MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Phelan Gallagher joined MMSA in May 2019 as a STEM Specialist in Technology Education, which also serves as the program manager for the AR Girls project. Before joining MMSA, Phelan was the technology director and new media teacher at Harpswell Coastal Academy. At HCA, Phelan developed a studio based technology… [Read More]
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Rebecca combines her passion for conservation, science and education into a unique role at Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance. She joined MMSA December 2018 and is currently working on the citizen science project, WeatherBlur, and is co-coordinating the Maine State Science Fair through the Reach Center at MMSA. Prior to… [Read More]
Alexandria Brasili joined MMSA in April 2017 as a Research Associate. She holds a Master’s degree in Science Education from Oregon State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bowdoin College.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS The Maine State Science Fair is delighted to announce that college scholarships will be among the prizes awarded at the 2017 Fair. The University of Maine and College of the Atlantic are partnering with MSSF to offer scholarships to meritorious students interested in attending one of these two institutions. Scholarship details are… [Read More]
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist. Stefany joined MMSA in October 2014. She has a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture from the University of Maine and a graduate certificate in Instructional Design & Technology from Walden University. Stefany spent seven years as an environmental educator and director of operations at Maine Energy Education Program. She also completed… [Read More]
Maine teens were lauded recently for growing a kidney and solving a pollution problem. The news made the front page of the Portland Press Herald and was showcased on WCSH. Demetri Maxim, a senior at Gould Academy, won first place in his category for his work in developing a way to grow kidney cells from… [Read More]
Young Scientists and Engineers Show Promise at 2016 Maine State Science Fair Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) co-directed the 70th annual Maine State Science Fair, which was held on March 19, 2016 in Bangor. 155 students from 13 Maine high schools competed for 58 awards, including a chance to… [Read More]
Maine Mathematics and Science Alliances Reach Center, The Jackson Laboratory, and the Maine STEM Council brought together a diverse set of business and research organizations to broaden the impact of the Maine State Science Fair.