Rebecca Garelli is the Science & STEM Education Specialist at the Arizona Department of Education. Through this role, Rebecca designs and facilitates professional learning opportunities focused on implementing the new Arizona Science Standards. She also provides updates, and supports, for both computer science and science standards. Rebecca has been a professional educator for 17 years, focusing much of her career on teaching middle school math, science, and engineering and has also been a Science Educational Consultant since 2009 and Freelance Science Curriculum Writer since 2015. Rebecca has earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from DePaul University and an M.Ed. in Science Education from Loyola University Chicago.