Jessica Noffsinger has been an educator for 23 years and has spent the past 13 years teaching science and engineering at the STEM Magnet Lab School in Northglenn, CO. Creating learning experiences that are engaging and thought provoking is Jessica’s specialty. Students in her classroom have engaged in numerous problem-based learning activities that have challenged students to use their understanding of scientific concepts to solve problems, ranging from replacing all fluorescent lights in the school to landing 40,000 kilograms of cargo on Mars. Jessica also sponsors a variety of extracurricular activities and serves on numerous school, district, and state level committees. She was the 2015 Recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching for secondary science. As a member of the2021 Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program, Jess traveled to India during summer 2023 to work with students and teachers making international connections.