About Me

Marcos Navas

is a Technology Facilitator for the Union City Board of Education and is a proud advocate of his district and the Union City Summer STEM Camps. Born and raised in Hudson County, you can find him posting tweets on all types of #teched , #3Dprinting #makered,#urbaned , #hiphoped , #humancentereddesign #designthinking ideas and innovations.

Excellence and Professionalism 

Marcos Navas has been an active member in the makered community and edtech space for many years.  In addition to being a speaker and presenter, he is an ambassador and champion for an array of companies and organizations such as Dremel, Ultimaker, Pi-Top and Osmo.  Being an advocate of student voice, 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 US and one of the original founders of Hands on Coding, LLC.  Marcos most recently completed his Fellowship with IDEO Teachers Guild making him one of 10 educational experts in Human Centered Design & Design Thinking. Marcos is a Technology Facilitator for the Union City Board of Education and is a proud advocate of his district and the Union City Summer STEM Camps. He is the founder of EdcampUrban, which is free professional development for urban educators, for teachers, by teachers.  Marcos is truly STEAMing his way through the Maker Revolution and bringing education along for the ride!

Ambassadorships & Certs
  • Founder and Creator of Hands on Coding handsoncoding.org 

  • Founder of Edcamp Urban edcampurban.org 

  • IDEO Teacher Guild Fellow Teachers Guild Newsletter

  • TED Innovative Educator Meet the Cohort

  • Founder of TED Ed Clubs D.I.V.E tededclubsdive.org 

  • Maker Depot Academy Ed Leader

  • Dremel Ambassador

  • Raspberry Pi Certified Ed

  • Ultimaker Pioneer

  • OSMO Ambassador

  • Apple Teacher

  • Apple Certified Educational Trainer

  • PBS Innovative Educator

  • Bloxell Ambassador

  • Edorable Ambassador

  • Polar3D Ambassador

  • Morphi Ambassador

  • Doodlematic Ambassador

Man on a Mission

Marcos is on a mission to help reform education and expose kids to the latest in technology.  He is truly STEAMing his way through the Maker Revolution and bringing education along for the ride!

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