Women Chemists Committee Luncheon

“Strengthening American Science Education to Reach World-Class Status"

June Streckfus

Executive Director of Maryland Business Roundtable for Education, Inc.


Friday  June 1, 2012

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

University Center 312

Speaker Biography

June Streckfus has been executive director of the MBRT since its founding in 1992.  The MBRT is a coalition of more than 100 leading Maryland businesses that have made a long-term commitment to support education reform and improve student achievement in Maryland. 


MBRT has been recognized nationally by The Business Roundtable, the National Alliance of Business, the Public Relations Society of America, and the U.S. Department of Education…and regionally by Maryland educator associations and the Maryland State Department of Education.


A former teacher, county administrator, and U.S. Senatorial state director, June works relentlessly to involve business in the process of school improvement.  With a B.S. in education from the University of Maryland and a master's degree and certificate of advanced study in liberal arts from Johns Hopkins University, June's leadership skills, diverse background, and unbending integrity have won her the respect and confidence of corporate executives, educators, government officials, and community leaders.


Streckfus co-chaired the Governor's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Task Force and serves on the Governor's P-20 Leadership Council; MSDE's Educator Effectiveness Panel, Race To The Top Advisory Board, K-12 Assessment Advisory Council; and College of Notre Dame Teacher Education Advisory Board.


Sponsored by the Women Chemists Committee.