Julia Rankin

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Current efforts to improve STEM education are limited by schools’ ability to retain good teachers.

Julia Rankin has extensive experience in K-20 education with students of all ability levels. She is the former K-12 Director of Science for the New York City Department of Education and the Director of Science/Life Skills, K-12, for Bridgeport Public Schools in Connecticut. Committed to urban education, she helped develop NSTA’s Urban Science Education Leaders (USEL). As CEO and President of The Science Collaborative, Inc, she works to build and enhance professional learning communities. She coordinated the California Science Project Teacher Retention Initiative (CSP-TRI) and the Science and Math Initiative for the Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP). Julia holds a PhD from the University of Connecticut

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