Our Team

Our Team

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Meet The Team
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Kevin Nolten
Director of Academic Outreach 
Kevin  directs  CYBER.ORG’s  programmatic  outreach efforts and  partnerships.  With a background in in K-12 administration, Kevin finds special meaning in  cyber education and the impact it has directly on student’s futures.  He keeps the  laughter  and the passion for cyber education  burning bright  at CYBER.ORG. 
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Dr. Chuck Gardner 
Director of Curricula 
Chuck leads the curricula development team and connects with state educational  representatives  on standards development.  Chuck’s favorite part of the job is teachers' “aha!” moments during professional development workshops.  Need a recommendation for a kitchen gadget or podcast? Chuck is your guy.
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David Awalt
David Awalt 
Marketing and Communications Manager 
David  manages the creation of graphics and communications  for CYBER.ORG. With a background in illustration  and design, David makes sure that  CYBER.ORG looks good.  When he’s not working, he plays in a heavy metal band and loves on his two dogs, Rascal and Lily.
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Charlene Cooper
Charlene Cooper
Curricula Development Specialist & RARC Coordinator
Charlene brings to CYBER.ORG experience as a STEM classroom teacher and robotics coach. She finds special meaning in fostering learning opportunities for students by supporting their teachers. In her spare time, she takes basketball lessons from her (very patient and dedicated) ten year old.
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Josh Coriell
Curriculum Development Specialist 
Josh has played a major role in the development of CYBER.ORG's mathematics curriculum, along with various projects in STEM EDA and Cyber Fundamentals. Josh enjoys traveling across the US to  teach teachers how to program.  He's an avid traveler and taco-eater.  
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Callie Dean 
Academic Outreach Coordinator 
Callie sets up professional development and oversees program evaluation for CYBER.ORG. Callie loves working with  our teachers and data in order  to continually improve our programs in impactful ways. She plays violin in  her local symphony and bakes a mean sourdough. 
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Claire Floyd 
Director of Marketing 
Claire works to make sure CYBER.ORG’s marketing efforts  are reflective of the exciting  work we’re  privileged  to do.  With a background in scientific illustration and communication, Claire gets a kick out of distilling the complex into the clear. She  enjoys bird watching and gardening. 
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Tommy Gober
Curriculum Development Specialist 
As a high school cybersecurity  curriculum specialist, Tommy lives at the  intersection of technology, cybersecurity, and teaching.  Tommy enjoys flying  four-line stunt kites and knows over 30 programming languages.  If you’re looking for a trivia teammate, Tommy’s your guy.
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Heather Howle
Curriculum Development Specialist 
Heather discovered her calling after witnessing the power robotics competitions had on her STEM  students  and was even  awarded the 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. If you can’t seem to find her, check Disney World. 
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Matt Kinmon 
Operations Support Specialist
Matt is the brains behind CYBER.ORG's 3-D printing projects and Capture-the-Flag competitions. He loves tinkering with robots and finding ways to make cyber education more accessible and fun for students. Matt is always willing to share some of his homemade banana bread.
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Joe  MacAdam 
Curriculum Development Specialist 
Joe caught the cyber education bug after recognizing the need for cybersecurity content in his  math  classroom and implemented robotics to fill the gap.  Joe is a long-suffering  Cleveland Browns fan and loves spending time outside with his family. 
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Jon Ownby
Curriculum Development Specialist 
Jon  has a passion for ensuring that K-8 students have an educational  foundation that focuses on science and engineering principles, preparing students for success in their adult careers. Jon has an uncanny ability to find the perfect  gif  for every situation. 
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Brittany Pike
Curriculum Development Specialist
With more than 10 years in the classroom teaching 2nd and 3rd grade, K-5 Technology Enrichment, and English classes abroad, Brittany enjoys introducing teachers and students to programming. She also loves traveling and exploring how people around the world teach and learn.
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John Queen 
Curriculum Development Specialist 
The resident humanities and history buff, John has a passion for education and presenting STEM subjects through the lens of their historical and societal implications. John stays busy supporting CYBER.ORG educators from behind the scenes, during workshops, and online. He loves a good fantasy book.
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Laurie  Salvail 
Curriculum Development Specialist 
Laurie brings extensive experience in elementary STEM to the  curriculum development team and received the Bossier Chamber of Commerce’s Excellence in Education and Innovation award in 2017.  Laurie  occasionally dusts off her bow and arrows to keep her skills as a certified basic archery  instructor sharp. 
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Ben Williamson 
Curriculum Development  Specialist 
With a background in sociology and STEM education programs, Ben brings a creative perspective to CYBER.ORG’s elementary and middle school curriculum. Ben is active in community theatre and is always busy writing, filming, creating, and learning. 
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Noah Wagstaff
Noah Wagstaff 
Curriculum Development Specialist
Before joining the CYBER.ORG team, Noah was a physics and math teacher. Now he integrates robotics projects into physics lessons and enjoys learning new skills and programming languages. An avid gardener, he has been known to talk to his plants on occasion.