Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley
STEM education consultant
Dr. Tamara Shapiro Ledley is a STEM education consultant, an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador, an Adjunct Professor at Bentley University, and Secretary of the Education Section of AAAS. She was a 2017 Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow and served as a senior scientist and chair of the Center for STEM Teaching and Learning at TERC. She received her PhD from MIT in atmospheric and climate science and BS from the University of Maryland in astronomy. She led a research program in Earth system science and climate change at Rice University before joining TERC where she led the development of the award winning Earth Exploration Toolbook and EarthLabs projects. She co-founded and chaired the CLEAN Network and led the development of the award winning Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Collection of rigorously reviewed climate and energy educational resources. She is the 2013 American Geophysical Union's Excellence in Geophysical Education Awardee. She served as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP). She currently serves on the CLEAN Network Leadership Board, the Board of Advisors of the Museum of Science Boston, and the Board of Directors of both the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center, and Subject To Climate.