Derek Tangredi is a teacher with the Thames Valley District School Board (London, Ontario) as well as an Educational Consultant with Fair Chance Learning committed to progressive Education through student centered actions.
He is also founder of Hacked Education, a non-profit venture to give students the access and ability to use technology and equipment ordinarily unavailable to them at home or through their schools.
Derek has an Engineering background and is a speaker on several subjects including Makerspaces, Coding in the Classroom, Mathematics, Engineering, & Robotics.
He has presented at Global Maker Day, EdCamp Global, BIT, Connect, STEAM, iCON, Google Summits, Maker Faires & many more. You can find several of his professional talks online or linked through his webpage.
Derek’s goal is to engage and empower students about their passions through Coding, Making, and Inquiry. His goal is to extend learning beyond the classroom.