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Craig Rosen
Assistant Research Scientist, Environmental Science

Craig Rosen has been in the field of informal education and administration throughout his career. Now serving as the Science Alive Community Engagement and Professional Development Administrator he is responsible for engaging our partners in STEAM Education and in supporting educators through professional development workshops. Prior to this, Craig served as the Executive Director for the Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival bringing together 27,000 members of the community to engage in science exploration. Craig has also served as lead consultant for the Union for Reform Judaism in the area of informal education and has been the Director of Education at schools in both Las Vegas, NV and Santa Barbara, CA. He is married and has 1 daughter who he loves to spend time with as they explore STEM/STEAM disciplines together!


education, professional development, STEM, STEAM, workforce development, robotics,


Leifheit, A., Page, A., Hart, A., Rosen, C. S., Snaman, J., Kraus, J., Carroll, K., Hill, S. (2019). Informal STEM learning in Nevada, 4 pp., Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation & Technology: Carson City, NV
Kerlin, A., Snyder, A., Garlock, C., Schneider, C., Rosen, C. S., Harter, J., Christian, L., Cooper, M., Holsclaw, M., Dorofachuk, M., Schiedel, M., Gobbs-Hill, S., Dehart, S., Flores, T. (2019). A Working Definition & Guiding Principles: Enriching Nevada’s Future, Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation & Technology: Carson City, NV
Bryans-Bongey, S., Rosen, C. S. (2019). Strategic professional development for busy teachers: Profile of a high-impact instructional design, International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 18 (10), 220-232, 10.26803/ijlter.18.10.14
Conference Proceedings
Gobbs-Hill, S., Rosen, C. S. (2018). The Innovator Within: Solving Real-World Problems, 2018 NSTA Reno Area Conference: Reno, NV, October 11, 2018
Gulling, A. J., Rosen, C. S., Peterson, M. L., Madison, L. M. (2018). What Do You Get When You Cross a Scientist with a Teacher? A True Collaborative Journey!, 2018 NSTA National Conference: Atlanta, GA, March 17, 2018

Gulling, A. J., Rosen, C. S. (2018). Spaceward Bound: Exploring Life in Extreme Environments, 2018 NSTA National Conference: Atlanta, GA, March 17, 2018
Rosen, C. S., Peterson, M. L. (2017). What Happens in Vegas Ends Up Going to the Landfill: A Unique Partnership Highlighting the Vegas Waste Stream, 2017 NSTA STEM Forum & Expo: Orlando, FL, July 13, 2017, Presented.
Rosen, C. S. (2017). Moving the Conversation from STEM to STEAM, United Way of Southern Nevada’s Conference on Collaboration: Las Vegas, NV, July 17, 2017, Presented.