Before joining ASU, Jennifer Velez spent seven years as an elementary educator at a STEM focus school. In 2013, she joined the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering as a Program Coordinator Senior with the K-12 Engineering Education and Outreach team. Since joining, Velez has managed such programs and events as FIRST LEGO League Robotics and engineering summer camps and field trip days. Currently, Velez is the Program Coordinator Senior for EPICS High and the National Summer Transportation Institute. She continues to build partnerships with school districts, industry, and non-profits to bring STEM programming to under-served communities across the state.