St. Anthony School Staff Member Bio
High School Science
Ms. Stephanie Betancourt is graduate of St.Monica’s Catholic High School, in California. She has been part of the SAS Ohana, as a Science Teacher for over 10 years. Ms.Betancourt holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biological Science with a minor in Psychology from the University of Southern California (USC) and a Masters Degree in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University. She has taught in elementary classrooms to high school classrooms & she says, “I enjoy making science fun for students and sparking that science interest in them!”. Ms.Betacourt’s students know “Science rocks!” and she loves trying to engage them in science whenever and wherever she can! While Ms.Betancourt has been in education for 14 years, tries to enhance her classroom teaching, by calling on her other work experience which includes working in a research lab at UCLA, and a small aquarium in California . Stephanie lives in Kihei, with her favorite partner in science, Nilla, her golden retriever lab doggie mix. In her spare time, she & Nilla check out the wonders of ocean life at the beach, and hiking where she can in Maui. She shares this love of nature and science with her students, by taking them out of the classroom to see science all over their island. She has even taken some of the students on a 3-day Haleakala trek or 4 day Kahoolawe adventure! She loves being part of the SAS Ohana! Fight On Trojans!