Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

ELIZABETH MIRRA is a science instructional coach and a middle and high school science educator with more than 20 years of experience. As a science teacher, she had remarkable success boosting students’ motivation and achievement in her science classes. She was involved in reviewing and providing feedback on the Next Generation Science Standards throughout their development and has worked with numerous school districts providing professional development on best science practices and assistance with aligning curriculum to the new standards. Elizabeth was the 2011 recipient of the prestigious President’s Award for Excellence in Science Teaching and is the author of Improve Student Learning in CHEMISTRY (Grades 6-12) the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Liz is fantastic and incredibly engaging.”

“We were not just given concepts, we were given the strategies on how to implement many of these concepts.”

“I enjoyed the day. Liz is engaging and I’m leaving with practical, easy-to-implement tools for my classroom.”

“I appreciate the practical applications of the information. I have new ideas for my lesson tomorrow!

“Great! I now have a better understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards.

“Liz is very knowledgeable and took time to answer all questions. She really changed the way I think about science education. I’m so excited to get back into my classroom!

“Liz is professional, polished and approachable.”