Mr. Hood is an educator and certified Computer Science Teacher. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Occupational studies with specialty in Information Technology and Computer Science. He is also certified in ECS, PLTW Project Lead the Way curriculum in App Creators, Computer Science Principles (CSP) and Computer Science for Applications. (CSA). In his spare time Mr. Hood produces music and mints digital assets on the blockchain.
Who Am I
State of California CS/ICT credentialed educator with over 10 years experience. A Skills USA Chapter Advisor Mr. Hood teaches at an Early College program and in his spare time holds workshops for students and adults interested in learning more about computer science and technology. You can catch his podcast on youtube.com/+LHood for the latest in emerging technology and trends.
Launched in 2012 Mr. Hoods Business and Technology Academy was setup to provide resources for students in a central location and to blog about activities and travels as an educator. It has now evolved and is increasingly developing into a place to go to learn about emerging technology and trends. Whether it be TechTalk with Mr. Hood (Podcast), Important tweets about technology on @BusTechAcademy, his aim is to be a resource for learning. Learning is lifelong and you will relax to know Mr. Hood is here to help you understand it all.
- Taught and led the first group of students in the history of school district to take and pass the AP Computer Science Principles Exam
- Helped my school earn the College Board's AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for attaining female student representation in AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) for 2019. Out of 20,000 institutions that offer AP courses, 818 have earned the award. Our school pathway is one of only 639 to be recognized for achieving this important result in AP CSP.
- Skills USA Quality Chapter Advisor for 2019-2020 school year
- Mentor for Team Vision who won 2nd place in Los Angeles overall in the STEM on the sidelines competition in 2020.
- Taught team of students who won Congressional App Challenge (Back to Back wins in 2017 & 2018 school year