Science Educator

Rich Krueger

January 7th, 2018|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Science Education Rich Krueger has been teaching at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA) since 2011. He teaches a variety of subjects including liberal studies, physics, geology, meteorology, engineering, astronomy, outdoor explorations and sound engineering. He also oversees two award-winning robotics teams. Rich has been recognized for his energy and [...]

Christine Sapio

January 7th, 2018|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Science Education Christine Sapio is in the 12th year of her current position at Coconino High School: Coconino Institute of Technology Physics, Physics, AP Physics 1 and 2 Teacher and Coconino Institute of Technology Coordinator - she is responsible for recruiting new students to the program. Under her leadership, the program [...]

Carrie Jenkins

January 7th, 2018|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Science Education  Carrie Jenkins is a 7th grade science and honors science teacher at Sinagua Middle School. She is recognized for the exceptional work of her honors class, and for her efforts to engage students in science education in and out of the classroom. Through the Scientists in the Classroom program, [...]

Susan Brown

January 7th, 2018|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2018 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Science Education Susan Brown, a teacher at Northland Preparatory Academy (NPA), is in her seventh year teaching 7th grade science. Her curriculum focuses on earth and space sciences. Susan is dedicated to providing hands-on experiences for her students, and has collaborated with different organizations to create unique opportunities. Four of these [...]

Cassandra Roberts

January 5th, 2017|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Science Education https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbaWdsDULog Cassandra Roberts has been teaching for Willow Bend since 2009 and joined the full-time staff in 2011.  Cassandra has taught elementary school in New Zealand and Japan and holds a B.Bus in Management and M.A. in Experiential Education.  She is Willow Bend Environmental Education Center’s Education [...]

Rich Krueger

January 5th, 2017|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Science Education  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1qeY4Fwa4U Rich Krueger has been teaching at the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (FALA) since 2011. He teaches a wide range of subjects including, Liberal Studies, Physics, Geology, Meteorology, Engineering, Astronomy, Outdoor Explorations, Sound Engineering and oversees two award winning Robotics teams. Rich received his Bachelor of [...]

Jillian Worssam

January 5th, 2017|Science Educator, Viola Awards|

2017 Viola Award Nominee for Excellence in Science Education Jillian Worssam, is an 8th grade science teacher at Sinagua Middle School, and founder of the “Scientists in the Classroom Program.” The SITC Program partners students one to one with practicing scientists in the field for an entire academic year.  There is also a Flagstaff Community STEM [...]

Anslem “Andy” Yazzie

January 5th, 2016|Science Educator|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fPcefsyTEU Andy Yazzie is an Educator for the “Summer Along The Peaks Program” put on by the Museum of Northern Arizona. He holds a PhD in school psychology. Andy developed and facilitates the curriculum for the program, which educates students age 9 to 13. His passion for the Colorado Plateau spills over into his teachings. [...]

Kaci Heins

January 5th, 2016|Science Educator|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qOQrovCcvA Kaci Heins is a 6th grade Science teacher at Northland Preparatory Academy. Kaci takes her students through the hands on exploration of measurements, scientific methods, energy, water cycle, weather, atmosphere, plants, and the human body. An example of her outstanding approach to education occurred in 2013. Kaci was successful in her effort to place [...]

Jillian Worssam

January 5th, 2016|Science Educator|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hphWSd8eW8 Jillian Worssam, an 8th grade science teacher at Sinagua Middle School, and founder of the “Scientists in the Classroom Program.” The SITC Program partners students one to one with practicing scientists in the field for an entire academic year. There is also a Flagstaff Community STEM portion of the program where a local Flagstaff [...]

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