Caroline Combemale / photo: Ben Filio
Caroline Combemale / photo: Ben Filio

Caroline Combemale is a teen programmer and technology educator who developed the Teens as Teachers program at Assemble.

Caroline has reached over 1,000 students in the Pittsburgh area with her Scratch workshops and classes. She started teaching Scratch, a graphic programming language developed at the MIT Media Lab, when she was 12. She currently teaches with Assemble, the Digital Corps, the Carnegie Science Center’s Sci-Tech Days and various other organizations and community centers.┬áBeing a teen teacher has helped boost her confidence and strengthen Caroline’s love for technology.

In 2013, Caroline launched Teens as Teachers, a program that will enable dedicated students to start STEAM programs in their own communities. She is looking forward to working with these committed peers to help create more teen led workshops. Caroline is in the National Honor Society, plays lead guitar in the band Louder Than Traffic, is the President and Founder of her school’s GSA club, is an award-winning member of the North Allegheny Speech and Forensics Team and is a recipient of the regional NCWIT Aspirations Award. She looks forward to continuing her work with the Remake Learning initiative.

Caroline Combemale was last modified: May 22nd, 2014 by The Sprout Fund