Kathy Kennedy is a Program Manager at CIESE, the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at Stevens Institute of Technology. Kathy serves as the Program Manager for PISA2, and 11.5 million dollar NSF-sponsored MSP program. Kathy is also responsible for conducting teacher training and workshops; and developing Internet-based curriculum materials for Math Science Partnerships with K-12 school districts. Prior to joining CIESE, she taught biology at the high school and college level and has taught earth and physical science at the middle school level. Kathy received a B.S. in Biology from Siena College and a M.S. in Biomedical Science from Baylor University. Currently she is pursuing a PhD through Walden University.