University of Toledo
Beth Schlemper, associate professor of Geography at the University of Toledo, is the principal investigator (PI) of a NSF ITEST grant to advance geospatial technologies and STEM careers for students in grades 9-12. Previously, she was a co-PI of a NSF project designed to improve geography graduate education for STEM careers.
At the Forum, I can offer a presentation on the first year of our NSF ITEST project, "Advancing Geospatial Thinking and Technologies in Grades 9-12."
At the Forum, I am looking to learn how other projects relate to our efforts to advance STEM learning.
Michigan State University
Barbara Schneider is a professor at Michigan State University and principal investigator of the College Ambition Program that examines how to promote a STEM college-culture and college enrollment in STEM majors in 15 disadvantaged high schools. She also directs an international study to test how to increase science engagement and learning.
At the Forum, I can offer results of project-based learning on science engagement.
At the Forum, I am looking for sharing our technology to enhance science teacher learning.
University of Michigan
Cyberenabled, Collaborative Learning Environments: Rethinking Time and Space for STEM Teaching and Learning
Denise Sekaquaptewa is professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan (UM) and associate director of the UM ADVANCE program, a university initiative focused on diversity and excellence among faculty. Her research program in experimental social psychology focuses on stereotyping and implicit bias.
At the Forum, I can offer insights and evidence on stereotypic behaviors in STEM settings.
At the Forum, I am looking for opportunities to learn about broadening participation in STEM.
Hinds Community College, Utica Campus
Mitchell M. Shears is the academic dean and project director for the HBCU-UP Implementation Grant at Hinds Community College, Utica Campus. He has 13 years of service to K-12 education in Mississippi's only urban school district as a teacher, principal and central office administrator.
At the Forum, I can offer information about community college STEM program offerings.
At the Forum, I am looking for innovative and transformative ways to continue to receive STEM funding.
University of Pittsburgh
Larry Shuman is a senior associate dean and distinguished service professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. His research is on improving the engineering educational experience and emphasizing learning and problem solving abilities. A current project addresses the effectiveness of international experiences.
At the Forum, I can offer effectiveness of international engineering education experiences.
At the Forum, I am looking for finding people interested in improving undergraduate engineering education.
Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center, Tennessee Tech University
Ambareen Siraj is an associate professor and director of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center at Tennessee Tech University. She is the lead of several NSF security education and workforce development projects.
At the Forum, I can offer information about resources to integrate cybersecurity into Computer Science education.
At the Forum, I am looking for strategies and partnerships to integrate cybersecurity into Computer Science education.