As Co-Founder and CEO of Drone Cadets, Ms. Cantwell has personally taught hundreds of children to fly drones safely and has been instrumental in the development of the Drone Cadet curriculum and methodology. As a commercial drone pilot, for Drone Wonders she also codes missions and provides drone photography, imaging and data acquisition services.
Prior to Drone Wonders, Ms. Cantwell worked with schools across the Hudson Valley for five years, helping them enrich their STEAM programs and promote literacy through the use of robotics and coding. She has conducted STEAM Professional Development classes and “Tech Petting Zoos” for educators, as well as Business Development and Sales Training workshops for professionals.
She is a FAA certified Part 107 Remote Pilot, and an FCC licensed HAM Radio operator. Ms. Cantwell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History and a Master of Science degree in Mass Communications.