Dr. Viva Reynolds, a member of the science faculty at St. Andrew's-Sewanee School, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Science Teachers Association (TSTA). Dr. Reynolds is one of two representatives for District 6 which represents Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Moore, Sequatchie, Van Buren, and Warren Counties.
"This is a good opportunity for SAS to be represented at a state level organization," said Dr. Reynolds. "I hope to network with science teachers in our district in a way that highlights our commitment to science education here at SAS."
Dr. Reynolds, who joined the SAS faculty in 2016, teaches middle school science, geology and technology. She received her B.A. in geography from California State University and continued her studies earning an M.A. from the University of Wyoming and a doctorate from the University of Kentucky. She has a wide range of teaching experience. Before coming to SAS, she taught public school in south central Los Angeles and at the community college and state university level in North Carolina.
TSTA is the largest representation of science educators in Tennessee. Established in 1975 as the Science Association of Tennessee, TSTA has continuously promoted the development and advancement of science education in Tennessee. The 24-member Board of Directors represents 12 districts in the state. Members serve 3-year terms.
Read a profile on Dr. Reynolds in the Fall 2017 SAS Magazine (pp. 16-17)