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Mixing It Up:
Using Digital + Analog Content in the
STEM Classroom

Panel Discussion

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Join the conversation along with a panel of STEM educators, curriculum providers and subject-matter experts who will discuss the battle between digital and analog content in the classroomt. Is one better than the other? Do we need both? How can we use them to our advantage? What happens if your district decides it's time to ditch the textbooks and go fully digital? How can schools empower educators to succeed using any format? We answer these questions and more!


Maya Garcia Chief Program Officer | Beyond100K

As Beyond100K’s Chief Program Officer, Maya leads the organization’s efforts to grow, and nurture a vibrant network of diverse, powerful partners from across sectors to take action as a community, and make meaningful progress toward ending the STEM teacher shortage and increasing access to equitable STEM instruction for students.

Prior to joining Beyond100K, Maya led Science and STEM education at both the Colorado Department of Education as well as the Office of the State Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia. She also served as a Middle School Science Teacher for over 8 years.

Julia Marceri Teacher and System Wide Secondary Science Co-Chair | Utica Community Schools

Julia is a 7th and 8th-grade science teacher for Utica Community Schools in Sterling Heights, Michigan. She has taught for 18 years and has held many leadership roles in the academic community.

Teresa Mobley Teacher and Former NGSS TOSA 

Teresa is a California-based veteran educator with 20+ years in the classroom, and a science enthusiast. She’s worked with NASA, Complexly, YouTube, and more to help teachers and students access and understand STEM education. Shes currently researching the link between structured classroom discourse and science writing. 

Jim O'Neill Executive Vice President, General Manager of Core Solutions | HMH

Jim brings more than 20 years of experience in educational technology, product development, strategy, marketing, and sales support to his position as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Core Curriculum, where he focuses on enhancing and deepening HMH’s basal core business. Most recently, Jim served as Chief Product and Strategy Officer for Achieve3000, where he led a broad portfolio of teams and projects to develop innovative ways to differentiate instruction through blended learning. Jim has also held roles at Pearson, National Geographic, and HMH, where he previously served as Senior Vice President, Product Management and Strategy, working on comprehensive curriculum solutions within the K-12 space. He is passionate about the role of technology within curriculum development, and dedicated to supporting students and teachers. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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