Don’t miss out our Raspberry Pi 101 Introduction Zoom session hosted by Mr. Omar Shepherd from the Orange County Department of Education.
Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Mr. Omar Shepherd is an experienced Educational Leader with a passion for STEM and a demonstrated history of working in collaborative teams. He is skilled in Career Coaching; Instructional Design, Research, and Community Outreach. Strong educational professional with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a double major in Public Administration.
As a Curriculum Specialist in STEM and Career Education Mr. Shepherd’s role is to support Orange County School Districts in the development and refining of STEM Programming via consultation and the delivery of professional learning. From robotics to computer science, his goal is to support ALL students in having access to high quality STEM programming.
Additionally, in his work with the Career Education Team, Mr. Shepherd serves as a Career Coach supporting 59 students with diverse needs ages 16 – 21 as they prepare for transition to life after high school. A cornerstone of the project is to work with students to develop Person Driven Plans (PDP), to inform the development of Individualized Career Action Plans (ICAP). This work is part of a research project dubbed California Career Innovations (CCi) a grant project funded by the Department of Rehabilitation in collaboration with San Diego State University.
Get to know Mr. Shepherd more by reading this interview with him on All Teachers.