, TF Lite, and OpenCV), Linux, Swift, and Gcode programming languages; and, district-wide trainer and facilitator for computer-aided design, 3D printing, custom rocketry, and open-source computer-vision robotic programs. He has been featured on Good Morning America and his STEAM program was awarded the Amazon Future Engineer Robotics Grant and Lego Mindstorms grant to boost computer science capacity within underrepresented communities. In the past, his adventures included horse-packing 800 miles from Utah to Mexico, rock climbing and guiding throughout North and Central America, and studying oceanography while sea-kayaking along western Mexico.
Jordan’s top-level goal is using STEAM education to help people thrive.