Currently I am the educational coordinator for the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory. I am also a
staff educator at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh.
I have presented hands-on astronomy and aerospace programs for educators and students for the past 23 years.
Those students range from pre-schoolers to adults in a credited college Astronomy class. In 1998 I was selected for the Stardust
Education Fellowship program and I am currently a JPL's Solar System Educator. I was also an educator for NASA's Star Station
One program and I developed activities and workshops that were used in the science center and in the classrooms in our local
I currently write a weekly science column in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
called the "Kids' Corner" and a Friday Starguazing column. I write twelve articles a
month and each article is read by a million people. I also write planetarium shows. The last show I wrote was an interactive solar system show called "Far Out Space Places."