Dr. Cathy Moak is a Senior Field Trainer/Analyst and educator outreach coach for IPSI’s Texas GEAR UP grant. Dr. Moak served as the component director for School Transformation and Digital Learning at Education Service Center Region 6, where she founded the EduHero Project, an online training site for educators. Dr. Moak taught at both Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University. She later went on to become a curriculum writer for the Texas Education Service Curriculum Collaborative and a professional training developer focused on project-based learning. Dr. Moak grew up in both McGregor and Groesbeck and now lives on a ranch outside Huntsville with her husband Sam and their two sons, Jake and Billy. They enjoy hunting, fishing, and all things technology.