“My go-to source for learning something new is people. I ask friends and family for guidance, recommendations, and help along the way.”
Pati Ruiz is a researcher with the Learning Sciences Research team. Prior to joining Digital Promise, Pati spent 16 years as a high school computer science teacher, Spanish teacher, and K – 12 administrator. Pati has also taught public school leaders and pre-service teachers in both the U.S. and Mexico and helped design online learning experiences for computing and information technology faculty focused on diversifying undergraduate computing programs. Pati holds a B.S. and M.A. from Santa Clara University and an Ed.D. from Pepperdine University. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.