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Desh Bagley

Deshjuana “Desh” Bagley is the IT/Coding Academy Director. She comes to SCF from Hillsborough Community College, having served as the FLATE Outreach Manager and Advanced Lab Technician. There she was responsible for incorporating and facilitating STEM enrichment into existing statewide curriculum based on Florida State Standards. She serves as the Program Delivery Partner for FIRST®️ Robotics throughout a sixteen-county region for over 100 teams and 500 volunteers.

Desh brings a commitment to quality training from her previous experiences as an Amazon Virtual Customer Service Trainer and Team Manager. She is a highly ranked national trainer for Fortune 500 companies through SkillPath/CompuMaster. Desh has a wide array of experiences working with community and industry partners to deliver STEM-focused training and educational offerings.

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January 20th: Women’s Resource Center
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January 21st: FLATE’s Educator Webinar Series: Getting Started: Tools and Tips for Virtual STEM Summer Camps
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