Tracy Ostrom

Globe Program Coordinator
UC Berkeley, Department of Chemistry

Tracy Ostrom began a career in Environmental Management after spending two years as a peace corps volunteer in Zaire (DRC). She transitioned to teaching high school science as a second career in 1998. As a teacher, she focused on bringing STEM skills-driven activities to her students. Tracy retired from the classroom in 2014, and the following year joined UC Berkeley as a teacher outreach coordinator and helped establish the WestEd/UC Berkeley GLOBE partnership. Tracy is a mentor trainer for the partnership and continues to provide support in implementing STEM learning via the GLOBE program in K-12 education in the Bay Area and Sacramento Regions. Tracy is an active member of the GLOBE community ( by training and supporting formal and informal educators across the country and serving on the US leadership team for the past 4 years. Tracy will begin her PhD program (in learning with data) in the fall at UC Davis Graduate School of Education.

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