Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski, also known as Dr. Diana has been a science educator for the past 28 years, as a classroom teacher, teacher trainer, professional staff development instructor, curriculum specialist, keynote speaker, and university professor. Diana has a PhD in Science Education from Florida Institute of Technology, as well as a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction in the area of Science.
Diana established her educational consulting business, Mobile Science Education Consulting Services in 1987. As the owner of Mobile Science Education Consulting Services Diana conducts keynote presentations, teacher training, in-services, professional staff development, seminars, family science workshops, and hands-on science programs for students.
Since the inception of Mobile Science Education Consulting Services in 1987 Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski has presented over 650 teacher training in-services throughout the nation and world. She has been a featured speaker, keynote speaker, and presenter at over 70 educational conferences. She has provided over 13,000 hands-on science programs to students of all ages from the early childhood level to the secondary-high level, in hundreds of public and private school settings, and informal learning environments including: afterschool and extended day programs, Department of Parks and Recreation camp programs, YMCA’s, and public libraries. Additionally, Diana has provided over 100 family science workshops where children and parents conduct science explorations together in informal learning environments. Diana is known for her effective and innovative teaching style, as well as being able to captivate, motivate, and inspire participants during all of her presentations
Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski has worked collaboratively with numerous organizations and institutions in writing grants and also has been called upon as a key presenter and educational consultant in many national educational grant programs. She welcomes the opportunity to become an integral component of existing and new educational grant opportunities. Her business has received the attention of the media on many occasions via newspaper, educational publications, and TV coverage. Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski has written a series of curriculum manuals which are used during her teacher training workshops. Additionally, she has written articles that have appeared in numerous educational publications.
Diana is an active member of the following regional and national organizations: National Head Start Association (NHSA), National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST), American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Citzens on the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS), National Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), League of Environmental Educators of Florida (LEEF), Head Start, Florida Reading Association, Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA), National Afterschool Association, The Afterschool Alliance, and a member of The No Child Left Inside Organization.