Kay Sandberg

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Email:  kasandbe@ncsu.edu


  • BS in Chemistry, Tennessee Temple University
  • PhD. in Chemistry, NC State University


  • Chemistry education

Why did you choose Chemistry as a field of study?

At some point in my career as a K-12  educator, I have taught every math class, every science class and every grade level (but third grade) and out of all of those subjects and grade levels, I had the most fun teaching chemistry.  It was the science that was a puzzle; it was the science I could anthropomorphize; it was the science that scared students and I thought I could make it not only understandable, but enjoyable. I desired to take this passion to the college-level and thus pursued a Ph.D.