Jason McKenna

Jason McKenna
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Jason McKenna

VEX Robotics

On Demand Video: VEX Robotics continuum for Grades K – 12+ 
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Synopsis: 

Robotics is not only the future, it is also the present. By familiarizing students with programming, sensors, and automation, they hone critical computational thinking skills needed to succeed in the 21st century’s workforce and in everyday life.

Beyond science and engineering principles, VEX Robotics solutions encourage creativity, teamwork, leadership, passion, and problem-solving among groups. That’s why VEX is committed to advancing robotics education as leaders in STEM, making it easy to implement.

From K to career, VEX Robotics product lines span all levels of both formal and informal education with accessible, scalable, and affordable solutions.

Bio:

Jason McKenna is the Director of Global Educational Strategy for VEX Robotics, overseeing all curriculum development and classroom integration. McKenna is an accomplished educational practitioner and strategist with 20 years of classroom experience and success in implementing STEM programs and robotics competitions for students at all levels. Jason joined Robomatter in 2015, which was acquired by VEX Robotics in 2016. Prior to Robomatter, McKenna spent years serving in the Hopewell Area School District where he had the chance to work with the CMU Robotics Academy. Jason received his undergraduate in Elementary Education and his master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction.