VP of Educational Services, 1st Maker Space, INC Over two decades of teaching experience and a leader in professional development best practices
About this speaker
Amber Hudson, Vice President of Educational Services at 1st Maker Space, INC., leads the curriculum development and professional development for 1st Maker Space. Amber spent over twenty years teaching upper elementary in Hamilton Southeastern Schools. During her tenure, she taught a variety of subjects, but fell in love with STEM. She created a classroom maker space, at the cusp of the maker movement, that was collaborative, problem-based and student driven. Her classroom maker projects gained the attention of Mayor Scott Fadness of Fishers, IN, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Congresswoman Susan Brooks. Amber has an M.Ed. in Curriculum Development and has a passion for developing curriculum and designing lessons that engage students with hands-on learning. Amber leads professional development opportunities across the United States with a focus on engaging, STEM related, hands-on content.