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Marcos Navas

Hands On Coding
Marcos Navas has been an active member of the Ed Tech space for over two decades. As an advocate for raising the voice of students, Marcos is one of the original Flipgrid ambassadors and a Ted Ed Innovative Educator helping spread student Ted Talks via Ted Clubs. Within the coding and STEM space he is one of the original Raspberry Pi Certified Educators in the U.S. helping enable people of all ages to explore computing and one of the original founders of Hands on Coding. Marcos completed a fellowship with the IDEO Teachers Guild making him one of ten educational experts trained in Design Thinking. He also founded EdCampUrban, a free professional development program for urban educators/teachers implemented by teachers, and Latinos in Coding, a nonprofit whose mission is to increase awareness and participation of the Hispanic community in computer sciences to remedy the equity gap of Latinos in STEM. Marcos is on a mission to transform educational environments to give access and teach underserved children about technology as early as possible.