Angela is currently the PreK-12 STEM and PBL Coordinator in the South Portland, Maine public school department. Her teaching career began with a focus on math, specifically K-8 gifted math education. After five years working in a pull-out program for gifted math students, Angela returned to the classroom where she facilitated project based learning in third, fourth, and fifth grades. She has led professional development workshops in inquiry based learning, math, science, and STEM integration as well as written STEM focused curriculum for grades 4-8 as a consultant for i2 Learning. Although Angela’s primary role now is as a facilitator of adult learning and curriculum developer, she keeps her hands in teaching though facilitating high school level project based forensic science and math classes and teaching elementary language arts classes. When not working, Angela enjoys reading mysteries, cooking, and having fun in Maine with her family including her two young daughters.