Ryan Moreno is a father of 3, and Administrator/S.T.E.M. Educator at REM Learning Center. REM is an NAEYC accredited school focused on early childhood education and former Maker Corps Host Site in Miami Florida. Ryan earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from FIU and holds an Advanced Florida Director’s Credential. In 2005, during a summer research opportunity at NASA’s KSC, Ryan became aware of the shortage of graduates in S.T.E.M. fields, and felt he could help close the gap from an early age. He has been doing S.T.E.A.M. activities with children ever since. As co-creator and the School Fab Lab Manager for the Play Make Share program, he helps create opportunities for children of all ages and backgrounds in the community to Play, Make, and Share. Ryan has collaborated on the topic of Making in early childhood education with the local science museum, local and national organizations, and co-presented at regional and national conferences.