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Vanessa Jones

Austin Independent School District
Technology Design Coach
Austin, Texas
Vanessa is a Technology Design Coach for Austin ISD. She has worked in the Dept of Technology for over 20 years. She has taught third through six grades. In 2017, she was a finalist for the TCEA Technology Special of the Year Award and was once recognized as Intel's Education 20 Most Inspiring Educators. She is a national Code.org facilitator and is one of the lead writers for the K-12 Computer Science Frameworks. https://k12cs.org/biographies/ Vanessa is a member of the International Advisory Board for Computer Science Week "Hour of Code." Vanessa is also a BrainPOP, Edmodo, and SeeSaw Ambassador as well as a Discovery Education Star Educator.