Kim M. Magloire

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      Beth Silver
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Founder and President
    • Organization:SciTech
    • Area of Expertise:Education, STEM, STEAM, Test Prep
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Education, STEM, STEAM, Test Prep
      Summary of expertise:
      Kim Magloire is the founder and president of SciTech Kids, a leading educational company that nurtures a love of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) in children. Through her programs and speaking engagements, Magloire spreads her philosophy that children can excel in STEAM if taught using hands-on activities that help them make connections to everyday life. A graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University, Magloire is a biologist and epidemiologist, who has received numerous awards for her work, including national "Community Leader of the Year" from the Quaker Oats Company, “Women Shaping History Today,” by Education Update newspaper, and has been profiled in various magazines and newspapers including the Newsday, Black Enterprise, and New York Family for her work in education. Magloire also created a video science series in partnership with About.com, http://chemistry.about.com/video/Kim-Magloire---About-Me.htm, and did a TV segment about the Physics of Amusement Parks, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GFyWFg8DLg. She has presented at SXSWedu (2013 &2014) and SXSW interactive (2013 & 2014) about the lack of girls and minorities in STEM-related fields. She has also worked in collaboration with various companies, including Disney, as part of an outreach to increase the number of students engaged in STEM fields.
      White paper/research:
      "SciTech kids electronic arts: Using STEAM to engage children all ages and gender" by Kim Magloire, Noelle Aly
      Books/articles published:
      Author of six books:Cracking the ACT, Cracking the AP Biology Exam, Cracking the Regents Biology, Cracking the Regents Geology, and High School Biology Review, all published by The Princeton Review. Electricity and Magnetism, Hands-on Science Series, published by J. Weston Walch. Kim frequently speaks on topics ranging from the crisis in education to college prep and more.
      Awards/associations/memberships:
      Kim collaborates with Polytechnic University and has served as an adjunct professor teaching Advanced Science Research and Epidemiology in high schools and as coordinator for Polytechnics Summer Research Program, which mentors high school students conducting science research on campus. Many of these students have placed in national science competitions. SciTechs also hosts workshops at Polytechnic University to expose students to science and technology-based careers. We also partner with major corporations such as the Siemens Foundation to run their Siemens Science Day, a program to inspire middle-school kids to learn science and engineering. Kim has served on their Outreach Alliance board, which runs the Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology. SciTech does it all. We even conduct cool science experiments and workshops as part of the Touring Programs of the New York Public Library.
      Prior media experience:
      Kim Magloire has been interviewed on numerous occasions by print and television media concerning SciTech Kids. She has been profiled in various magazines and newspapers including the Newsday, Black Enterprise, New York Family and Parent Guide for her expertise in engaging students in STEM and selecting STEM-related fields. She is the author of Electricity and Magnetism, Hands-on Science Series, published by J. Weston Walch and six test prep books, including Cracking the AP Biology, Cracking the ACT and Cracking Earth Science published by the Princeton Review. Magloire also created a video science series in partnership with About.com, http://chemistry.about.com/video/Kim-Magloire---About-Me.htm, and did a TV segment about the Physics of Amusement Parks, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GFyWFg8DLg. Magloire has presented at SXSWedu (2013 &2014) and SXSW interactive (2013 & 2014) about its STEAM programs. A former actress and member of SAG, she performed in over 40 television commercials and dozens of films and voiceovers.
      Educational background:
      Princeton University, B. A. 6/84
      Columbia University, M.P.H. 6/89
      Columbia University ( in progress)
      Fluent in English and French
      Interests:
      Steam, STEM, Science, Technology, Robotics, TEST Prep, ACT, PSAT, SAT

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