Edward Kang

Co-Founder
The Laboratory Collective

Dr. Edward Kang received his doctorate in Molecular Neuroscience from Northwestern University and has spent the better part of his career immersed in science teaching and research. While teaching at Northwestern University, he noticed that the sciences weren’t the career path of choice for many. With this in mind he switched gears to understand student motivation and see whether he could catch students early enough to keep science alive in their minds and hearts. Ed spent over a decade teaching in Chicago Public Schools at both a low-income/high-poverty neighborhood high school and at a highly competitive selective enrollment high school. While teaching, Ed achieved one of the highest levels of teaching excellence through National Board Certification. Ed works as an Education Consultant to reinvent and disrupt traditional science education. He works with teachers, schools, and students to engage all learners in STEAM letting them experience how math and science are tools of creativity.



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