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Heidi Schweingruber

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Director of the Board on Science Education

Heidi Schweingruber, PhD, currently serves as Director of the Board on Science Education. In this role she has developed and maintained a diverse portfolio of projects in STEM education that span formal and informal education across the life-span. She has successfully obtained funding from a diverse portfolio of private and public funders totaling $2 million in annual budget. Heidi has managed a professional staff of 8 immediate reports and the work of 8 to 10 on-going projects each involving committees of 10-15 outside experts. She has developed collaborations across divisions within the National Academies as well as with outside organizations.