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Pedagogical Expert in Secondary STEM Education 

Dr. Tyrone Dash II is a pedagogical expert in secondary STEM education. At 21 PSTEM, he works on the STEM Teacher Education and School Strengthening Activity (STESSA) Project, where he provides guidance around pedagogical practices that support active learning in the classroom; and works to support professional development and other related training programs for Egyptian STEM High Schools. He also works with the development team at 21PSTEM on grant writing and related activities to advance the mission of the organization. Dr. Dash has thirteen years of experience developing and implementing interdisciplinary project-based curricula that recognizes and attends to differences that exist across marginalized groups of students. He also has over ten years designing and facilitating professional development, training and mentorship programs for adults across varied disciplines.


Dr. Dash is a proud alumnus of Howard University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He also has a Masters in Teaching from Fordham University, a Masters of Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Science Education from Columbia University. His graduate research looked at the use of a culturally relevant and responsive approach to project-based science to help urban and multicultural students learn science, increase motivation, and develop conceptions of the nature of science and science epistemology. He is excited to join the team as one of our newest members. 


Ph.D. Columbia University, Science Education

MPhil Columbia University, Science Education

MST Fordham University, Science Education

B.S. Howard University, Biology

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