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Craig Rosen

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
Rosen, C. S. (2022). Cultivating Curiosity – Teaching and Learning Reimagined with Doreen Gehry Nelson. NV STEAM Conference: [Virtual], February 2, 2022

Rosen, C. S. (2022). Artist Rebeca Méndez on the Intersections of Art, Design and Science. NV STEAM Conference: [Virtual], February 5, 2022

Strom, M., Rosen, C. S. (2022). Bringing NASA to Nevada: A Hands-On Learning Partnership. Public Library Association Conference: Portland, OR, March 24, 2022

Rosen, C. S. (2022). Walking through the STEM Door. Beyond all Limits: J4NG Career Development Conference: [Virtual], March 31, 2022

Rosen, C. S. (2021). Nevada STEM Networks. Global STEM Leadership Alliance Summit: [Virtual], July 14, 2021

Henriksen, D., Mishra, P., Muñoz, C., Rosen, C. S. (2021). Creating STEAM by Design: Beyond STEM and Arts Integration. NV STEAM Conference: [Virtual], February 3, 2021

Rosen, C. S., Rosen, J., Sisolak, S. (2020). Welcome/Opening Remarks. Nevada Statewide STEM Summit: [Virtual], October 21, 2020

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

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