Facebook Twitter Youtube Linkedin Instagram Place-Based Learning for Elementary Science at Scale (PeBLES2) creates experiences that help students understand their worlds by connecting to local phenomena, communities, and cultures. To support equitable access to place-based science learning opportunities, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance in collaboration with BSCS Science Learning, will develop and test a model… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Research Associate Brittney joined MMSA in September 2019 as a Research Associate. She graduated from the University of Maine with a B.A. in Anthropology. Prior to joining MMSA, Brittney spent two years researching Maine’s coastal communities for the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network and another month getting her hands dirty as a field archaeologist… [Read More]
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Katahdin (Kate) Cook Whitt is a STEM Education Specialist at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance. Kate’s work focuses on designing, implementing, and researching rigorous and equitable curriculum materials and professional learning experiences for three-dimensional science learning. In particular, she is interested in supporting elementary and middle level educators in… [Read More]
MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Rhonda joined MMSA in January of 2019 as a STEM education specialist. Rhonda graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Environmental Science and a Master of Arts in Teaching. She is a certified K-8 Teacher, 7-12 Life Science Teacher, and a Building Administrator…. [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.
MMSA Title: Executive Director Ruth Kermish-Allen joined Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance as Executive Director in November 2014. She has extensive experience in STEM education research, project development, implementation, and evaluation. She has served as principal investigator for a variety of NSF, EPA, and USDA funded STEM education projects that integrated innovative technologies with place-based… [Read More]