Maine Department of Education
Ms. Bernhardt serves as the Science and Technology Specialist for the Maine Department of Education and is the Maine State Lead with Achieve, Inc. on the development of the Next Generation Science Standards.
collaborates on state and regional efforts to strengthen science and technology education.
is also involved in the development of MEA and the MHSA, Maine's Sate Science Assessments.
Before stepping into the role of Science and Technology Specialist, she
coordinated the review of Maine's Learning Results, the state standards document.
taught middle school science for 23 years in both Maine and New York State.
Ms. Bernhardt earned her M.Ed from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and her B.S. in Biology from Bates College