Minda Berbeco
Programs and Policy Director

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Academic standards
  • Innovative professional development
  • Professional development
  • Science
  • State of education
  • STEM education
  • Student activism
  • Teacher support
  • Textbooks

Minda Berbeco is programs and policy director at the National Center for Science Education. She earned her doctorate in biology from Tufts University, where she researched the effects of climate change on terrestrial systems, and subsequently was a post-doctoral scholar at the University of California, Davis. She has written about challenges to climate change science and education for The Washington Post, The American Biology Teacher, The Science Teacher, and Live Science, and has been interviewed by Inside Climate News, The New York Times and NPR. At NCSE, she recently launched a new teacher outreach program, NCSEteach (