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Nadene Klein

DC Oakes High School
Teacher & Ed Consultant
AVS Excellence in Science Teaching Award (Secondary)
Nadene is currently teaching zoology, environmental science, and physics at Daniel C. Oakes High School in Castle Rock, Douglas County School District and previously Cimarron Middle School. In addition, Nadene has many leadership roles such as department head, preservice/new teacher/doctoral mentor, curriculum designer, instructional coach, and professional development provider. Nadene feels that leadership in science education is a way to pay it forward to the next generation of science teachers and give them a strong foundation from which to start their careers. Within her own teaching, she has designed and implemented an advanced science program for gifted students, supported the integration of technology resources school-wide and received grants to upgrade science. Nadene continues her teaching after school by leading the Gaming Club as well as leading a geology trip for students to experience caving and hiking a 14er. Nadene is active in the community of science both locally and nationally as a presenter for NSTA, National Association of Middle Level Education, and the Colorado Science Conference.

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