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Sam Gleisten

Director of Learning
Chicago, IL
Samantha Gleisten is the Director of Learner Experience Design at BitSpace, where she works to share professional development opportunities in making and constructivist teaching with educators across the country. Prior to her work with Bit Space, Sam was a classroom teacher for 15 years and was awarded an Unsung Heroes Award by Voya for her work implementing a problem solving curriculum in the classroom. Before working in the classroom, Sam conducted research on how children learn with the Annenberg School for Communication Children’s Media Lab and hosted a design show, From Junky to Funky, on the DIY Network.