Esther has deep experience teaching students of all ages, from middle school to adults. She holds an MA in Science Education from California State University, Northridge and loves to empower students and educators at the Linked Learning Gold certified STEM Academy of Hollywood, where she was a teacher, design team member, lead teacher, and instructional coach. She is currently the principal at STEM Academy. Esther emigrated from Armenia in 1987 and has lived in Los Angeles since then. She graduated from University of California, Irvine with a BS in Biology and BA in Comparative Literature. Esther was a science teacher for more than 15 years.