Marc has been involved in education for over 20 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, administrator, and consultant. He started his teaching and administrative careers in the Chicago Public Schools where he also contributed on two NSF-supported science curriculum development projects with the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley, and Northwestern University. Marc moved to New York City to become the science director for a portfolio of small public high schools in the Bronx. He then became the science coach for the Institute for Student Achievement (ISA), an intermediary organization that supported small school design throughout the country. While with ISA, Marc worked with the New York City Department of Education and Atlanta Public Schools to support 25 high schools in their science and assessment redesign efforts.
“Marc believes that TIES leadership in STEM Learning Ecosystems, and an ecosystem approach connecting education, lifelong learning and careers, has incredible potential for sustainable community development and economic impact throughout the world.
Marc joined TIES in 2008. He leads the organization’s focus on STEM teaching and learning for schools and districts throughout the country, and has managed several district and statewide STEM initiatives. Additionally, Marc currently supports technical assistance for 56 communities that are part of the international STEM Learning Ecosystem initiative funded by the STEM Funders Network.