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Full Name
Jose Rivas
School/Organization
Lennox Mathematics Science, & Technology Academy
Job Title
Physics and Engineering Educator
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Current Role
Program Affiliation: Other
NSTA, CSTA
Bio

Jose Rivas left the engineering world 16 years ago to pursue a career in education. As the physics and engineering teacher at Lennox Math, Science and Technology Academy, he has created minds-on and inquiry based instruction that has been recognized nationally.  He was awarded the Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching in 2017, in 2016 with the Northrop Engineering Excellence Award and in 2015 with the NSTA Shell Science Teaching Award.  Jose has served on several committees which have included Infiniscope, the California Committee on School Accreditation, the National Academy of Sciences Teacher Advisory Council and is a Science Friday Educator Collaborator.

Learn more:
https://www.paemst.org/finalist_profile/4923
https://www.sciencefriday.com/person/jose-rivas/