About Starfish Education

Lane Slagle, founder of Starfish Education, is a consultant specializing in STEM education, technology integration and curriculum development.  Ms. Slagle leverages over a decade of experience as a classroom teacher to work closely with teachers to integrate best-practice and implement rigor in instruction.

After leaving the classroom, Ms. Slagle worked as a building administrator as well as an educational technology administrator for a local county.  In addition to teaching workshops to K-12 teachers and industry professionals, Lane also enjoys teaching both face-to-face and online graduate classes, webinars and conference sessions for teachers and outreach professionals.  She works to assist teachers in improving STEM instruction through inquiry-based learning and to help them understand how to better integrate technology into their curriculum.

As a former K-12 classroom teacher and administrator, Ms. Slagle is also an active member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and has served as the national Chair for the STEM K-12 Outreach Committee. Lane also serves on the Pacific Northwest Board of the National Girls Collaborative Project, whose mission is to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM and the Education Advisory Board at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.  She has an undergraduate degree in English with minors in Science Technology and Technical Writing. Additionally, Ms. Slagle has earned a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction.