Please join Battelle Education & STEMx in welcoming Michael Feder, Ph.D., to the role of National STEMx Relationship Manager.
Michael comes from a small town in northeast Pennsylvania near Scranton and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Pennsylvania State University. Since moving to Washington, DC over 15 years ago, he has provided education policy guidance to a wide range of stakeholders such as the federal government, private industry, K-12 school districts, colleges, and science rich institutions.
He most recently served as the senior program officer for the Board on Science Education (BOSE) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. With the Board on Science Education he managed consensus studies on a broad range of issues including informal STEM education, K-12 STEM education standards, federal science education programs, and science communication.
Michael previously served as a policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). As a policy analyst there, he managed the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (CoSTEM), which developed a 5-year federal STEM education strategic plan.
He also provided the President and his senior staff accurate, relevant, and timely advice on all matters related to STEM education, and developed public-private partnerships to improve STEM education across the nation. He has also implemented and conducted evaluations of various education programs over his tenure. Michael earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in applied developmental psychology at George Mason University.
In his free time you can find him at Nationals games, walking his three dogs, traveling the world, and trying to avoid getting hurt on the soccer field.
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