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Svea Anderson

Svea Anderson

Arizona | 2018
Over her extensive career, Svea Anderson has participated in a variety of unique opportunities. As an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator in 2021-2022, Svea was the inaugural fellow at the Department of Homeland Security, working under their branch, CISA, the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency. In this position, Svea advised and collaborated on K16 Cybersecurity policies, educational resources, and curriculum. Svea was selected as a Grosvenor Teacher Fellow with National Geographic and Lindbald Expeditions and was selected as a PolarTrec Educator, enabling her to travel to the Arctic to conduct ecological research. Svea taught for fifteen years in Arizona before relocating to the DC area for her Einstein Fellowship. Svea currently teaches middle school science at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia.