Emily Freeland

Emily joined the Society in November 2019 as an Equity and Outreach Programs Specialist, working predominantly with the Advocate Grant Program and ISEF Education Outreach Day programs. Prior to joining the society Emily was most recently with Learning Undefeated (formally MdBio Foundation) – a STEM education non-profit that operates mobile science laboratories, based in Gaithersburg, MD. She earned B.S. in Marine Science (Biology) from Eckerd College  and a M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction (Science Education) from the University of Maryland, where she worked with the MADE CLEAR Learning Science Research team studying climate change education. Emily developed a passion for informal science education while teaching marine science education programs at various aquariums in Florida and she gained experience working in the formal education system serving as an AmeriCorps member in the City Year program in Orlando.