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UrLeaka Research Specialist
As a research specialist, UrLeaka works collaboratively to design and carry out research projects for all four strands and supports analysis and creation of products related to research projects as needed. She is passionate about science, engineering, STEM, and CTE education research. Prior to joining TERA, UrLeaka taught in K-12 schools for fifteen years. She earned her Ph.D. in science education from the University of Georgia and her Master's and Bachelor of Science degrees in engineering from Louisiana Tech University and Mercer University, respectively.