Marcella Klein Williams
Chief Educational Officer, California STEM Learning Network
Marcella Klein Williams is the Chief Educational Officer for the California STEM Learning Network where she builds connections between educators and STEM partners. Klein Williams comes to CSLNet from a career in teaching and educational administration. Klein Williams knows first hand how to work with and inspire children to do their best. For over 15 years she was a teacher in the Ventura Unified School District where she was recognized for her excellence in teaching. Prior to joining CSLNet she was the Director and Regional Lead for after school programs serving 20,000 students in over fifty districts. In this role she lead a team that worked tirelessly to create innovative systems of alignment between the instructional day and after school programs. These enduring systems ensure high quality programming that include ample time and needed support for project and inquiry-based STEM experiences.