Pima County’s STEMAZing Project Broadening Impact in Peru

International Collaboration to Improve Early Childhood STEM Education

August 14, 2019

For Immediate Release
Matt Stamp, Communications Director
520-724-8454 | 520-260-3305


Tucson, AZ – The STEMAZing Project Director, DaNel Hogan, and local early childhood educator, Carmen Barnes, will be traveling to Peru to participate in the First Hemispheric International Fellowship for STEM Teachers. They will be in Peru from August 14-24.

While there, DaNel and Carmen will be sharing STEM best practices with more than 100 international educators from North and South American countries, including some Caribbean nations. Their Arizona-based team will also be collaborating with Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago to positively impact early childhood STEM in each country through a jointly designed project. The Inter-American Teacher Education Network, an initiative of the Organization of American States, is hosting the teacher workshops and seminars in Peru. The STEMAZing Project is a program of the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office.

DaNel Hogan and Carmen Barnes are available for interviews after their trip. To coordinate an interview please contact Matt Stamp at matthew.stamp@pima.gov or 520-260-3305 (cell).

About The STEMAZing Project
The STEMAZing Project is a program within the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office.
The STEMAZing Project's mission is to positively impact the quality of STEM education for ALL students by empowering classroom educators to experience, share, improve, and implement STEM best practices. The STEMAZing Project’s Vision: Cultivating STEM Minds TM

To learn more about The STEMAZing Project visit: https://stemazing.org/. To learn more about the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office visit: http://www.schools.pima.gov/


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