Erica Marti completed her PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She holds a Master of Science in Engineering and Master of Education from UNLV and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to graduate studies, Erica joined Teach for America and taught high school chemistry in Las Vegas. While her primary research involves water and wastewater, she has strong interests in engineering education research, teacher professional development, and secondary STEM education.
Jenny Valdez is a Geoscience H and AP Environmental Science teacher at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts in Nevada. She has a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education with an Emphasis in General Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also has a master's degree in School Counseling from Touro University, Nevada.
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