2018 STEM Teacher Ambassador

K. Renae Pullen
Caddo Parish Public Schools
Shreveport,LA

K. Renae PullenK. Renae Pullen has been an educator in Louisiana for 20 years. She currently serves as the K–6 Science Curriculum Instructional Specialist for Caddo Parish Public Schools in Shreveport, Louisiana. Additionally, Pullen has had the wonderful opportunity to teach undergraduate and graduate students as an adjunct professor at Louisiana Tech University and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. As an educator dedicated to the profession, she is an active member of many professional organizations including the Louisiana Science Teachers Association, NSTA, Society of Elementary Presidential Awardees, and ASCD.

Ms. Pullen has served on several local, state, and national committees, presented at numerous state and national workshops and conferences. She was a member of the elementary writing team of the Louisiana Student Standards for Science, and she served as a member of the Teachers' Advisory Council for the National Academies of Sciences. Pullen has received numerous awards and accomplishments including several grants, the Wal-Mart Local Teacher of the Year award in 2007, Caddo Parish Teacher of the Year in 2006, a Fund for Teachers fellowship to study creativity and STEM in Spain, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study the American Skyscraper in Chicago, Northwest Louisiana Young Professionals Initiative's 40 Under 40 in 2015, and the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching in 2008.

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