Assistant Director; Science, Technology and Society
Matthew Aruch has developed a robotics based service-learning program in collaboration with Prince George’s County Public Schools and is responsible for developing and teaching several practicum courses including a study abroad course exploring the relationship between technology and society in Ecuador.
Aruch is a doctoral student in international education policy at the University of Maryland. A career educator, he has been fortunate enough to study, travel, live and work in many countries including the United States, Costa Rica, Honduras, Indonesia and Ecuador. Aruch's interests include science education, the role of technology in education and development, sustainability science, and education for sustainable development as well as improving the teaching, learning and overall educational experience for educators and students wherever he might be living or working. Aruch has a Bachelor of Science in biology (2003) and a Master of Science in education (2004) from Mary Washington College and a Master of Education in international education policy (2011) from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.