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Heidi Ragsdale

STEM is My Future / National Geographic
Orchard Mesa, CO
Heidi Ragsdale is a STEM Educator’s Educator! After nearly 20 years in 8th grade science, Heidi now runs STEM is My Future, LLC, and provides professional development for teachers with GeoSpatial (GIS) Technologies, Problem Based Learning, National Geographic’s GeoInquiry Process, and MakerEd.
Currently, Heidi works at Grand Junction MakerSpace and the Business Incubator, a community makerspace in Western Colorado. She serves as a Space Exploration Education CREW member with Space Center Houston, a Space Foundation Teacher Liaison, a Solar System Ambassador, a National Geographic Teacher Advisory Council member and 2020 National Geographic grantee, an ESRI teacher trainer for GIS, a teacher forum member of 100Kin10, the webmaster for Colorado Delta Kappa Gamma, and serves on the boards of Grand Junction MakerSpace and the Latin Anglo Alliance Foundation. She is the founder of the Western Colorado Girls in STEM conference, The Geo Maker Institute, also of the #GJSpaceLadies, a group of like-minded space-loving educators who get it done! Heidi’s favorite things to make are beautiful digital maps, Geo-Jewelry, and a difference on Earth!
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