IUSD is pleased to announce Kristen Winn has been named Director of STEM. She has a strong background in STEM education, Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science
Standards, and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID).
Kristen joins IUSD most recently from the San Mateo County Office of Education, where she served as Coordinator of Science and Engineering and was trained in design thinking and project-based learning. As part of a regional team, she led the development and delivery of rigorous STEM curriculum and professional learning for Next Generation Science Standards. She was also the director of the San Mateo County STEM Fair.
Prior to that, Kristen served as the AVID Regional Program Coordinator for San Diego County Office of Education. In this role, she worked collaboratively to develop and deliver professional development and blended learning courses in the areas of Common Core State Standards, academic writing, Tutorology, critical reading and data analysis. In addition, she taught middle school science for ten years in the San Juan Unified School District.