Elizabeth Xeng De Los Santos, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, Co-Director NevadaTeach


Dr. Elizabeth Xeng de los Santos is Assistant Professor of Secondary Science Education. Her research interests include science teacher learning, assessment, and the development of research-practice partnerships to support large-scale changes in educational systems. Prior to completing her Ph.D. at Michigan State University, she taught middle and high school science for 11 years in public schools in Maryland and California.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education, Michigan State University
  • M.S., Science Education, Concentration in Secondary Science (Chemistry), California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University