On behalf of the MnSTA Nominations Committee, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Michele Koomen has been elected to the office of President-Elect for the Minnesota Science Teachers Association. Her four-year presidential term will begin July 1, 2015.
Dr. Koomen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, where she teaches elementary science and math methods courses and advises elementary education students. Her scholarly endeavors focus on professional development with in-service science teachers, practices of exemplary teachers in science and mathematics, learning by under-represented youth in science and math, and second language learners in regular education classrooms.
The MnSTA Board of Director and the MnSTA Membership welcome Michele Koomen as President-elect of our association.
Lee Schmitt, MnSTA President