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Maryann Stimmer

STEMeducators, Inc
Maryann Stimmer has extensive experience in formal and informal STEM education. Since 1994 she has conducted professional development for teachers, parents, administrators and after-school educators and she participates in the development of programs and materials that address equity issues around gender, race/ethnicity, disability, and level of family income. She was the science advisor for Playtime is Science: An Equity-Based Parent/Child Science Program which was recognized by the US Department of Education as an exemplary program and is co-author of Playtime is Science for Students with Disabilities. Her work on National Science Foundation funded projects has led to publications that include After-School Science PLUS and After-School Math PLUS, both widely used in informal education settings. She has conducted professional development nationally on STEM education and was the architect and implementer for the FUSE model used by The After School Corporation and replicated within the Collaboration for Building After School Systems and other jurisdictions attempting to institutionalize STEM programming in a variety of settings nationally. She served on the Calibration Task Force for the New York City Performance Standards for Science.Ms. Stimmer served as the chairperson of the Math Special Interest Group at the Association for Science and Technology Centers and founded the STEM Special Interest Group at the National Afterschool Association. She served on the US Department of Education’s STEM Technical Working Group and continues to serve on the National Science Teacher Association’s Informal Science Committee and the affiliate Science Education for Students with Disabilities.Ms. Stimmer is the recipient of the 2008 National Science Teachers Association’s Distinguished Informal Educator Award, the 2009 After School Experience Excellence Award and the New York City Reliance Award for Education.

My Facilitators Sessions

Tuesday, February 5

3:15pm EST