Mia is passionate about supporting educators in finding the excitement and beauty in teaching students about problem solving and the world around them. Mia’s 20+ years of experience as a science and STEM educator include founding and managing a science enrichment business, working with Native American teachers on embedding cultural themes with science and math, developing a game-like research tool for studying young children, and teaching graduate level courses at the University of Minnesota, Lesley University, and WPI.
Mia also serves as the PI of the IES funded Seeds of STEM grant, which focuses on the development of a research-based early childhood STEM curriculum.
Mia received her B.A. in Biology (’92) from Israel’s Institute of Technology, and her PhD in Curriculum & Instruction (Science Education, 2011) from the University Minnesota.