Urban Technology Empowered Communities
/dba Urban TEC
Ina P. Montgomery, M.Ed.
Founder and Executive Director
Ina P Montgomery, M.Ed. is the Founder, Executive Director and Edupreneur of Urban TEC (Technology Empowered Communities). The non-profit organization is a digital literacy and training company whose mission is to close the digital literacy divide for K-12 students in urban schools by teaching and training them on 21st century technology.
Ms. Montgomery has been a technology professional for over twenty years. Her career began in corporate America as a computer-based training developer for one of the top three consulting firms in Washington, DC. Ms. Montgomery followed her passion for education and served as the Technology Director for a national charter school company. Over the years, Ms. Montgomery has had many leadership roles in K-12 education technology. Ms. Montgomery is also, currently, an Adjunct Professor and a Workforce Development Trainer with Metropolitan Community College.
As a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Educator, Innovator and Creator, Ms. Montgomery is setting the model for how STEAM is delivered in urban schools and communities. Ms. Montgomery is currently creating culturally-relevant STEAM curriculum. Ms. Montgomery offers after-school programming in K-12 educational settings by delivering basic STEAM education concepts to students. Ms. Montgomery is determine to prepare students for the NexGen of STEAM careers through her work and programs.
Ms. Montgomery has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from South Carolina State University and a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from the University of Virginia.