Kirsten Mahovlich joined the Cleveland Metropolitan School district in 1998 where she taught for thirteen years, including physical science, biology, forensics, chemistry, honor and inclusion science classes. Currently, she is the Flexible Content Expert in Science Education Grades 7-12. Prior to joining CMSD, Kirsten worked as a laboratory technician in the instructional labs for the University of Toledo's Biology Department. She has presented/facilitated on inclusion, differentiated instruction, integrating science through forensics, project based learning and co-teaching at the local and state level. Kirsten believes that to be a teacher you must also be a life-long student.
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.