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Kalonda McDonald

Detroit Public Schools Community District and Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow
STEM Coordinator
Kalonda is helping “bridge the gap” through MakerMinded to ensure that students will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to thrive in STEM-related careers. MakerMinded is a digital platform that was launched in 2016 to impassion students in advanced manufacturing and provide them with transformational learning experiences, through gaming activities, project-based learning and competitions. Kalonda is an NGSX facilitator and a former DPS middle school science teacher and instructional coach. She is passionate about supporting educators and connecting students with cutting-edge skills and experiences that will make them attractive to the companies that will need their talents!