Jana Sebestik received a B.S. in mathematics and M.Ed. Jana Sebestik is the Assistant Director of STEM Curriculum Design in the Office for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (MSTE) at the University of Illinois. Before coming to MSTE, Jana spent 34 years as a public school classroom teacher. She currently coordinates education and outreach for four NSF/DOE funded energy and cyber related projects. She helps engineers and research scientists connect their work to educators, consumers, and students. She is author of curriculum modules in computer science, mathematics, and science including, Discovering Computer Science & Programming through Scratch and The Power of the Wind, published as part of the National 4-H STEM Initiative.
Samantha Lindgren is the Coordinator of STEM Teacher Development at The Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. A former Physics and Environmental Science teacher, she now writes STEM curriculum that integrates engineering into science curriculum. She has presented at annual conferences such as American Society for Engineering Education, National Science Teachers Association, and International Society for Technology in Education.
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