The STEM Education Specialist in computer science will be an integral team member and serve as the organizational representative in many computer science and computational thinking initiatives including the National Science Foundation Funded WeatherBlur project, our Code.org professional development, and will be encouraged to help develop new CS initiatives through our Reach Project.
The STEM Education Specialist will be an integral team member and serve as the organizational representative in many STEM and mathematics-focused education initiatives. This position will add capacity to MMSA’s growing team, specifically in identifying opportunities to support educators in learning how to integrate math practices into STEM learning.
MMSA’s Finance Director (FD) will act as a strategic partner with the executive director, operations director and finance committee of the Board of Directors to ensure that the organization’s financial operations are running smoothly and that they advance the organization’s mission.
MMSA Title:Technology Integration and Instructional Design Specialist Devon joined MMSA in November 2020. He graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2017 with a B.A. in History, and a teaching certification. He has worked as a classroom teacher, and has a background in educational support systems for foreign exchange programs. He is also a… [Read More]
High School Teachers: Register for any or all of the following free professional development opportunities offered this summer. All sessions will take place via Zoom, every other Thursday, starting June 24. June 24, 2021 | 9:00 – 11:00 ET virtual Join other high school teachers interested in learning about MSSF on June 24th for the first professional… [Read More]
https://youtu.be/00UoClb6RR0 Lynn Hanna is a middle school science teacher at Conners-Emerson Elementary School in Bar Harbor, Maine. She has been participating in MMSA’s research to practice partnership, i2i, focusing on integrating computer science into the K-8 math/science curriculum. In this episode, Lynn reflects on the transition to remote learning and her attempts at pandemic-proof planning… [Read More]
https://youtu.be/5t5lIc7uYUc Sarah Kearsley and Kaelyne Thompson teach Science and Math at the Lake Region Middle School in Naples, Maine. They were participants, along with their students in MMSA’s Experiential Stem Project. lift-ED is a bite-sized podcast about teaching and learning in STEM Education produced by the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance located in Augusta, Maine, USA…. [Read More]
https://youtu.be/TeEpomEwyQc Nikki Becker is a meteorologist and the Observing Program Leader at the National Weather Service in Gray, ME. She is an active participant in MMSA’s WeatherBlur program, acting as a “Scientific Expert”, helping students create investigation protocols and sharing scientific resources. Nikki was also a judge for the American Meteorological Society’s special award at… [Read More]
https://youtu.be/48_XVYWRsiI In this episode, Rebecca Clark Uchenna, STEM education specialist at MMSA, WeatherBlur Coordinator & co-fair director for the Maine State Science Fair, speaks with Science Fair 1st place award winner, Vetri Vel, a Junior at Bangor High School, 2nd place award winner, Amara Ifeji, a Senior at Bangor High School, and 3rd place award… [Read More]