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Jeffrey Evancho

South Fayette Township SD
Assistant to the Superintendent
McDonald, PA
Jeff Evancho is the Assistant to the Superintendent for Secondary Education at the South Fayette Township School District as well as an active leader within the Remake Learning Network. Jeff has been championing remaking learning for all children for his near 2-decade career in education. He started by teaching visual arts in the public school system for 15 years in both the middle and high school settings. His work teaching and learning in and through the arts lead to the creation of Studio Life, a unique framework for after-school programs. Jeff spent many years working in the afterschool program niche, where ideas like youth agency, passion driven teaching and real-world learning have all influenced his work in school reform initiatives.
In recent years Jeff has worked with other Remake champions and the Grable Foundation to offer equitable and relevant professional development to regional educators. Jeff designs and champions professional development that supports ideas like educational agency, equity, relevance, global competencies and more. Jeff is leading the growth and expansion of a regional hub for professional development rooted in Harvard Graduate School of Education, Project Zero research and ideas, making connections from research to practice. Jeff connects the work of local schools and Project Zero ideas to the Remake Learning Network for the purpose of growing a robust regional culture of thinking and learning throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
Jeff also co-leads a learning community known as Agency by Design Pittsburgh. AbD_pgh is a research practice partnership designed to connect educators from diverse maker-based learning environments for the purpose of developing mutual understandings of maker-centered learning and assessment.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, August 2


Working Papers + Reception Media Lab - 6th Floor FoyerJodi Asbell-Clarke • Sarah Barksdale • Rudy Blanco • Alexa Busch • Kathleen Campana • Christina Cantrill • Yu-Hui Chang • Molly Collins • Angelina Constantine • Genisson Silva Coutinho • Giuliana Cucinelli • Vinicius Côrtes • Negin Dahya • Ethan Danahy • Vinicius Do Rego Dias • Amanda Dickes • David Dickinson • Yao Du • Jason Engerman • Jennifer Englund • Jeffrey Evancho • Jabari Miles Evans • John Fallon • Aroutis Foster • Joan Freese • Lily Gabaree • David Gagnon • Santiago Gasca • Roberta Golinkoff • Jason Evans Groth • Mary Haggerty • Leigh Hall • Ty Hollett • Emily Hopkins • Amy Kamarainen • Mx WE King • Eric Klopfer • Jessica Lawson • Kung Jin Lee • Jin Ha Lee • Mollie Levin • Rosalia Lugo • Marcos Sadao Maekawa • Alejandra Magana • Jenna McChesney • Alberto Da Silva Mello • Shari Metcalf • Kevin Miklasz • J. Elizabeth Mills • Yumiko Murai • Surbhi Nagpal • Daniel Noyes • Keiko Okawa • Richard Otto • Fay Cobb Payton • Mark Petrovich • A Nicole Pfannenstiel • Carmelo Presicce • Joseph Reilly • Patrícia Rodrigues • Kate Rosenbloom • Dan Roy • Cassie Scharber • Jacob Schatz • Molly Scott • Mamta Shah • Ramya Sivaraj • Devon Steven • Cathlyn Stylinski • Gabriella Taddeo • Philip Tan • Meredith Thompson • Tamara Spiewak Toub • Moran Tsur • Creative Computing Lab at Harvard University • SAHANA V.P • Annie Wang • Aparna Wilder • David Woodbury
Friday, August 3