As a Strategy Associate, Brian analyzes trends across the network and the STEM field at large. He supports the Strategic Initiatives team’s development of tools and content addressing the Grand Challenges.
Brian comes to 100Kin10 from Dallas, Texas, where he taught seventh-grade math and led grade-level and content teams as a Teach For America corps member and alumnus. In addition to his work as a teacher, Brian has focused his career on racial justice through community organizing and leading workshops addressing the biases teachers bring into classrooms.
Brian earned his M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning from Southern Methodist University. He holds a B.A. from the University of Alabama where he studied Public Relations and Philosophy of Law. Brian is also a proud graduate of the improv program at Dallas Comedy House Training Center.
As a former STEM teacher, what is it about STEM that gets kids so engaged and excited?
In STEM, kids can experience concepts in relation to the world around them and experiment with those concepts to solve problems. When math can come off the page and become a tool rather than the goal, you’ll see eyes widen and curiosity flow.