Innovative educator with 14+ years experience in an urban high school. Collaborates on various school initiatives. Participates in a variety of regional education programs focused on STEM, equity, sustainability, and workforce development. Successfully secures grants for various programs. Deborah was the recipient of the TRETC Innovation in Education Award in January 2022. In addition to working with CSforPGH she also is a board member of CSTA Pittsburgh, the educational board for Chatham University’s Eden Hall K-12 program, and an ambassador for the News Literacy Project.