Norman Pestaina joined FIU as a Visiting instructor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences in August 1984. He holds the B.S. in Mathematics from the University of the West Indies, and the MS in Computer Science from the Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Pestaina was previously a Lecturer at the Cave Hill campus of the UWI, Assistant Staff member of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Mr. Pestaina has taught several courses at FIU and has been recognized for excellence in teaching on four occasions including an inaugural Teaching Incentive Program award. He has been an SCIS Undergraduate Committee member and undergraduate advisor for many years, often representing the SCIS on College Curriculum Committees. A principal architect of the SCIS program assessment processes, Mr. Pestaina has been the SCIS Assessments Coordinator and has led the BS-CS ABET re-accreditation efforts in 2004 and 2010. He has been a Reader or Question Leader of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Computer Science Exam since 2000.