Inspiring Science Teachers in the Arizona Borderlands – Dr Etta Kralovec, University of Arizona, South

behavioural sciences

Recruiting and retaining high quality STEM educators in high schools can be a struggle, and even more so in under-served communities of the United States, such as the school districts that fall along the US/Mexico border. Professor Etta Kralovec at The University of Arizona, South, is pioneering a contextualised approach to teacher preparation that is transforming science and mathematics education in this border region.