Our Staff

Site Director


Maia Binding

Maia Binding has led the SF/ABE site since 2012. Maia is a former high school science teacher, and has been working in science curriculum development and professional learning at The Lawrence Hall of Science since 2007. Her other projects range from developing NGSS-designed materials for middle and high school classrooms, to training science teachers in Saudi Arabia on hands-on science learning.

Program Coordinator


Jacqueline Ryan

Jacqueline Ryan joined the SF/ABE team in 2019. Jacqueline taught high school chemistry before starting her work as a curriculum developer at The Lawrence Hall of Science where she now develops middle and high school curriculum and works with teachers on how to utilize the curriculum in their classrooms.