SAB Members

Ms. Jean May-Brett

STEM Partnership Coordinator (retired)

Jean May-Brett is the Director of the Math Science Partnership (MSP) Program and STEM Partnership Coordinator for the Louisiana Department of Education. Her duties include complete oversight of the MSP program in Louisiana providing math, science and technology professional development to classroom teachers through focused projects. Jean works with public and private partners in efforts to develop regional and state STEM initiatives. She serves as the State Coordinator for the Science Matters communication network. During her 25-years of classroom teaching Jean taught Earth Science, Environmental Science, and Mathematics to students in New York and Louisiana at the middle and high school levels. Her honors and awards include being a Tandy Scholars Champion of the Classroom, receiving the Outstanding Leadership in Science Education award from the National Science Education Leadership Association and been recognized as the Outstanding High School Science Teacher in Louisiana. Jean served as the Assistant Director of Educational Television Technology at Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana from 1998-2003 and was the Curriculum Director and Producer for the award winning middle school Enviro-Tacklebox© video series. Jean was also the content producer for Literacy and Learning© another award winning program which provided professional development videos on teaching strategies. Ms May-Brett is an officer in both the Louisiana Science Teachers Association and the Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics. Jean is a past-president of the Louisiana Science Teachers Association (LSTA), the Louisiana Environmental Educators Association, the Southern Association of Marine Educators (SAME) and the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA). She has held numerous positions on committees and served on the Council for the National Science Teachers Association. Jean served on the CGOM COSEE Management Council and three terms on the Governor’s Environmental Education Commission. She has worked on several curriculum projects locally and nationally.

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