Dawna Schultz

Director, In-district Initiatives
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Ms. Schultz is the Director of In-district Initiatives for the Rutgers Center for Mathematics, Science, and Computer Education (CMSCE). She has been a K-12 STEM education professional for over ten years. After working in industry as a mechanical engineer for over five years, Ms. Schultz transitioned to education and taught at the elementary level. Since she left the classroom in 2001, Ms. Schultz has coordinated and developed STEM programming for students and educators at Rutgers’ Douglass College-Douglass Project, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Stevens Institute of Technology - Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE), and Rutgers University - CMSCE. In addition, she has provided teacher professional development workshops in many STEM topics and written engineering education curriculum for both Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and ASME. 


STEM education; maker education; engineering education; project-based learning; student engagement; educational technology integration; digital portfolios; and learning management systems.