Shelley Olds

Shelley Olds

Education Committee

Shelley Olds is a Science Education Specialist leading informal and K-12 education efforts for UNAVCO. Shelley is a science, technology, and data geek with a penchant for teaching with over 16 years of leading the development of data exploration and discovery tools, science products, and curricula for informal and formal educational environments. With UNAVCO, she has led the creation the Monitoring a Shifting Earth, a hands-on museum exhibit currently at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center in Newport, Oregon. Additionally, Shelley has created a suite of data-rich, place-based Earth science curricula that use high-precision GPS data and other data types for secondary-level and undergraduate courses, and leading the professional development Earth science programs for K-12. Over her career she has designed interactive web-based education modules for the Ocean Drilling Program, led the development a digital library of imagery for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Science Directorate Education office, enabled data collection ingest and co-led the DLESE Teaching Box project to develop classroom-ready instructional units for the UCAR project Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE). Shelley has a M.Ed. in Instructional Systems Development and a B.S. in Earth Science / Geophysics.