Brian Hoffner is the Director for Science and STEM resources for the office of the Maricopa County schools superintendent. Brian is responsible for the development of professional development and curricular resources to support the implementation of Arizona Science Standards and STEM integration. His focus is to provide career awareness for students and demonstrate how the curriculum they are learning is being applied in the real world and industry. Prior to joining the office, Brian was a clinical associate professor for Arizona state university. For 5 years, he was the course coordinator for secondary and elementary science at ASU, teaching and supporting new teachers in the field. Brian's career in education began in the classroom as a secondary science teacher and coach for 12 years.