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Jorge Valenzuela National Faculty

Jorge Valenzuela has served as an educator for the past 13 years and holds both computer science and administrative credentials. He also has recently earned the honor of being a distinguished STEM educator by the Teachers College at Columbia University by earning the NASA Endeavor STEM Teaching Certificate. In addition, Jorge is a certified Project Lead the Way, Design and Modeling teacher.

Currently, he supervises the Technology and Engineering Education program at Richmond Public Schools and serves school division priorities with STEM leadership projects that connect K-12 classrooms to higher education and the workforce. Jorge is also the council chair for the Virginia Council on Technology and Engineering Education Supervision (VCTEES) for the state of Virginia.

Jorge is extremely dedicated to assisting educators enhance their practice, by conducting effective professional development in the areas of Integrative STEM Education, Project Based Learning and curriculum unit and lesson design.