Ida Rose Florez, Ph.D.
Ida Rose Florez, Ph.D., is an accomplished education executive and nationally recognized early childhood STEM trailblazer. As CEO of Early Childhood System Solutions, she works with educators, researchers, and policymakers to improve STEM education for young children. Dr. Florez is Principal Investigator of EC[O]STEM, an early childhood STEM Ecosystem planning project funded by the National Science Foundation. EC[O]STEM will design an early childhood STEM-learning ecosystem in Southeast San Diego. Dr. Florez serves on the executive leadership team and steering committee of San Diego’s STEM EcosySTEM. She is Vice President of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.