After working for ten years as a food chemist, Patti Duncan made the switch to education teaching middle school and high school science for twelve years.
Young Scientist Challenge Role:
Manager, Instructional Implementation
Patti Duncan is a manager with the Discovery Education Instructional Implementation Team. After working for ten years as a food chemist, Patti made the switch to education in 1997. She taught middle school and high school science for twelve years, most recently in Hawley PA. During that time she continuously strived to keep her classroom innovative and engaging. She has spent the past twelve years presenting at workshops and institutes for fellow educators on a variety of subjects on the local, state and national level. She has also hosted workshops for both Wilkes University and Rutgers University. Sharing what she knows about science, technology and STEM education has become a passion, as well as a career.