Matthew Baylor, Educational Technology Specialist
Matthew Baylor is the Educational Technology Specialist at the University Laboratory School. He has worked in K-12 Education for the last 8 years, with experience including teaching International Baccalaureate courses in Robotics and Theory of Knowledge, supporting students as a Community Service Coordinator, a summer school Math teacher at Kamehameha, and the teacher of the Taste of Technology and the Inspiring Global Leadership summer courses at the University Laboratory School. Matthew also has experience in Gamification and transforming coursework into Role Playing Games. Examples of this are Knowledge Quest, a Middle School Mathematics program set in the medieval time period, and the World Peace through Mathematics course at Kamehameha’s summer school, where students participated in a global simulation as leaders in government and economies. He is also a Graduate Student in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, College of Education’s, Learning Design and Technology program, with an expected graduation date of Spring 2017.
Jaren Vallesteros, Information Technology Specialist
Jaren Vallesteros is an IT Specialist at the University Laboratory School (ULS). His role is to serve as the multimedia lead for the school, assist with the yearbook program, and to help with audio visual services for events. With a background in design, Jaren helps to do print, web, and other multimedia communications for ULS. Jaren has previously worked as a tech coordinator and assisted in a variety of technology endeavors.