Tamara Ledley

Tamara Ledley

ESIP President

Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley is a STEM education consultant with an emphasis on teacher professional development in Earth and climate scientist, Secretary of the Education Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Adjunct Professor at Bentley University. She was a 2017 Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow where she explored her interest in making climate change education efforts scalable and financially sustainable and to leverage these efforts to enable all climate change stakeholders to align efforts to address the local impacts of climate change. She served as a senior scientist and chair of the Center for STEM Teaching and Learning at TERC for 20 years. She received her PhD from MIT in atmospheric and climate science and her BS from the University of Maryland in astronomy.  Early in her career she led a research program in Earth system science and climate change at Rice University. A more detailed CV can be found at https://serc.carleton.edu/eet/people/ledley.html.