Grant Smith is an educator, author, and expert in the field of computer science education. He has taught computer science at the elementary and middle school levels in the USA and has served as a school district administrator. As a consultant, Grant has served on national computer science education panels and is one of the authors of the 2017 CSTA Computer Science Standards. Grant has trained hundreds of teachers in almost all 50 states and 41 countries on how they can teach computer science to middle and elementary school students. He has developed computer science curricula and standards for leading curriculum providers including code.org, codeSpark, Kodable, and more. In 2015, he won the Digital Promise/EdSurge Digital Innovation in Learning Award. Grant has a B.S. degree in Information Systems from Brigham Young University - Hawaii, a Master of Education Technology degree from Boise State University, and began his Doctor of Education degree at Johns Hopkins University.