Roxane Ronca

Project Director

Educational & Professional Experience

Roxane is the Project Director of the NSF-funded NextGen STEM Teacher Preparation-WA Program.  This program supports collaboration among more than a dozen Colleges and Universities, state agencies, school districts, non-profits and industry to improve Teacher Preparation in STEM fields, increase the capacity for Teacher Preparation Programs to make future improvements, and ensure that students from all backgrounds see a path to becoming a STEM teacher.

Roxane has been teaching Physical Science, Environmental Science, and Mathematics to college students since 1998.  Her passion is ensuring all people learn the mathematics they need to succeed at whatever career they choose, and ensuring that all people can effectively evaluate information with the help of mathematical and scientific thinking.

Roxane has an M.S. in Atmospheric Science from University of Washington (where her research focused on mathematical and numerical modeling of sub-tropical air-sea interactions), and a BS in Physics from University of Michigan.