Alexis A. Soffler, PhD
STEM Education Specialist: Elementary Education
NSTA STEM expo 2013: Co-Presented on topics of elementary STEM school administration
Co-Created a STEM integration theoretical framework for transdisciplinary studies.
Dissertation Research: What is the Nature of Children's Leadership in Early Childhood? A Grounded Theory
Curriculum contributions in mathematics for Teaching Strategies.
(Other leadership and presentation experiences can be found on my resume)
Building School-wide STEM Initiatives
Creation of an elementary STEM Lab and an Innovation Lab
Began a school-wide initiative on computer programming and robotics at the elementary level.
Created all necessary administrative and curricular documents to make STEM initiatives rooted and transparent.
Initiated, created, and
supported a school-wide Citizen Science Program
Developed an elementary STEM elective (at three different schools) including curriculum.
Trained for and Conducted:
Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)- Model Parent Support Group Facilitator (Training: 2011)