Dr. Cameron Fadjo is a transformative educational leader, curriculum pioneer, and technologist, passionately crafting solutions at the intersection of technology and learning. As the Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services at the Pleasantville School District, he orchestrates district-wide instruction, technology, and data systems while concurrently spearheading multiple innovative pedagogical programs. His strategic planning expertise and problem-solving acumen have significantly influenced leadership strategies and educational methodologies across multiple organizations.
During his tenure as Director of Software Engineering Education with the NYC Department of Education, he created the Software Engineering Pilot (SEP), the first comprehensive, multi-year computer science education program across New York City.
At Google, Dr. Fadjo led global teams in creating research-based K-12 and higher education computer science education programs. His endeavors were particularly focused on enhancing participation from underrepresented groups, contributing to the diversification and inclusivity of the computer science landscape.
Dr. Fadjo's entrepreneurial side shines through in multiple ventures. He founded the Computing Innovation Center, a community-based 'startup school' in the San Francisco East Bay area, offering creative computing programs to K-8 students. Leveraging this experience, he co-founded the Lower Hudson CS and STE(A)M Academy, empowering district leaders across the Greater New York City region to create district-specific strategic and operational plans for STEM/STEAM Education programs. His latest entrepreneurial endeavor is 'Data Stories', a pioneering K-12 data science education and data literacy program.
Dr. Fadjo holds a PhD in the Learning Sciences from Columbia University, and additional degrees from Niagara University, Columbia's Teachers College, and Berklee College of Music. He is an alumnus of Lawrence Academy in Groton, MA.
Outside of his professional life, he resides with his husband, a Medical Musician, in the Greater New York City Region, and maintains an active interest in ski racing, bicycling, software development, data science, and technology exploration. His work and life reflect his innovative spirit and continuous pursuit of transformative education.