Computer Science Initiative Coordinators
Kim Wilkens - Instructor (K-8)
Ms. Wilkens graduated with a degree in computer science from Texas Lutheran University in 1987 and earned her M.Ed. from Mary Baldwin College in 2014. She started her career at IBM in Austin and then became an independent technology consultant when she moved to Charlottesville in 1998. In 2001, she began teaching technology in K-8 schools. In 2012, she started Tech-Girls with a mission to empower girls to imagine and achieve
their future dreams in our tech-savvy world. She is passionate about transforming technology users into technology creators, collaborators and activists!
Zach Minster - Instructor (9-12)
Mr. Minster is a graduate of Brown University (Sc.B. Computer Science), where he focused on theoretical computer science and pedagogy as a head teaching assistant and course developer. Mr. Minster brings years of experience teaching students and authoring curricula at the middle school, high school, and university levels in a variety of contexts and roles, as well as professional experience in software engineering. He is excited about bringing computer science to every student and ensuring that graduates are prepared to participate and interact in an increasingly computational world.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, @heroiczach