First published: August 10, 2015
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Kevin Kaluf has been appointed the K-12 STEM education director for the Purdue Polytechnic Institute, effective August 3.

Most recently, he worked as a post-doctoral research associate for the Office of the Dean. In this new position Kaluf will be responsible for planning and startup of the Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, placing special emphasis on its curriculum. He will also oversee all aspects of the college’s K-12 STEM education-related activities. Kaluf will report to Geanie Umberger, associate dean for engagement.

For 12 years, Kaluf was a technology/pre-engineering teacher at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, Indiana. He was also an instructor for Project Lead the Way, a non-profit organization that develops STEM curricula for use in K-12 schools.

Kaluf earned a doctorate in engineering/technology education from Purdue University and master’s degrees from both Olivet Nazarene University and Purdue University.