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Middle School Science & Math: Earlene Sorrento



Tr. Earlene Sorrento


University of Maryland M.S. Chemical and Life Sciences, forthcoming

American University, B.S. Chemistry, Organic Chemistry


Teaching Experience:

Girard College,  High School Science

The Hun School, Chemistry Preview Course

Camden County College, Computer Sciences


Additional Experience and Skills:

Organic Chemistry Lab

10+ experience in pharmaceutical industry

Makers Space Lab creator and facilitator 

PUBLICATION:        Preparation and Viscosity of Biodiesel from New and Used Vegetable Oil:

                                An Inquiry-Based Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (as Earlene D. Brown)

                       (Journal of Chemical Education 83.2, 2006:                                               


Brief Bio:

Education has been a life long love of mine as well as children, science, and math! After a brief tenure in a chemistry lab position, I worked in the pharmaceutical industry for ten years. I then taught computer science at the two-year-college level and high school science before joining Haddonfield Friends. My special interests in science are chemistry, kitchen science, forensics, coding, and makerspace projects. In my spare time, I enjoy crafting, going to the movies, and reading cozy mysteries. I love any beach anywhere and traveling but stay-cations with my husband and 2 small children are my favorites!! 




Class News:

Costa Rica field trip trailer

Ronald McDonald House evening of community service trailer