43 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453-8313
Bryan Wunar has more than 15 years of experience in STEM education and is an expert on creating curriculum and resources, providing professional development, and building partnerships and designing learning experiences that link formal and informal education resources to motivate STEM learners.
Wunar is Director of the Science and Mathematics Curriculum Program, where he leads professional development and implementation support programs for several EDC mathematics and science curricula and works with staff to reach a broad range of audiences. Wunar leads the development of online resources to support teachers using CME Project, a high school mathematics curriculum, and he is building relationships with districts across the country to support their transition to the Common Core State Standards.
Wunar manages partnerships with Chicago, Boston, and Pittsburgh Public Schools. He collaborates with School Specialty Math, Pearson Education, and other educational publishers, and he has worked with numerous institutions of higher education, museums and science centers, and community-based organizations.
Wunar is coauthor of “Using Human Patient Simulator Technology to Engage Youth in the Health Sciences,” “Using Interactive Videoconferencing to Link Classrooms to Museum Resources,” “Reinventing Museums in a Broadband Environment,” and “Linking Museums to Classrooms through Technology.”
He is a member of the National Science Teachers Association’s Committee for Informal Science Education. He was on the national steering committee for the America Goes Back to School Initiative and a science education advisor to the Mars Millennium Project.
Before joining EDC, Wunar was Director of Teaching and Learning in the Center for the Advancement of Science Education at the Museum of Science and Industry, Associate Vice President for Education and Programs at the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, and Director of the Alliance for Community Education at Loyola University Chicago, where he produced and hosted Science*Power.
Wunar received a BS in biology, MA in curriculum and instruction, and CAS in philanthropy and nonprofit management from Loyola University Chicago, and he is a PhD candidate in educational psychology at Loyola.