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John Domyancich is Education Programs and Outreach’s Learning Center Lead, where he leads a team of Educators that focus on engaging middle through high school students in scientific inquiry, creating immersive experiences that highlight the work and mission of Argonne research. John plans and orchestrates Argonne’s summer camp and high school research programs, and he is also responsible for the Learning Lab field trips. His goal is to inspire and guide the next generation of Argonne scientists through STEM pathways.

John taught high school science for 11 years before joining Argonne in 2015.  During his teaching career, he created student-centered classrooms and developed STEM curricula to integrate collaboration, technology and conceptual model development into the learning experience. To prepare himself for a career teaching science, he earned an M.A. in Secondary Education from Western Illinois University as well as a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Iowa.

John is a member of the American Modeling Teachers Association and the Illinois Association of Chemistry Teachers. He is also active in the National Math and Science Initiative and the College Board. Outside work, he likes to run and spend time with his wife and three daughters.