Beth Murphy, Ph.D
STEM Program Manager and Independent STEM Education Consultant
Beth has been involved in STEM education for more than 20 years, with experience working with nonprofits, K-12 schools and districts, higher education, as well as companies and professional organizations. In 2014 Beth started Beth Murphy Consulting LLC, which focuses on supporting educators and their organizations in providing impactful STEM learning experiences through professional development, strategic-level program design and planning, fostering partnerships, and program evaluation. In this capacity, she works with MISF as its STEM Program Manager and the National Science Teaching Association as the field editor for its journal Connected Science Learning. She also works with organizations such as Science from Scientists and Engineering Alliance MN on projects to design, implement, evaluate, and improve STEM education programs. Beth holds a PhD in physics, has two children (an 11th grader and college sophomore) who are both interested in STEM careers, and enjoys hiking in the woods even during a Minnesota winter.