Tamara Ledley

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences
  • PhD Massachusetts of Technology
  • BS University of Maryland

Teaching Interests

climate science, atmospheric science, Earth science, science education

Research Interests

Earth and climate science education

Consulting/Practice Interests

STEM Education consultant, climate and Earth science


2017 Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow; Chaired the Center for STEM Teaching and Learning at TERC; Research faculty at Rice University; PhD from MIT; BS from the University of Maryland.

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • National Association for Geoscience Teachers 2008 - Present
  • Earth Science Information Partners 1995 - Present
  • American Geophysical Union 1983 - Present
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science 1977 - Present
  • American Meteorological Society 1976 - Present
  • Geological Society of America 2011 - 2013
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2017, Friend of the Planet Award, National Center for Science Education
  • 2014, Webby and Peoples Voice awards in the Green category, International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
  • 2013, Excellence in Geophysical Education, American Geophysical Union
  • 2013, Journal of Geophysical Education Outstanding Paper award, National Association for Geoscience Teachers
  • 2012, Presidents Award, Earth Science Information Partners
  • 2011, Science Prize for Online Resource in Education (SPORE), American Association for the Advancement of Science & Science Magazine