Faculty & Staff Profile
Master's, Education, Hunter College
Christian Waters grew up in Utah and studied telecommunications at the University of Utah. He worked for AT&T and a tech start-up called ePhones in the Bay Area before moving to New York City to pursue teaching. He received a New York City Teaching Fellowship and attained an MSEd at Hunter College while also working for two years at a New York City Public School 7 in vibrant Spanish Harlem. Mr. Waters and his wife then moved abroad to teach in Rome, where he taught fifth grade and technology at the American Overseas School of Rome. He took his students on field trips to the Roman Forum and Pompeii to study the Roman Empire. He moved stateside and began teaching sixth-grade math and science at Rowland Hall. He took on his current role as Director of Technology Integration in 2012 and has been helping teachers and students use technology ever since. He especially loves finding new ways to incorporate robotics, coding, and engineering into school projects. He says about his work, “I get to explore new emerging educational technologies every day to find new ways to excite this generation of curious explorers and entrepreneurs.” Christian is teaching computer science and robotics in grades 3–5 for the 2022–2023 school year and assisting our robotics teams and computer science classes on the Lincoln Campus.
Christian was the recipient of the Middle School's 2012 Sumner Family Excellence in Teaching Award and the Middle School 2022 Carey Jones Faculty Mentor Award.