Gregg Cannady

STEM School Highlands Ranch • D.M.A. - Collaboration and Concept Development

Dr. Gregg Cannady is currently the Director of Collaboration and Concept Development at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado. With the help of an executive-level industry advisory board, he has recently been working on a movement in learning called Building Ships. Relationships, Mentorships, Partnerships, Internships, Apprenticeships, Friendships.

Mission: We are inviting industry, community, and businesses to join us in making sure every student has the kind of “ships” that promote kindness, readiness for future careers, and passion for infinite opportunities to help humanity.

In Building Ships, we are bringing together local, national, and even international communities to discover how to empower students via simple relationships and collaborations with industry and subject matter experts. What we are finding is that Building Ships is essential to facilitating the infinite potential for ALL students.

Global efforts in Belize, Mexico, Kenya, UK, India, and across the US can be seen in the nonprofit Dr. Cannady co-founded called One Voice 4 Change.

One Voice 4 Change Mission To create world-wide educational partnerships that inspire learning and global citizenship.

With One Voice 4 Change and Building Ships, relationships are at the heart of our efforts. The results have been miracles in learning made possible by listening to students, teachers, industry leaders, parents, and communities.

Dr. Cannady received a B.A. in Music Education from Colorado State University, a M.A. in Music Education from the University of Wyoming and a D.M.A. in Choral Conducting and Literature from the University of Colorado. Choral ensembles under his direction have performed at several state and national conferences and have toured extensively in the United States, China, Italy and Germany. He developed a music education curriculum using digital applications such as Ableton 9, PUSH, AudioCubes and the music composition software Sibelius. Dr. Cannady presented this real-world approach to teaching music at workshops for music educators at state and national music conferences. This real-world approach to music education led to research and development of real-world, real-time collaborative learning with K-12 students in almost every subject. Past stories of STEM-infused collaborations, industry partnerships, and connecting teachers in real-time via synchronous learning can be found at a site called THE SYNK.

The magic happens when teachers work with industries, businesses, and community leaders to facilitate the infinite potential of all students. We look forward to expanding into South America with collaborative learning adventures like Sim to Balloon to Orbit Initiative (S2B2O) and Martian Greenhouse 3.0. (Fall 2022)

We invite aerospace professionals to join the adventure as mentors for global teams.

Students who participate in our projects will have the opportunity to become Legacy Leaders, just like Gabrielle.


The Global Conference on Space for Emerging Countries 2022

16-20 May 2022

Quito, Ecuador