Brian Purvis

Brian is the former Manager of Instruction for the GE Brilliant Career Lab. Previously he led the Gilbert Innovation Hub, where he leveraged his 18 years as a public school educator to open an integrated maker space at the heart of a Title 1 STEM elementary school.  During his career he has also started an equity centered youth leadership organization, worked to train new teachers at the collegiate level and provided professional development on inquiry based instructional techniques.  Brian is passionate about leveraging digital fabrication technology to enhance and transform traditional K-12 education.  He currently lives in New Orleans, Louisiana where he teaches at St. Martin’s Episcopal School.

Lesson Plans

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