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• I Was A Kid Connecticut project • 

 

Thanks to some wonderful donors, new I Was a Kid profiles are on the way for FREE to Connecticut teachers. 

The Connecticut Department of the Arts, Cigna, and the Connecticut Science Center have funded a growing set of I Was A Kid profiles of Connecticut STEAM professionals.

 

Connecticut Sea Grant funded printing and shipping to 200 members of the Connecticut Science Teaching Association and the Connecticut Association of School Librarians.  

Featured: 

Kat Milligan-McClellan, University of Connecticut -- the first Iñupiaq Ph.D. in microbiology

Tracy Romano, Mystic Aquarium's chief scientist

Nurudeen Lucky Osumah, UConn Health Center resident in emergency medicine 

Robert Glaspy, director of the Connecticut Association of Paramedics and EMTs

Jessica Alicea-Planas, Fairfield University associate professor of nursing 

Sahar Saleem, radiologist and mummy expert at the Barnum Museum

COMING SOON: 

Sefra Alexander, the Seed Huntress

Karen Romano Young, founder/director of IWAK

• and more! 

As always, digital files are available free and printed trading cards and posters at cost. 

Contact wrenyoung@gmail.com to partner, fund, or be profiled in this effort! Or, if you're a Connecticut teacher or school librarian, to request a packet. 

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