Maya Garcia

NCSE Board Member Maya Garcia

Maya Garcia is the Science and STEM Specialist for the Colorado Department of Education. A former classroom science teacher, Garcia previously served as the director of STEM for the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education, where she was instrumental in the adoption and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards. She has served as the president of the DC Science Teachers Association and has received a Fulbright Distinguished Teaching Award. She also serves on the National Academies Board on Science Education.