Orlando Sharpe

mySci Facilitator & STEM TQ Facilitator

Orlando has worked with various schools and community-based organizations to build STEM capacity and develop creative opportunities across the St. Louis region. Utilizing an engaging approach and cultural relevance, Orlando looks to leverage creative play and design thinking to create meaningful experiences that enhance learning.

Previously, Orlando served as the STEM Director for the Gateway Region YMCA collaborating with schools and community partners in the developing STEM ecosystem. Before starting the journey in STEM, Orlando spent 15 years as an elementary educator during which he held the role of Technology Integration Specialist.

Orlando holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Harris Stowe State University as well as an MBA from Fontbonne University.