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Emily Mathews

  • Adjunct Faculty
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  • STEM Studies

Emily Mat​hews is dedicated to making science fun, exciting, and accessible for all students. Emily’s commitment to science education at all educational levels is evident in her passionate approach to teaching, coaching, and collaborating. Emily earned her BS in Elementary Education at Loyola University Chicago, and continued her studies at DePaul University earning a MS in Science Education. She taught both middle school and K-5 Science and Engineering in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for ten years before joining the STEM Center at DePaul University as a science instructional coach and NGSS Professional Development Leader. She currently works at Science in Society at Northwestern University providing leadership for two initiatives; Science Club and Science Club Summer Camp (SC2). She has taught Science Methods courses as adjunct faculty at both Loyola University Chicago and DePaul University Chicago to undergraduate and graduate students. Emily also serves as an EQuIP Peer Review Panel member reviewing lessons and units with other master educators across the country with expertise in both the NGSS and the EQuIP rubric for Science to determine the extent to which instructional materials are designed for the NGSS.