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KNAB, Pam
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knab@csr.utexas.edu

 

(512) 232-5781
(512) 471-3585 (fax)

Pam Knab is the Outreach Coordinator for the Texas Space Grant Consortium. She taught sixth grade science at Ridgeview Middle School and was the teacher facilitator for the University of Texas Center for Space Research High School Summer Intern Program, formerly NASA ROSES. Previously she taught sixth grade science at Lake Travis Middle School in the Lake Travis ISD.

Early in her career, Ms. Knab began as a marketer in the hospitality industry, but soon returned to her first love: science. She had the opportunity to work as an assistant in Electron Microscopy at the Princeton Electron Microscopy Facility in Princeton, New Jersey. After moving to Chicago, she worked under a research grant as an EM Technician in the Pediatric Surgery Department of the University of Chicago Medical School and Hospital. She then worked as a laboratory technician at the University’s Biochemistry Department. She was very involved in environmental awareness education outreach for her municipality in Chicago.

Pam holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Mt. Holyoke College in Massachusetts and did graduate work in Physiology at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Certified to teach science to grades 4 through 12, she is a member of the National Association of Science Teachers, Texas Association for Biology Teachers, Texas Computer Education Association, Texas Association for Environmental Education, and Texas Marine Education Association. Additionally, she has more than 300 hours of professional development at such prestigious institutions as Rice University, Johnson Space Center, and more.