Lacrecia Terrance the owner and CEO of theEduProject, An advocate of comprehensive education for all students with a particular interest in black/brown students. She has been in the education field as a certified educator for 20 years with more than eleven years of her tenure in administrative capacities. Having served in every level of education including; a teacher, Academic Dean, Principal, High School Director, Instructional Coordinator, District STEM Director, National Faculty Member, Adaptivex Consultant, and Lead Educational Consultant for theEduProject. With a deep passion for educational equity, Lacrecia’s goal as an educator is to ensure that all students – no matter where they live or what their background – will have access to quality instruction to deepen their learning and achieve success in college, career, and life.
STEM-Engaged w/ PBL
Leveraging the strengths of both STEM and PBL. Culturally relevant PBL can provide a bridge to STEM education for underrepresented populations. Low-income students are 10 times less likely to attain a STEM degree than their upper-income peers. Reasons for this include limited exposure to STEM pathways and mentorship. This session will take a journey on how to generate interest and excitement in STEM topics and careers and support STEM career achievement persistence through PBL.