Christine Engbert



Contact Info


Notre Dame of Maryland University
M.A. in Education (Certification: STEM Instructional Leadership), 2016

Immaculata University
Educator Certification K-8; December 1992

Villanova University
B.S. in Computer Science, 1986

Areas of Expertise

Incorporating technology, computing, and STEM instructional leadership in the K-12 classroom.


Christine Engbert launched her career as a computer scientist in private industry and with the Department of Defense. She later transitioned to elementary and secondary education and has more than a decade of experience incorporating technology, computing, and STEM instructional leadership in the K-12 classroom. Her research interests include engaging gender/minority and underrepresented student populations in computer sciences at an early age.

Professional Experience

Computer Science Teacher (grades 6-12)
Maryvale Preparatory School for Girls, Lutherville, Maryland (August 2017 – 2020)

  • Developed and facilitated professional learning workshops on using coding as a tool for student created simulations, interactive presentations and PSAs
  • Introductory Computer Science: Problem Solving, Web Design, Game Design in JavaScript, App Design, Physical Computing and Robotics (grades 6-8)
  • Introductory Computer Programming (grades 9-12)
  • Computer Aided Design (grades 9-12)
  • Web Design (grades 9-12)

Computer Science and Technology Teacher (grades K-8) 
STEM Facilitator (grades K-5)
St. Stephen School, Kingsville, MD (August 2014 – June 2017)

  • Facilitated transition to STEM-based curriculum through mentoring/co-teaching STEM lessons and inquiry-based labs twice weekly in each science class (grades K-5)
  • Developed and facilitated professional learning for faculty on the use of inquiry for increased student engagement in all subject areas
  • Coding, robotics, computational thinking (project-based) 
  • Extra-curricular physical computing/robotics maker-lab (grades 6-8)

Physical Science Teacher, Grade 8
Aberdeen Middle School, Aberdeen MD (August 2015-January 2016)

Computer Science and Technology Teacher and STEM Facilitator (grades K-8) 
Immaculate Conception School, Towson, MD (August 2011 – June 2014)

  • Co-facilitator for school wide STEM program K-8 with a focus on Universal Design for Learning STEM Curriculum Development
  • Coding and project-based learning using computational thinking 
  • Robotics for all middle school students
  • Robotics extracurricular clubs including First Lego League (grades 4-7)

Software Engineer
Piccirilli Group, Bel Air, Maryland (August 1995 – October 1996)

Systems Analyst III
Potomac Research, Inc., Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (August 1993 – July 1995)

  • Developed/facilitated training workshops on the use of several DoD database systems.

Computer Technology Teacher and Integration Specialist (grades K-8)
Saint Denis School, Havertown, Pennsylvania (August 1990 – June 1992)

Computer Programmer/Analyst
TVSM, Inc., Horsham, Pennsylvania (April 1988 – January 1990)