2010-2017: Teaching assistant - Biology, Entomology, Evolution (UConn) || 2017-present: Science teacher for gifted and talented middle schoolers. Includes summer, vacation, and other outreach programs (Talcott Mountain Science Center)
Hands-on science! Labs, outdoor adventures, and lots of activities to stimulate learning both during class-time and during down-time. I especially love involving live animals and exploring outdoors.
Introductory Biology Teaching Excellence Award (UConn) || EEB Excellence in Student Teaching Award (UConn)
BSc Applied Zoology (McGill University) || PhD Ecology and Evolution (University of Connecticut)
Personal website: www.brigettevalencia.com || Looking for plush educational toys? www.weirdbuglady.com