Jared Vanscoder

Jared Vanscoder, MEd
Design Educator
Irving High School

Jared Vanscoder's passion falls where learning, design, and technology intersect. He completed his undergraduate work in Industrial Design at the University of Houston, his graduate work in Educational Technology at Texas A&M Commerce, and is currently working towards a PhD in Educational Computing at the University of North Texas. His research includes the design and development of intelligent learning systems and environments; or 'Smart Schools'. Jared has worked in engineering, architecture, product design, and education. Currently he is the lead faculty member at Irving High School in the design & engineering program. And he serves as the STEM academy coordinator. His passion for design education in K12 is evident in his classroom. His use of problem based learning and design thinking has proven to instill innovation and creativity in students.