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About NOVA Education

NOVA Education tailors NOVA's digital resources for educators in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Our free educator library is produced according to teaching standards and includes videos, audio segments, lesson plans, and interactives designed to facilitate effective classroom integration. Please let us know how we're doing and what you might like to see. NOVA Education is committed to creating digital learning resources that work for you.


Scott Asakawa Scott Asakawa
Outreach Coordinator, NOVA
As the Outreach Coordinator for NOVA Education, Scott's mission is to ensure that NOVA is creating top-quality educational material that properly aligns with science standards and gets the community invested in further understanding our world. A former classroom educator, Scott received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz in the history of art and visual culture, and earned his Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in mind, brain, and education. When not busy championing all things NOVA, Scott spends his time playing music, poker, and loving the San Francisco Giants.
Ralph Bouquet Ralph Bouquet
NOVA Labs Outreach Coordinator, NOVA
Ralph is the NOVA Labs Outreach Coordinator and is responsible for working with educators and partner organizations to grow and support NOVA Labs' educational community. Before NOVA, Ralph taught high school biology and chemistry in Philadelphia and later developed web and mobile apps with the Canary Calendar team. Ralph received his B.A. from Harvard and focused on secondary science methods and urban education while working towards his M. Ed. from UPenn.
Brooke Havlik Brooke Havlik
Education Manager, NOVA
As Education Manager, Brooke oversees NOVA's education initiatives that tailor digital resources for classrooms and informal education settings. Originally from the Midwest, Brooke has a B.A. in sociology from the DePauw University, and an M.S. In Environmental Studies from University of Oregon. Prior to NOVA, Brooke worked for Shedd Aquarium and Cooking Matters in Chicago.