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Leigh Metcalfe
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Nevada Governor's office for Science, Innovation, and Technology
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STEM Program Manager
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Nevada Governor's office for Science, Innovation, and Technology - STEM Program Manager
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Leigh Metcalfe is the STEM Program Manager for the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. In this role, she works with teachers and administrators to implement best practices in STEM classroom instruction as well as with schools seeking to receive the Governor’s STEM School designation. She also supports OSIT’s grants and funding opportunities.

Previously, Leigh was a Nationally Board-Certified high school teacher in Washoe County. She designed a Career and Technical Education program in Energy Technologies and taught AP Environmental Science. Her passion was to engage students in identifying and designing solutions to local problems they identified through problem-based learning. As a coach for robotics and student-driven STEM projects her desire was to provide students with opportunities to explore STEM topics and careers in and out of the classroom.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science with an emphasis on place-based and project-based education.

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