About Mr. Roane:

Pat Roane served 30 years as a Naval Officer, retiring at the rank of Captain. He is now focused on educating young adults in the foundations of engineering & technology. His teaching and engineering experience enables his curriculum development and classroom abilities, with proven skill in project-based learning, successful preparation of students for academic & industry certifications, and mapping curriculum to higher education and workforce requirements. He is especially effective in STEM career & technical education, combining engineering experience with emerging industry workforce development requirements.

Educational Background:
  • B.S. Marine Engineering 
    • U.S. Naval Academy
  • M.S. Engineering Science
    • Naval Postgraduate School
  • M.A. National Security & Strategic Studies
    • Naval War College
Certifications:
  • Postgraduate Professional teaching license whit Technology Education endorsement
  • Technology Education 
    • PRAXIS
  • Engineer-in-Training 
    • State of Maryland
  • Designated Combat Systems Engineering sub-specialist
    • U.S. Navy
  • Approved Course Provider, Energy Industry Fundamentals
    • Center for Energy Workforce Development
Professional Experience:
  • 30 years experience as surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy, working in engineering and advanced technology fields. 
  • Prior teaching experience as professor and chair of the Naval Science Department at the University of Oklahoma