First Name

Julianne (Joules)

Last Name

Webb

Bio

Joules Webb has a passion and expertise for computing education gained over twenty years of experience working in education, non-profit, and industry roles. Currently Joules is teaching Computer Science and Physics at Medina Valley High School. She also coaches the CyberPatriot Open division teams and the UIL Computer Science team. In addition to her teaching career, Joules serves as a code.org Computer Science Principles teacher professional development facilitator and as a Research Associate/Co-Investigator at The University of Texas at San Antonio, developing space-STEM curriculum for a NASA grant project. The Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites (LCATS) curriculum engages students with Arduino, remote sensing, and robotics technologies. In 2017 and 2018 Joules served as Project Director for the Our Lady of the Lake University WeTeach_CS collaborative, enabling 50+ educators to receive 60+ hours of professional development in pursuit of earning their Texas Computer Science educator certification. As a volunteer for Alamo Region FIRST Robotics, Joules instituted an annual Women Are FIRST event honoring the female participants in the regional competition for their persistence in STEM; 2018 marked the 6th year the event was held. Joules brings a depth and breadth of K-12 computing education knowledge to the community, acting as a synthesizer fostering collaborative partnerships among academia, industry, and military/government.