Will Fowler is the Programs Director for the Architectural Foundation of San Francisco and the instructional leader for the AFSF Build San Francisco Program. A long time educator, Will has received numerous awards for his work with educational technology and project based learning. With 25 years of teaching experience, he is a leader in educational reform. As a middle school teacher, Will pioneered the use of advanced visualization technology in his social science program. His students’ work has been showcased at a variety of state and national educational conferences. He is the co-author of two books on the use of technology in the classroom and continues to advance the use of technology in integrated studies programs. Will has served as a consultant for the Autodesk Corporation, Envision Schools, Bay Area School Reform Collaborative and the Beryl Buck Institute of Education. From 2000 to 2004, Will served as Faculty-in-Residence for Dominican University of California, where he was instrumental in the development of the online Master’s in Education Degree program at that institution.
As a teacher in the California system, Will Fowler has worked successfully with a variety of students. Throughout his career, at all grade levels from elementary to university levels of education, Will has demonstrated the ability to work with the diverse populations found in California schools. A hallmark of this success is the level of excellence achieved by the students of Build San Francisco who represent the cultural and ethnic variety found in San Francisco public schools.