iTech has a GIS Academy lead teacher – Ms. Isabel Hernandez. Ms. Hernandez has her Master in Science in Information Studies, as well as her Master in Education in Leadership. Prior to joining iTech @ Thomas A. Edison, she began her educational career by teaching computers to senior citizens over ten years ago through the public library system. Since then she has taught computers to both middle and high school students. She has created school websites, online newspapers, and taught various technology courses. Isabel is well-versed in geospatial data, geography, and the technologies needed for these fast growing technical fields. She has studied and sees the importance of career development for students and the global society.