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About Curious Minds, LLC

At Curious Minds, LLC we are exploring science through imagination and investigations! Our experts have put together seriously fun science and engineering programs for your classroom. Our content experts and licensed educators bring their expertise to you. Be sure to check out all of our programs that are available to you and your staff.

Curious Minds, LLC curricula and programs are research-based and developmentally age appropriate. All of our content is developed by licensed science educators and former writers from the Science Museum of Minnesota, in cooperation with science content experts.

Our Staff

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Amy Blaubach
CEO, founder, Curious Minds LLC

Education

A.A., Resource Management
Sterling College, Vermont, 1992
B.S., Geology, minor in Chemistry
University of Montana, 1994
B.S., Earth and Space Science education
University of Wyoming, 1997

Experience

Geochemist
Yellowstone National Park, 1994-1997
Curriculum writer and educator
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, 2005-2009
Science Writer
Twin Cities Public Television, Sparticl website
St. Paul, 2013
SciMathMn Leadership Team
Minnesota, 2015-current
Licensure:
State of Minnesota Earth and Space Science Teaching License, 7-12 Grades
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Ceci Dosan
Program Manager / S.T.E.M. Instructor, Curious Minds LLC

Education

B.A., International Relations
St. Cloud State University 1998

Experience

Certified Instructor
PBS SciGirls CONNECT, 2017
Reading Tutor
AmeriCorp, Minneapolis, 2014-2015
Kids Activities
Lifetime Fitness, Minneapolis
Mentor
Children’s Home Society: Lutheran Social Service, St Paul, MN
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Terri Poe
Curriculum Development / S.T.E.M. Instructor, Curious Minds LLC

Education

Certificate in Teaching Secondary Education
Santa Fe Community College, 2012
M.S., Biological Sciences
Eastern Illinois University, 2007
B.A., Environmental Studies, Minor in Native American Studies
Carroll College, 2001

Experience

Licensure:
State of Minnesota Life Sciences Teaching License, 9-12 Grades, 2015-2016
Licensure:
State of New Mexico Science Teaching License, 7-12 Grades, 2012-2017
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Olivia Meyer
S.T.E.M. Instructor, Curious Minds LLC

Education

B.S., Psychology, minor in Hispanic Studies
College of Saint Benedict, 2014

Experience

3G Camp Head Counselor
St. Joseph, MN, 2011-2013
Reading Tutor
Minnesota Reading Corps, 2014-2015
MAT K-12 ESL Education
Hamline University 2017
Licensure:
State of Minnesota Teaching License
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Jennifer Hawley
Curriculum Development / S.T.E.M. Instructor, Curious Minds LLC

Education

B.A., Elementary Education
University of MN, Morris 2000

Experience

Science Specialist
Bloomington Public Schools 2002-2004
First Grade teacher
Bloomington Public Schools 2000-2002
Classroom Volunteer
2006-present
Girl Scout Volunteer
2010-2016
PTA Treasurer
2009-2012
Licensure:
State of Minnesota Elementary Education Teaching License, K-6 Grades
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Allyson Hvorka
S.T.E.M. Instructor, Curious Minds LLC

Education

B.S., Elementary Education and Reading Instruction
Winona State University, Minnesota, 2016
Licensure:
State of Minnesota Teaching License
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Ron Wodtke
S.T.E.M. Instructor, Curious Minds LLC
Certified Instructor, PBS SciGirls CONNECT

Education

M.A. in Human Resources Management
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
M.A.ED in Natural Science/Environmental Education. earned: Environmental Education Certificate
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
A.S. in Environmental Economics
North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN

Experience

Naturalist Programmer
Westwood Hills Nature Center, 2014-present
Intern/Naturalist
Wood Lake Nature Center, 2011-2014
Lead Teacher
Minnesota Internship Center Charter School, 2008-2010
Substitute Teacher
Robbinsdale School District, 2007-2008
Lieutenant Colonel, Retired
United States Marine Corps, 1975-2004
Substitute Teacher
Osseo Area Schools District, 1991-1992
Licensure:
State of Minnesota Social Studies Teaching License, 7-12 Grades