Anthony Cutway

Information Technology and Computer Applications Teacher (6-8) Arbor Hills Junior High, Sylvania Schools in
Anthony began his career in the U.S. Army as an Electronic Warfare Signals Intelligence Analyst. After five years in the Army he completed an Electrician Apprenticeship and worked as an Industrial Electrician for the Chrysler Corporation. In addition to installing and maintaining electrical supply and safety equipment, he specialized in machine controls. After eleven years working in this occupation, he left Chrysler and completed a degree in Education. He started teaching Information Technology classes at Arbor Hills Junior High School in Sylvania, Ohio. This year is his fifteenth-year teaching and fifth year using CodeMonkey in his curriculum.

Kelly Susinski

K-2 Technology Teacher
Ethel McKnight Elementary School in East Windsor
School District, New Jersey
Kelly is a K-2 Technology Teacher in East Windsor, New Jersey. She has been using CodeMonkey for four years and loves how engaging the platform is and how it makes even the toughest coding skills engaging for students of all skill levels and abilities. She looks forward to showing other educators what a great program CodeMonkey is!

Matt Schachtel

K-5 Technology Coach
Summit Public Schools,
New Jersey
Matt is an Elementary Technology Coach at Summit Public Schools in Summit, NJ. He currently supports teachers and students by integrating technology into classroom instruction and curriculum. With his amazing team, they work on the districts Coding and Robotics, 3D Design and Printing, STEAM, Digital Citizenship and Chromebook 1:1 initiatives. This is his third year integrating CodeMonkey into the districts curriculum.

Lisa Wenzel

Computer Science Teacher
Argyle Magnet Middle School in Montgomery
Public School System, Maryland
Lisa Wenzel is a computer science and tech teacher at Argyle Magnet Middle School in the Montgomery County Public School System, She has a masters degree in Instructional Technology and has been teaching 15 years. She loves tinkering, learning and traveling! This is her third year integrating CodeMonkey’s curriculum into her middle school classes.

Javier Aguilar

Computer Science Teacher and Robotics Coach
East Fort Worth Montessori Academy,
Javier is in his tenth year of working at East Fort Worth Montessori Academy as a Computer Science & Robotics Teacher/Coach for grade levels PreK, 3/4 to 5th grade. He is making positive changes by advocating for grants for students that provide new or upgraded equipment to the campus. Mr. Aguilar is an active edcamper who likes to share and network with other educators as a facilitator for coding, gamification, robotics & digital portfolios, LEGO Mindstorms, Scratch, Google CS First, CodeMonkey variety curriculum and MinecraftEdu. This is his second time as an Ambassador and has been using CodeMonkey since 2014!

Deanna Amenta

Computer Science Teacher
Mellon Middle School in the Mt. Lebanon School District, Pennsylvania
Deanna has been a computer science teacher for over two decades. During her 23 years in education, her goal has been to inspire the next generation of tech enthusiasts by instilling a deep understanding and appreciation for the world of computer science. Throughout her career, she has continuously adapted to the evolving landscape of technology, fostered an inclusive and engaging learning environment, and encouraged students to explore their creativity and problem-solving skills. She has been an avid user of CodeMonkey for four years!

Chris Porter

K-5 Computer Science Teacher
Noble Elementary School in Robbinsdale School District, Minnesota
Chris has been an educator for 23 years and has taught Instrumental Music/General Music, Computer, Keyboarding, and Related Technology Application courses. She is currently teaching computer science at Noble Elementary in the Robbinsdale School District where she services students in grades K-5. She also serves as a technology lead, which provides her with many training sessions, classes and opportunities to teach others about all aspects of technology. This is Chris’ second year using CodeMonkey with her students!

Brian Selke

K-5 Computer Science Instructional Coach
Redding School District,
Brian Selke is in his 9th year of teaching in the Redding School District in Northern California where he currently serves as the Computer Science Instructional Coach for the district. His passion for CodeMonkey is rooted in the platform's ability to deliver an exceptional learning experience that captivates and encourages exploration among students. The platform's well-thought-out approach to teaching fundamental Computer Science concepts, spanning block-based programming, CoffeeScript, and Python, ensures a diverse and inclusive learning environment for all. Furthermore, CodeMonkey's suite of resources, including teacher support, student progress tracking, quizzes, and more, all contribute to the creation of an extraordinary curriculum.

Lynn Castaneda

K-8 Computer Science Teacher and Technology Coordinator
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Diocese of San Bernardino, California
Lynn is a software developer turned educator with over 15 years of experience teaching computer science to K-8 students. She is passionate about empowering the next generation of problem solvers and innovators. She believes that every child has the potential to be a coder, and is committed to cultivating their interest and nurturing their coding skills. In addition to teaching, this journey has led her to other roles including STEM Coordinator, Computer Science Club Advisor and developer of district-wide Computer Science curriculum guidelines. She uses CodeMonkey daily in her classes to ignite creativity and problem-solving skills in her students. CodeMonkey's user-friendly interface makes it an ideal tool for closing the coding gap and inspiring the next generation of innovators.

Amy Hoff

Instructional Technology Coach and Teacher
Silver Lake Elementary School in Appoquinimink
School District, Delaware
Amy is an Instructional Technology Coach/Technology Teacher for the Appoquinimink School District at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, DE. After 22 years in the classroom teaching first and second grade and helping other teachers integrate technology into their instruction, Amy was excited to move into her role as an instructional technology coach/technology teacher. Amy works with students in grades 1-5 teaching them about coding, graphic design, robotics, typing skills, Google Drive, just to name a few topics. She loves using CodeMonkey with her students and can’t wait to share that excitement with a broader audience.

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