As CINSAM’s STEM Outreach Director, Reeda founded and led the Next Generation STEM Classroom project, which took her into pre-school through seventh-grade classrooms to model best practices in STEM education. By the time she retired this past summer, her work was embedded in 20 school districts across the region.
Reeda continues to use her 41 years of teaching experience to offer professional development outside the region. Her excitement and enthusiasm while teaching in the classrooms and working with fellow educators are infectious. Reeda has received many prestigious awards for her work in education, including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, and National Project Learning Tree's Facilitator of the Year.