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Chris Link

Chris Link

Director of Education Products & Services

Chris Link oversees the development and implementation of educational products and services for the Global STEM Alliance, the Academy’s initiative to advance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education worldwide.

Chris has an extensive background in curriculum development. Prior to joining the Academy, he was the Founding Director of Curriculum and Instruction at a high school in Brooklyn, NY and led the team of curriculum writers working on the development of the school’s STEM-focused liberal arts curriculum. He also worked closely with the teachers to provide instructional training to help engage students through relevant STEM learning experiences.

Prior to his time in Brooklyn, Chris served as the Science and Technology Staff Development Specialist for the Redwood City School District in California. He developed and facilitated a three-year plan for the district’s K- 8 curriculum to align with the Next Generation Science Standards. Chris also brings 8 years of experience teaching in middle and high school classrooms.

Chris is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Missouri-Saint Louis for Teaching and Learning Practices with an Emphasis in Curriculum. Chris received his Master of Science in Biology, and an Advanced Certificate in Science Education, both from Washington University in St. Louis. He is originally from Carlinville, IL.