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Galileo Teacher Dr. Kellie Taylor Named Albert Einstein Educator Fellow

Dr. Kellie Taylor May 23, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Energy and partnering Federal agencies have finalized the selections for the 2018‐2019 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows. Fourteen outstanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators have been selected to serve the 11‐month fellowship in Washington, DC, within the offices of four sponsoring agencies and five Congressional Offices.

 

The 2018‐2019 Albert Einstein Fellows were selected from a nationwide pool of applicants through a rigorous application and interview process, and will begin their appointments September 4, 2018.

 

The new 2018‐2019 Albert Einstein Fellows, listed by sponsoring agency, are:

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 

  • Kate McCann, a high school math teacher from Montpelier, Vermont. Kate issponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science and will serve as a Congressional Fellow on Capitol Hill.
  • Pascale Creek Pinner, a middle school science teacher from Hilo, Hawaii. Pascale will serve at the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
  • Shawn Sheehan, a high school math teacher from Lewisville, Texas. Shawn issponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science and will serve as a Congressional Fellow on Capitol Hill.
  • Michelle Steever, a high school science teacher from San Jose, California. Michelle is sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science and will serve as a Congressional Fellow on Capitol Hill.
  • Andi Webb, an elementary math and science teacher from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Andi is sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science and will serve as a Congressional Fellow on Capitol Hill.
  • Cinde Wirth, a high school science teacher from Columbus, Indiana. Cinde issponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science and will serve as a Congressional Fellow on Capitol Hill.

 

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

  • Rachel Stagner, a high school science teacher from Portland, Oregon. Rachel will serve at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.

 

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • Kellie Taylor, an elementary school engineering teacher from Emmett, Idaho. Kellie will serve at the Library of Congress.

 

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

  • Brenda Bartlett, a middle school science teacher from Alexandria, Virginia. Brenda will serve at the National Science Foundation, Education and Human Resources Directorate, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings.
  • Stephanie Harry, a high school science teacher from Hampton, Virginia. Stephanie will serve at the National Science Foundation, Education and Human Resources Directorate, Division of Human Resource Development.
  • Cheryl Manning, a high school science teacher from Evergreen, Colorado. Cheryl will serve at the National Science Foundation, Geosciences, Office of the Assistant Director.
  • Cammie Newmyer, a high school math teacher from Monte Vista, Colorado. Cammie will serve at the National Science Foundation, Education and Human Resources Directorate, Division of Undergraduate Education.
  • Sharon McPherson, a high school computer science teacher from Stafford, Virginia. Sharon will serve at the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Computer and Information Science & Engineering, Division of Computer and Network Systems.
  • Bryan Silver, a high school science teacher from Honolulu, Hawaii. Bryan will serve at the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Engineering, Division of Engineering Education Centers.

 

Press release provided by Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program