Lisa Cole is currently an Education Officer at the Ontario Ministry of Education on the Innovation Design & Implementation Team. She is currently on a secondment from her former role as the Program Facilitator for Science and Technology for the Durham Board of Education supporting kindergarten to grade 12 science programs and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). She is a high school physics/science and mathematics teacher with 14+ years of classroom experience. Lisa was the Head of Science at Uxbridge Secondary School and the past president of the Ontario Association of Physics Teachers. She is also a member of the Canada Engineering Change Lab (https://www.engineeringchangelab.ca/). Lisa Lim-Cole received her undergraduate degree from McGill University in Physics and her Education degree from Queen's University. She completed a Master of Education degree at York University with a focus on Women in Physics and STEM. Lisa has also worked with Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics as the Eastern Ontario Teacher Network Coordinator and has contributed to a variety of physics education resources. She has provided teacher workshops across Ontario (conferences and local training sessions), consulted on the development of resources for educators and facilitated teams in the development of resources for science educators K-12. Lisa is passionate about science, physics, mathematics and STEM education and hopes that through her work, she can inspire teachers and students to become future innovators, critical thinkers and problem solvers of some of the toughest problems we face today.
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