Master of Arts in Teaching, 2014
School of Education
September 1, 2014
Alumna Awarded 2014 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Fellowship
Alumna Brenda Minjares has been awarded a 2014 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellow.
Selected from a pool of more than 180 applicants, Brenda is one of “32 exceptionally talented, early career science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) teachers selected 2014 KSTF Teaching Fellows.”
Brenda is committed to teaching science to high school students in the United States. Reared in Santa Ana, California, by Albis and Oscar Minjares, Brenda graduated from Middle College High School in 2008. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) from UC Irvine. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science in physics education from the University of California, Santa Cruz (KSTF Press Release).
This September Brenda began her first year of teaching at Escondido High School, located in Escondido, California.