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Kalonda Colson McDonald

K-8 Science Training and Support Coordinator

Kalonda Colson McDonald is helping bridge the gap with NGSS science support to ensure students will have the confidence, critical thinking competencies, and knowledge necessary to prosper in STEM related classrooms. Her mission is to afford students opportunities to develop innovative skills and make them attractive to the companies that will need their talents. As a former middle school science teacher, McDonald was introduced to project-based learning and engaged in collaborative projects to help students with constructing explanations in science. Her goal is to impassion teachers and students with authentic science lessons that will afford them transformational learning experiences as they engage with real world phenomena. She currently serves as a K-8 Science Training and Support Coordinator for Detroit Public Schools Community District.

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