CS Guide Program for Teacher Leaders


Nextech CS Guides is a professional learning community and professional development opportunity for those educators wishing to become champions for computer science in their district. Nextech is excited to offer a cohort of elementary and secondary teacher leaders that will engage in 18 months of professional development experiences geared towards building CS capacity, developing a district-wide implementation plan, and work to effectively implement their district’s plan with fidelity in order to help drive systemic change.

Current 2024-2025 CS Guides

  • Franklin Township Community School Corporation:
    • Carissa Domrase, Franklin Central High School, 10-12 Grade CS Teacher and Department Chair
  • Jennings County Schools:
    • Jennifer Laman, K-12 District Instructional Coach
  • Lake Central School Corporation:
    • Danielle Carr, Lake Central High School, 9-12 Grade AP Computer Science Principles, DC Principles of Computers, Topics in computer Science, AP Computer Science A, and DC Computer Science Educator
  • Monroe County Community School Corporation:
    • Beth Smith, All Elementary Schools, Pre-K-6th Grade, STEM to Them Mobile Educator
  • MSD Decatur Township:
    • Brian Belch, Decatur Central High School, 9-12 Grade, NLPS Software Development, Principles of Computing, Website and DataBase Development, and Software Development Educator
  • MSD Martinsville:
    • Maureen Sanders-Brunner, Martinville High School, 9-12 Grade Computer Science Educator
    • Erin Wolff, South Elementary School of Communications, K-4 Grade Computer Science and Communications Educator
  • Plainfield Community School Corporation:
    • Erin Bangel, Clarks Creek Elementary School, 3rd Grade Daily Integration
  • Sheridan Community Schools:
    • Stacey Moran, Sheridan Middle School, 6th Grade Science Integration
  • South Bend Community School Corporation:
    • Tori Creswell, McKinley Elementary School, Kindergarten Daily Integration
  • Vigo County School Corporation:
    • Dianne Burpo, West Vigo High School, 9-12 Grade CTE Education Professions Career Pathway
  • Wabash, IN:
    • Vickie Houlihan, Heartland Career Center, 10-12 Grade Cybersecurity Instructor
  • Warrick County School Corporation:
    • Travis Strange, Castle South Middle School, 6th Grade Science Integration
  • Warsaw Community Schools:
    • Tammy Adamiec, Edgewood Middle School, 7-8 Grade Intro to CS and PLTW: AppCreator
  • West Lafayette Community School Corporation:
    • Chris Woodard, West Lafayette High School, 8-12 Grade CSP-AP, CSA-AP, Cybersecurity & Intro to CS
  • Whitley County Consolidated Schools:
    • David Porter, Columbia City High School, 10-12 Grade Principles of Computing and Topics in Computer Science
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