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Omar Shepherd

Orange County Department of Education (OCDE)
STEM/Career Education (CTE) Educational Services Division
Omar Shepherd, serves a Curriculum Specialist in STEM and Career Education with the Orange County Department of Education. A primary focus of his work is increasing equity and access for all students to engage in Computer Science. Omar serves as an ambassador for CS for ALL Teachers; Girls Who Code (GWC); facilitator for Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (AP-CSP) for Code.org; CSforALL SCRIPT Facilitator, Vice President, Orange County Chapter, Computer Using Educators (OCCUE); as well as regional partner with the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation (REC) to bring access to competitive robotics experiences to students in grades 3 to 8.