Katya Schloesser

Education & Outreach Associate, Curriculum Developer

Katya Schloesser

Biography

Katya Schloesser is an Education and Outreach Associate at CIRES. She works on several projects at CIRES as a curriculum developer, including the Hazard Education Awareness & Resilience Task Force (HEART Force) project and the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) international expedition. Before joining CIRES Education and Outreach, Katya was most recently a middle school earth science teacher at Gunnison Middle School. Before becoming a classroom teacher, Katya worked for the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement where she managed the Learn More About Climate program. Additionally, she managed education and outreach for a multidisciplinary research project on hydraulic fracturing, the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network. She earned her MA in Geography at CU Boulder studying alpine hydrology, and her BS in Environmental Science and BA in Latin American Studies at the University of New Mexico. She’s a passionate educator who seeks to support K-12 educators to teach research-based, hands-on, engaging climate science curriculum.

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