Policy Constellation Lead
Shaina Glass has been in K-12 education for the last 17 years, educating students and teachers alike. Her goal has always been to share her knowledge and love of learning in new, innovative ways with ALL Learners (young and older).
Shaina is a speaker for K-12 computer science (CS) and STEM, a CS advocate, and serves as an educational consultant for schools and educational systems in the Houston area, and across the country. Shaina's impact on schools, districts, CS/STEM and educational technology communities are noteworthy. She has developed a strong personal learning network through social media, STEM, computer science and EdTech ambassador programs. Shaina attends national, local, and regional conferences, and seeks out new technologies, and educational opportunities.
Shaina holds a Masters degree from Sam Houston State University in the field of Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. She is a graduate from Morgan State University, receiving a B.A. in Fine Arts.
She is currently the Director of Education with the Computer Science Teachers Association as well as a Code.org Regional Program Manager with the University of Texas-Austin while also serving as a Computer Science Fundamentals Affiliate. Prior to these roles, Shaina served as Technology Applications/STEM Program Director, where she worked to expand equitable access to STEM and computer science instruction to all over 65,000 school students. She led, supported, and implemented technology applications and STEM programs, instruction, and events for students PK- 12th grade in Aldine ISD. She also serves as a member of the Texas Computer Science Advocacy Coalition, the president of CSTA Greater Houston, as well as a writer for the CSTA K-12 CS Standards, and Texas’ K-8 Technology Applications standards.