Diane Baxter is the Director of Education at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at UCSD. Before joining SDSC in February of 2005, she developed environmental science education programs at the North Carolina Aquarium, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, the Pfleger Institute of Environmental Research, and Quail Botanical Gardens.
Ange coordinates the administrative responsibilities for the ComPASS program. Ange has been at SDSC since its beginning over 25 years ago.
2012-2013 ComPASS Cohort of Educators
Ray Kinne, O’Farrell Charter School
Art Lopez, Sweetwater High School
Joe Paulson, Hoover High School
Daniel Pearson, Castle Park High School
Juanita Quevedo, Otay Ranch High School
Susan Todd, Mission Bay High School
Virginia Valles, Foothills Christian High School
Raphael Navarro, Lincoln High School
Mark Abbott, Patrick Henry High School
Sophia Gray, National City High School
Todd Higley, San Diego High MVPA
Sean McCarthy, Murrieta High School
Joe McCormick, Canyon Crest Academy
Tammy Neuhaus, Westview High School
Minako Oskay, Otay Ranch High School
Alejandro Ramirez, Mar Vista High School
Erin Rangel, Bonita Vista High School
2011-2012 Cohort of Educators
Pat Giovengo teaches at both the high school and college level. Pat teaches computer science at Grossmont High School and also teaches graphic design at Cuyamaca Community College.
Kevin Grump teaches computer science and graphic design at Oceanside High School.
Joe Pistone teachers computer science at Sweetwater High School and is also president of the San Diego chapter of the California Science Teacher’s Association.
Mike Skocko teaches graphic design and 2D and 3D modeling, animation, and game development at Valhalla High School.
Christy Moore teaches graphic communications and Tools for the Digital Age at Mira Mesa High School. Christy is also a newly wed as of this past year. Congrats, Christy!
Barbara Adams teaches information technology classes at Lincoln High School.
Kris Stewart teaches computer science at San Diego State University and also serves as the undergraduate advisor for the Computer Science Dept.
Student Teaching Interns
We are lucky to have the assistance of several outstanding student interns from UCSD: Sarah Esper, Gabriela Ponce, Janet Barrientos, Suman Malani, Haronid Moncivais.