Mark Lewis

A lifelong educator and advocate for youth, Mark is driven by a passion for the critical role that education has in shaping the lives and prosperity of individuals and communities. With an undergraduate degree from Caltech and a Master’s Degree in Education, he brings over 25 years of experience in STEM — from his first career as a satellite engineer, to teaching high school science and mathematics, to leading professional development and strategic planning programs with hundreds of teachers and administrators. Prior to joining the Chief Education Office, Mark served as Washington STEM’s Senior Program Officer, stewarding its investment strategy and supporting a network of regional STEM leaders across Washington State. Additional professional experiences include senior university administration, as well as more than 10 years with the Peace Corps leading community development initiatives in the South Pacific and the Middle East.