Annette is the heart and brain behind Creo. She is an elementary school teacher with a background in science and technology. Annette earned her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University and a Master of Science from The University of Georgia. With her passion to teach technology, she founded Creo. Annette develops curriculum for Creo, teaches classes and works with instructors.
Oskar has a background in robotics and programming. Having grown up in a home daycare, and spending a year as a full time caretaker in a preschool, and assisting in many after school programs, he has worked with children of all ages. A recent transplant from New York, he enjoys Minnesota’s lakes and wilderness when not working on his own tech projects at home. He is the lead instructor for Creo.
Lianna moved to Minnesota in 2001 and graduated from North Central University in Minneapolis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. She earned her Master of Arts degree in English as a Second Language from Hamline University. Lianna has been teaching for more than 15 years, and has experience with a variety of age groups including preschool education, adult basic education, and K-12. Lianna also has experience teaching technology including keyboarding, word processing, and spreadsheet skills. Lianna joined the Creo team for the first summer camp in the summer of 2018.
Rajeev is passionate about teaching. He strives for each student to achieve their potential by making learning fun and interactive through individual and group activities, depending on learning capabilities of students. He enjoys teaching Scratch and Python to young minds. He is proficient in many languages such as C, C++, COBOL, SQL, and PL/SQL and has experience using Oracle, SQL Server, DB/2, Lotus 123, Excel, and Word.
Dani originally graduated from the University of Minnesota – Duluth with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Marketing. After various jobs spanning the globe from Baltimore, MD to Sydney, Australia, she returned to Minnesota to pursue a career in web development. Dani graduated with a certificate in web development from the University of Minnesota in May 2018. She is currently employed as a Frontend Engineer for a large electronics retailer. Dani also freelances working with various clients including Creo and will be instructing Creo’s Intro to Web Development course in the future. In her free time Dani enjoys traveling and curling at Chaska Curling Center.