LeaAnne Daughrity is an advocate for and an experienced K-12 STEAM teacher in the areas of science, robotics, computer science, graphic arts, and technology. She has served many capacities within K-12 administration and learning. Those positions include: Director of Instructional Technology and Library Media Services, instructional designer, professional development lead, and district-wide Assistant Director of Instructional Technology supporting 21 campuses. She is currently completing her Ph.D. at the University of North Texas while teaching K-12 Robotics as an adjunct professor at Northern Vermont University. Her research interests focus on education and include STEAM, emerging technologies, makerspaces, extended realities, instructional design and K-12 professional development.