The STEM Endorsement at Metro RESA is a GaPSC approved preparation program that provides approved candidates with the coursework and related field experience required to add the STEM field to a current Georgia Professional Certificate.
If you are interested in receiving more information about the Metro RESA STEM Endorsement, complete the program interest form.
Meet the Coordinator
Dr. Donna Barrett, Ph.D., Metro RESA STEM Endorsement Coordinator
Dr. Donna Barrett is the coordinator of the STEM endorsement. She recently retired from her role as the STEM Director in Fulton County Schools where she was responsible for science curriculum and professional development. She previously worked at Metro RESA in the role of K-12 Science Instructional Supervisor and Coordinator of the K-5 Science Endorsement. She also previously worked at the Georgia Institute of Technology as the Program Director for the GIFT (Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers) program and coordinated internships in university and corporate settings for science and mathematics teachers. She taught science at the middle and high school levels for eighteen years. She earned a Ph.D. in Teaching & Learning with a concentration in Science Education at Georgia State University in 2014. She is a past president Georgia Science Teacher Association and the Georgia Science Supervisors Association. She is a licensed real estate agent for Keller Williams Intown and a STEM/Science consultant.