Robert Pronovost

STEM Coord of Maker Education
San Mateo County Office of Education

Robert Pronovost is the founder of EmpowerMINT, a makerspace & edtech consultancy, and the STEM Coordinator of Maker Education for the San Mateo County Office of Education. Robert graduated from the Stanford Teacher Education Program, receiving a M.A. in Elementary Education from Stanford University. In 2013, he created the multi-award winning Ravenswood Makerspace Collaborative. Prior to leaving the classroom, Robert taught at Belle Haven School in Ravenswood for five years. He has been named an International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Emerging Leader, a Computer Using Educators (CUE) Outstanding Emerging Teacher, a Google Certified Teacher, and was a White House’s Roundtable on Making & Education Participant. He has spoken nationwide at conferences, including at SXSWedu, ISTE, CUE, and a keynote at the 2017 Hawaii Association of School Librarians Conference. Additionally, Robert co-authored a book, Creating a Google Apps Classroom, available through Shell Education.

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