Ocala STEAM Academy, Alum Rock, Santa Clara

Cristina Bustamante

Educator and Coach

San Jose, California

Cristina Bustamante is currently in her 20th year as an AVID STEAM and History teacher in the Alum Rock Union School District. She is a Co-President of the Silicon Valley CUE Board, and she is an active member of the CUE organization. Cristina has worked with KCI programs for several years, both as a participant and as a director. Most recently, Cristina has been the Math Programs Director at KCI overseeing the development and implementation of the FAME and EMPowered programs and is the current STEAM Leadership Program Director.

Instructor Alumni

  • FAME
  • CS Workshops
  • SEL Workshops
  • Math Workshops

Instructor Micro-Certifications

  • Flipgrid Certified Educator
  • Google Educator
  • Google Certified Trainer
  • Nearpod Certified Educator

Instructional Levels

  • Primary (Tk-2)
  • Elementary (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High School (9-12)
  • Higher Ed
  • Teacher Ed
  • District/County Leadership

Speciality Content Areas

  • Blended learning
  • Coaching
  • Design Thinking
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Gamification
  • Leadership
  • Math Best Practices
  • Online learning
  • SEL
  • STEAM Integration
  • Tech Integration