Mayra Cordero

Instructor - Secondary Science

Contact Information

Email: mcordero@pky.ufl.edu
Phone: 352.392.1554

Biography

Position: University School Assistant Professor/PKY Sixth Grade Science
Education: B.S. Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico;
Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico;
M.A. Science Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Mayra Cordero has taught Science for nine years. Her passion for teaching Science was influenced by her parents who were both educators. She also enjoys teaching Science because this subject integrates other areas such as, reading, writing, math and history. As a Hispanic female, Dr. Cordero embraces cultural diversity and believes that each student has the potential to be successful once they have discovered their unique capabilities.

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars…” (Unknown)