Associate Program Director, Center for STEM Education
Catherine Wagner serves as associate program director for the Center for STEM Education. Wagner earned her Master of Education degree from the ACE Teaching Fellows program in 2019 as a member of the 24th cohort. She taught middle school science and religion at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic School in Mobile, AL. In the STEM Center, she collaborates with faculty on various research projects, ranging from early childhood engineering education to high school science pedagogy, and is actively involved in multiple undergraduate research labs. Wagner coordinates communication, data collection, and social media for the STEM Teaching Fellows program. She supports the formation of the STEM Teaching Fellows as part of the core team, and she helps teach the science methods summer course for second-year ACE Teaching Fellows. Wagner also serves as support staff for the Center for Broader Impacts.
Wagner is a 2017 graduate of the University of Notre Dame in biology and poverty studies and is originally from St. Louis, MO.