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STEAM Teachers

Angela Adams
Angela teaches 8th grade science and social studies at Miller Middle School, and this will be her eighth year teaching. In addition to teaching, Angela has coached both her school’s Science Olympiad and volleyball teams. She also served as the co-president of SLEA and is active in after-school intervention and clubs. Angela received her Bachelor’s degree in education and is a life-long resident of Athens, Ohio. She enjoys traveling, especially cross-country raveling. Angela’s goal is to visit all fifty states, and she currently only has eighteen more to go! Read more…
Angela Adams
Lowrie Deegan
Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Lowrie is in her fourth year of teaching at Belpre Middle School. She went to Ohio University and received a Bachelor of Science in education with concentrations in middle school mathematics and science.  Lowrie’s first two years as an educator were spent teaching mathematics. She now teaches seventh grade science and also an industrial technology class, in which she uses technology to help teach physical science and mathematics topics.  Lowrie, a huge Pittsburgh sports fan, enjoys spending time with her husband and is an active runner. Read more…
Lowrie  Deegan
Becci Hartline
Rebecca (Becci) Hartline has been teaching for six years at Belpre Middle School, four of which she spent as a mathematics educator and now for two years as a seventh grade science teacher. Becci completed her Master’s of fine arts in classroom teaching from the University of Rio Grande in May 2006 and is constantly looking for continuing education options in the field of her dreams. Becci says, “The STEAM program is one of those unique occasions to work with others who value the profession and to create opportunities for students to use cutting-edge technology.” Read more…
Becci Hartline
Mary Ann Hopple
Mary Ann Hopple received her B.S. in education from Ohio University and her M.A.T. from Marygrove College. She is in her twelfth year of teaching science to seventh graders at Athens Middle School, not to mention her twenty-fourth year of teaching overall. She served on the Science Curriculum Advisory Council for the Ohio Department of Education. Mary Ann is involved in the educational sorority Delta Kappa Gamma. Read more…
Mary Ann Hopple
Sarah Korte
Sarah received a Bachelor of Science from Ohio University in 1999 with a major in environmental biology and a minor in geography. After working with students with learning disabilities at a boarding school in Keswick, VA, Sarah returned to Ohio University to study education. She graduated with a Master’s of Education in June 2003 after successfully defending her thesis entitled “The Acceptance and Understanding of Evolutionary Theory Among Ohio Secondary Life Science Teachers.” She is in her fifth year teaching at Alexander Middle School, where she teaches eighth grade science and coaches the Science Olympiad team. Read more…
Sarah  Korte
Tim Taylor
Tim is beginning his 28th year of teaching at Roseville Middle School in Roseville, Ohio. In fact, he grew up and still lives in Newark, Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University – Newark Campus, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. He also attended The Ohio State University and received his Master of Science degree in natural resources with an emphasis in environmental education. In addition to working with students with learning disabilities, Tim has taught grades 3-8, seventh grade computers, and fifth grade math, science and reading. He is currently teaching fifth and sixth grade science. Additionally, Tim has coached the Roseville Middle School Science Olympiad team for twenty years and has served on numerous district and county science committees. Read more…
Tim  Taylor
Cheryl Dutiel
Cheryl is an 8th grade science teacher with Miller Middle School. She has just joined STEAM this year.
NSF This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0538588. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.