Maria Vicenty is from Puerto Rico and has been a science educator for 25 years. Ms. Vicenty taught in California, Puerto Rico, Washington, and Nevada. In 1995, she received the A+ Teacher Award in Las Vegas, NV. Ms. Vicenty received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching in 2015.
Ms. Vicenty likes to share her passion for science with the students by engaging them in inquiry activities, field work and class debates that connect the science concepts to everyday life. Another passion she likes to share with students is gardening. Ms. Vicenty enjoys seeing the students developing ownership, responsibility, and a love of nature.
Ms. Vicenty holds a B.S. in education with a concentration in biology from the University of Puerto Rico and a M.A. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. She is endorsed to teach biology, general science and environmental science in PR and has the teaching credential for Biology in California.