Co-founder and Executive Director
Paige Prescott has been involved in Computer Science education for more than twelve years. As Executive Director of the newly formed Computer Science Alliance, she is interested in strengthening the community of people involved computer science education and to advocate on a state, district and local level to see more computer science offerings in New Mexico, especially to the underserved areas in rural and tribal communities.
She has been the President of the Computer Science Teachers Association of New Mexico (CSTA-NM) since 2015 and is pursuing a PhD in Learning Sciences at UNM where she is focusing on computer science education. Paige has trained over 1000 teachers in NM around the US and to bring computer science to their students K-8. She was recognized by the New Mexico Tech Council Women in Technology Honoree for her work in CS education
Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
After getting an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan, working at Rice University and getting a Masters at Carnegie Mellon University, Yolanda worked at the board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and then several high tech startups for over 15 years. After retiring, she began teaching programming as a volunteer at her son’s elementary school. Eventually it became apparent that this was not only fun, but that there was a real need for CS teachers in the school systems. Thus began the crusade to teach programming and aid teachers in their ability to work with technology! She currently teaches AP CSP and AP CSA and volunteers in whatever capacity needed to spread the support and knowledge to teachers, administrators, and students interested in Computer Science. She is a CODE.org facilitator, an active member of CSTA (Computer Science Teachers Association) and always working to expand her horizons via technology.
CEO & Co founder @ Ingenuity Software Labs
Dept Chair: Computer and IT, Dona Ana Community College