Director, The STEMAZing Project, Office of the Pima County School Superintendent

DaNel Hogan is the Director of The STEMAZing Project for the Office of the Pima County School Superintendent in Tucson, Arizona. In this role, Hogan provides professional development opportunities for PreK–12th grade educators, edits The STEMAZing Newsletter, and participates in numerous STEM outreach events. Hogan serves as an example to her students and as a mentor and champion to her colleagues. She recently co-organized several national professional development workshops for educators on topics such as energy, water, and engineering. She also serves on the Teacher Advisory Board for the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project. Previously, Hogan was an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C., where she led outreach on the Energy Literacy Framework, an effort involving 13 federal agencies and thousands of experts. While in D.C., Hogan was engaged in national-level STEM issues with a particular focus on K-Gray Energy Literacy. Hogan holds a BA in Physics from Coe College and a Master’s degree in Teaching from Southern Oregon University.