Milagros Fornell began her career in education in 1978 as a mathematics teacher, and from there her vast experience includes being a department chairperson, regional curriculum coordinator, school-site administrator, regional administrator, and currently district associate superintendent for Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Florida. Her numerous awards include, but are not limited to: 1984 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, 1998 South Florida Phi Beta Kappa Superior High School Principal, 2001 Student Services Principal of the Year, 2001 Media Specialists' High School Principal of the Year, and 2001 Region VI Principal of the Year.
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.