Our Team

Colleen McCarty

Colleen is the Program Coordinator for the Science Education Department. She is responsible for many logistical tasks pertaining to the Science Adventure Lab, Mobile Laboratory Coalition, Career Exploration Field Trips, and STEM Internship. In preparation for field trips and school visits, she communicates with teachers and ensures they receive necessary materials and information to make the visit successful.


Colleen graduated from Carleton College with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and a concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies. She worked at Seattle Children’s as a Family Services Coordinator before joining the Science Education Department in 2018. Colleen is passionate about community outreach, education, and empowering young people with knowledge to live healthy and happy lives.


Outside of work Colleen enjoys long distance running, baking (and eating) desserts, and exploring the outdoors!