Uniquely Qualified Instructor
ELIZABETH MIRRA is a science instructional coach and a middle and high school science educator with more than 20 years of experience. As a science teacher, she had remarkable success boosting students' motivation and achievement in her science classes. She was involved in reviewing and providing feedback on the Next Generation Science Standards throughout their development and has worked with numerous school districts providing professional development on best science practices and assistance with aligning curriculum to the new standards. Elizabeth was the 2011 recipient of the prestigious President's Award for Excellence in Science Teaching and is the author of Improving the Outcomes for All Students in Your Science Classroom (Grades 6-12), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"We were not just given concepts, we were given the strategies on how to implement many of these concepts."
Patricia Ramsawak, Earth Science High School Teacher
"I enjoyed the day. Liz is engaging and I'm leaving with practical, easy-to-implement tools for my classroom."
Dawn Giovanetto, High School Science Teacher
"I appreciate the practical applications of the information. I have new ideas for my lesson tomorrow!"
Kathy Hafner, High School Biology Teacher
"Great! I now have a better understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards."
Margaret Warrem, High School Science Teacher
"Liz is very knowledgeable and took time to answer all questions. She really changed the way I think about science education. I'm so excited to get back into my classroom!"
Emily Sandy, High School Biology Teacher
"I'm excited to implement NGSS. I feel I now have the tools to make this possible!"
Jaymie Mikeworth, Science Teacher/Dept. Head