Lani Lingo

Lani Lingo has been the director of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program at the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Family and Community Outreach, since 2006. During her tenure as state director, Ms. Lingo has championed the inclusion of STEM and now STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) initiatives, the integration of academic subjects, and project- or problem-based learning in afterschool programs.