Twana Young

An educator and former district administrator delivering professional development, Twana Young empowers educators to create STEM-rich environments.

Speaking Topics

  • Equity in Early STEM Education
  • School-based professional learning
  • STEM-rich learning environments
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Math teaching and learning
  • Instructional coaching

 

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Guiding Students to Think Creatively in Math through Game Design
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Bulletin Boards: A Visual Way to Build School Culture
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Parent's Guide to ST Math at Home
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New! ST Math Central Resources for Educators
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Twana leads the overall vision, strategy, and execution for curriculum materials, resources, and professional learning across MIND's suite of products. She also holds a leadership role in MIND’s co-design group, MEND – Math Equity in Design. MEND is a community of people who have worked with students of color, have been students of color, or are teachers of color. They are co-architects in designing culturally relevant math curriculum that connects with all students. Twana is a former classroom teacher, district curriculum specialist, and district curriculum director for math, science, and instructional technology with over 20 years of experience in education. She has been a leader in improving schools at the local, state, and national levels: developing and implementing curriculum, assessments, coaching programs, STEM learning pathways, and professional development training for teachers.

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