Brandon Rodriguez

Educator Profesional Development Specialist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Brandon work's at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab as a STEM Education Specialist. After a rewarding career in research, he wanted to share his love of science with the next generation. He became a chemistry teacher and has since joined Texas State University as part of a partnership with NASA in order to work with teachers on bringing exciting science into classrooms nationwide. He represents the California branch of the national team to develop professional development workshops and science curricula. He works closely with pre-service, in-service and informal educators, particularly those working with a minority-serving demographic. His goal is to couple cutting edge science and pedagogy for the scientists of tomorrow.

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