Ted Wells is VP/Chief Strategy Officer at STEMconnector® – an organization committed to improving communication between stakeholders in STEM education. In his role at STEMconnector®, Ted manages a portfolio of projects relating to STEM K-12 education and workforce development. His clients include non-profit organizations, government entities and corporations. Key projects include the STEM Food and Ag Council, STEM Higher Education Council and STEMconnector®’s computer science education and maker outreach. He also has led the development of STEMconnector®’s Google+ On-Air Hangouts series that highlight issues in STEM education.
As the son of an engineer and an educator, this field is not far from his roots. He began his career as a French and Spanish teacher after attending Washington and Lee University. After 6 years as a teacher, Ted attended graduate school in International Affairs at the Elliott School at The George Washington University focusing on International Economic Affairs and International Development. He lives in the Columbia Heights neighborhood in Washington DC.