Joanna has been teaching for the last 18 years in grades K-12 throughout New Hampshire. She is passionate about bringing computer science not only to her students but also sharing her expertise with other educators as well. Ms. Marcotte been involved in the development team for the New Hampshire Computer Science Standards, Code.org CS Discoveries Facilitator, and has presented several times at the NH Charter School Best Practice Conference & The Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference. She holds a B.A. in Education & American Political History from New England College. Realizing her passion for technology use in the classroom Ms. Marcotte pursued an M.Ed in Educational Technology with a dual certificate in Technology Integration & School Technology Coordination from Boise State University. Ms. Marcotte continues to expand computer science and technology education at The Founders Academy for her students through professional development and the addition of new course electives based upon student interest.