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Dina Freedman

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University of Utah
     Master of Science in Secondary Science Teaching (2014)
     Earth Science Education

University of Utah
   Professional Masters of Science and Technology (2012)
      Environmental Science
      Environmental Policy & Communication
      Sustainability
                                            
                                                                  Lyndon State College
                                                                    Bachelor of Science (2001)
                                                                       Meteorology
                                                                   Associate of Science (2001)
                                                                      Communications-Television News Anchoring and Reporting
                                                                   Minor-Mathematics (2001)
        
American Meteorological Society
Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (2007)
AMS Broadcasting Seal (2003)
WEST Graduate Fellow (2009-2011)
Math for America Graduate Fellow (Present)
NOAA Climate Education Steward (2013)


I enjoy helping students become science enthusiasts in Salt Lake City. I have been teaching at Hillside Middle School since 2012. Previously I student taught at Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE). I also worked with science programs at Hawthorne, Lincoln and Whittier Elementary schools in Salt Lake City.   I was selected in 2009 to become a Graduate Fellow at the University of Utah for WEST (Water Environment Science and Teaching) and am a current Graduate Fellow with Math for America.  Prior to this I spent my days as a broadcast meteorologist and got to wear a face full of make up and fancy clothes while I predicted the weather on television. You may have seen me most recently at KTVX in Salt Lake and I have also worked for other stations in the market.  I emphasize presentation skills of scientific ideas in the classroom for our students as well as scientific literacy.  I have a hands on style and love for our students to explore and come up with their own great questions.    

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