Keepin’ Science Real: STEM it Up!


STEM Fairs are an amazing way to keep your students engaged and excited. I recently got a chance to talk with Dr. Heather Domjan, Associate Professor at the University of Houston and the Executive Director of the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston. In our podcast she shares her passion for STEM Literacy, her experience in STEM Education, and provides tips to start a STEM fair.

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Podcast Guests:

Dr. Heather Domjan is an Associate Professor at the University of Houston College of Education instructing science as inquiry to pre-service teachers. She is the Executive Director of the UH STEM Center who oversees K-16 programs as well as the Executive Director of the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston.

Leone Eickhoff-Gentry taught Pre-K and 9-12 students as a performance and technical theatre teacher, speech coach, Math and Science remediation teacher, and Drop-out Recovery instructor. She was awarded national teacher of the year in 2004 by the VSArts organization at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Now, Leone focuses her time as a K-8 Science Marketing Manager for Savvas Learning Company. Her passion is supporting teachers and students around the world by connecting them to STEM Professionals through the Savvas Learning Virtual STEM Fairs, Professional Learning Webinars, assisting in researching and developing high quality science instructional materials

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About the Author

Leone Eickhoff

Manager, K-8 Science