Darina DeBenedictis has many years of experience creating and teaching her STEAM based curriculum at many schools, teaching all ages. She has worked at multiple aquariums, worked as a marine geologist aboard research vessels, and has experience working on various biological research projects. Darina is also an artist and worked as a preschool art teacher. She is the owner of a clay jewelry small business, Adorned, where she sells her jewelry and hosts workshops for adults and children of all ages. She also dabbles in plenty of other art forms, such as weaving, painting, drawing, photography, and more!
Darina’s experiences as a scientist, an artist, and a teacher have made her equipped to be a very inquisitive, passionate, and adaptable educator. She loves sharing her passions and experiences with the children she teaches.