Lead PBS Digital Innovator 2015

Bobbi Starling

Bobbi Starling Florida
  • WEDU
  • Pasco County Schools
  • Land O'Lakes, Florida

Educator, engineer wannabe, lover of STEM, and technology, life learner, her name is Bobbi Starling. She always knew she wanted to be a teacher, starting her first job at Centennial Elementary School upon graduating from the University of South Florida. She has been an educator for 25 years finding each and every day rewarding. Her experience includes all grades in elementary , middle school science, gifted, and her current position as the magnet schools program coordinator for Pasco County Schools. Throughout her teaching career it became more and more evident teaching in rural, title 1 schools, that these kids needed digital innovation. Technology became the great equalizer providing experiences and opportunities these kids were missing and need to compete globally. She became a Lead PBS Digital Innovator in 2015. She constantly looks for innovative ideas for engaging students in the 21st century. She is beyond thrilled and honored to be a PBS Digital All-Star!

Fun Fact: Bobbi is a Harry Potter fanatic, (a Gryffindor) and a nerd! She LOVES to deliver magical Hogwart's STEM lessons to her students. She even invented a Drone Quidditch game!

Follow Bobbi on Twitter, @bobbistarlin.