Dina Freedman

About Me


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
                                                                  Lyndon State College
                                                                    Bachelor of Science (2001)
                                                                   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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