Meet Ms. Lauth. Kellie Lauth is the current STEM Coordinator for Adams 12 Five Star School District and the principal of STEM Launch K-8. Along with a team of colleagues, Kellie opened one of the first K-8 STEM schools in the nation in 2011, serving public school children with no entrance requirement. As district coordinator, Kellie plays a key role in STEM expansion in the district and also attracting other organizations outside of the district to the model, which experienced great success in its first few years. Kellie received her bachelor's degree and master's degree in curriculum and instruction with a science education emphasis from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has been a science educator and instructional specialist prior to opening the STEM Magnet Lab School in Northglenn, Colorado where she built an extensive partnership with businesses, industry and higher education to support and promote STEM education and address workforce readiness. Kellie has been a national presenter and co-author of several science education publications. She has also published a children's book and is a member of numerous science/STEM organizations, nationally and locally.
Featured Science Innovators
Margaux Mitera. Collaboration is key to taking ideas further, and having the right tools can make all the difference. That’s certainly what Margaux Mitera believes. As senior product development engineer in 3M’s Stationery and Office Supplies Division, her work focuses on developing new-to-the-world Post-it® Note products designed to help consumers turn their thoughts into actions and ideas into reality.
Meet Dr. Langer-Anderson. Every day, Dr. Delony Langer-Anderson combines her imagination, insight and scientific expertise to transform ideas into products that make lives better. As a senior product development specialist in the 3M Consumer Health Care Division, Dr. Langer-Anderson solves real-world health care challenges and works to develop products that help people in pain feel better.
Meet John Henderson. As a senior product development engineer in 3M’s Automotive Aftermarket Division (AAD), he works to enhance the collision repair process through the development of paint-related products like cups and spray guns. He creates products that reduce the time workers spend cleaning equipment with solvent and the amount of materials wasted per repair, as well as those that help body shops to deliver a shiny, like-new vehicle back to the customer as quickly as possible.