Anita Brook Dupree is one of the nation’s leading experts in science education. Anita attended the University of Illinois and Northeastern Illinois University, and received a B. S. degree in Biology with secondary certification to teach Biology and general science. She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Temple University in Philadelphia, and holds National Board Certification in Early Adolescent Science. She began her professional teaching career in Philadelphia, teaching in an alternative school that serviced youth living in group homes and foster care. She then moved on to the Philadelphia School District, where she spent the rest of her career. Anita was a middle school science teacher, and the science curriculum specialist for middle years for the School District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Notable Experience:

  • PSSA (Pennsylvania State Assessment) Science Item Review Committee
  • Mentor, Teach for America
  • Science Item Review, Access ELL
  • George Washington Carver Science Fair Committee member
  • Delaware Valley Science Fair
  • NSTA (National Science Teachers Association), local planning committee for national conference
  • Certified Candidate Support Provider National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
  • National Board Certified Teacher, Early Adolescent Science
  • Moore College of Art, Visiting Lecturer on School Law for Teacher Certification course
  • Fulbright Teacher Exchange participant to England
  • Teacher intern, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois
  • Member of the National Association of Educational Consultants and Speakers (NAECS)
  • Adjunct Professor in the College of Education at Temple University