Pittsburgh, United States
Director of Innovation and Partnerships for Propel Schools
Kristen Golomb-Director of Innovation and Partnerships for Propel Schools has worked at Propel since 2005. She designs technology focused integration curriculum and continues to maintain a diverse partner network where she manages well over 500 partnerships and grants throughout our 13 schools which includes the Verizon Digital Promise Learning Schools Grant and Department of Environmental Protection and Grounded student outdoor learning space design and build. These partnerships support school day learning and other opportunities for Propel students, including STEM competitions, Project Based Learning and career exploration experiences. In 2012, Ms. Golomb was named one of 20 national Chevrolet Green Educators. That same year, she was a recipient of the PA Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence, in recognition of the sunflower gardens created in partnership with GTECH at Propel Braddock Hills location. In 2014, she was a 40 Under 40 recipient for Pittsburgh Magazine. Ms. Golomb is a graduate of University of Pittsburgh and is a member of the National Science Teachers Association, Remake Learning Initiative, AIU Math Science Partnership and is Co-Founder of Pittsburgh Science Teacher Network.