It takes a village ....
Meet the members
of our tribe.
The Barnabas Robotics curriculum is taught by a dynamic group of movers and shakers in the education world. Instructors who are certified to teach Barnabas Robotics curriculum are engineers, designers and teachers looking to engage youth with the intersections of tech, art and education. Contact these teachers directly to inquire about their private services or to take a class with them!
CERTIFIED TEACHING PARTNERS
Certified teaching partners are instructors who have been completed Barnabas Robotics' formal training program and offer instructional/tutoring services. To learn more, feel free to contact a certified teaching partner directly to inquire about their service offerings.
Eric has extensive experience teaching robotics to students ranging from kindergarten to college level. Holding a B.S. in Physics from UCLA, Eric brings a deep love for S.T.E.M. subjects. What he enjoys most about teaching is the opportunity to forge genuine relationships with his students and to see them grow. Eric has been a valuable contributor to Barnabas Robotics' open-source curriculum and projects to support the company's growing teacher community. He is trained and certified to teach Barnabas Robotics curriculum.
Location: San Gabriel Valley - Pasadena to Glendora (California)
Andrew began his technical career in the printing industry when the phrase "cut and paste" was taken literally. Since then, he has worked in CAD/CAM manufacturing, software programming, web development, and STEM education. Andrew has a genuine passion for bridging technology with education to impact communities. Andrew has contributed to Barnabas Robotics' open-source curriculum and various community projects. He is trained and certified to teach Barnabas Robotics curriculum.
Location: Long Beach Area (California)
Petra worked as a software developer for 25 years. She discovered her love of teaching while helping her own kids with their homework, volunteering at her kids' school, and teaching yoga. As a teacher, Petra appreciates how every student learns in different ways. She enjoys using a variety of approaches to help students gain a deeper understanding of technical concepts and build stronger foundations in learning. Petra is trained and certified to teach Barnabas Robotics curriculum.
Location: San Gabriel Valley (California)
Alex first discovered his passion for teaching in high school, where he helped fellow classmates with understanding various concepts in Math and Science. From there, his love of teaching grew. He especially loves getting to interact with kids and give them opportunities in STEM that he didn’t have growing up. As Alex works to attain an B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UC San Diego, Alex is continually exposed to new ideas in STEM and wishes to share his passion for STEM with others. He is trained and certified to teach Barnabas Robotics curriculum.
Location: Santa Clarita / San Diego (California)