Matthew Gore is an Alaskan computer science innovator and educator. Matthew started at age 12 supporting a variety of businesses and their IT needs and continued down this path as one of the first students in Anchorage School District’s experimental programs for Student Administrators in IT which continued in a long pattern of IT support for organizations. After attending the University of Alaska System seeking an Education in Photography, Matthew became a partner at Studio B in Anchorage, AK. Continuing in the search for meaningful and impactful work, Mathew was called to become an educator returning to the university system to become a Special Education Teacher. During that time, he also served on the local board for Public Radio. Realizing his full potential, and experience, the Wrangell School District hired him as Technology Director, the role which he has served for over four years. During this time, he pioneered Computer Science Education at Wrangell Public Schools converting from a Computer Apps model to a Computer Science Model of education. Now he proudly serves as Southeast Islands Technology Director.