Maria Hasken-Averkamp




Van Allen Hall (VAN)
STEM Innovator Education Support Services Manager, Jacobson Institute

Maria Hasken-Averkamp joined the Iowa JPEC team in June 2019 as the STEM Innovator Education Support Services Manager for the Jacobson Institute. Previously she has worked as a secondary science teacher for multiple school districts accumulating 21 years of experience in science education in both teacher and leadership roles. In her new role, she will support teachers seeking to obtain the STEM Innovator certification through professional development activities and will help to revise curriculum materials. Maria received her MA in Science Education from the University of Iowa in 2001 and most recently received an MA in Educational Leadership from Mount Mercy in 2018.


MA in Educational Leadership, Mount Mercy, 2018
MA in Science Education, University of Iowa, 2001
BA in Education, University of Northern Iowa