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Tracy Cindric

Ohio Resource Center (OSU)
Science Education Specialist
Columbus, Ohio

After earning a B.A. from Capital University and an M.A. in teaching biology from Miami University, Tracy taught middle and high school science classes for five years near Columbus. She then taught courses for preservice science teachers at Ohio Wesleyan University and Capital University. She served as an instructional coach for rural, urban, and suburban schools to support teachers during the implementation of local and statewide grants. Before joining ORC, Tracy worked on Ohio's New Learning Standards and the Model Curriculum as a science consultant at the Ohio Department of Education. She has served as district director, president, and web designer for the Science Education Council of Ohio and as a board member of the Environmental Education Council of Ohio.


Her areas of expertise include implementing project-based learning, using environmental education as a basis for integrated lessons, and incorporating Citizen Science experiences into classroom instruction. She is currently creating and facilitating professional development workshops on science pedagogy, content, and technology integration.