Outlier Research & Evaluation, CEMSE | University of Chicago
Jeanne Century is director of Outlier Research & Evaluation, CEMSE-University of Chicago. Her research focuses on innovation implementation and sustainability, STEM schools, and computer science education. She served on the Obama-Biden transition team, overseeing STEM education and education research.
At the Forum, I can offer expertise on STEM schools and programs and K-12 computer science education.
At the Forum, I am looking for collaborators for and opportunities to apply and leverage our work.
Leah Clapman combines passions for education and journalism by leading several initiatives at PBS NewsHour, including Student Reporting Labs which provides teacher professional development, local station engagement, a video journalism curriculum, and now a STEM literacy and communications focus.
At the Forum, I can offer an overview of the PBS NewsHour STEM Student Reporting Labs program.
At the Forum, I am looking for partners for STEM literacy and communications research and projects.
California State University, San Bernardino
Tony Coulson is the director of the Cyber Security Center at California State University, San Bernardino. Having a well-earned reputation for not being a "typical" professor he has won numerous awards, grants and accolades for his innovative approaches in education and leadership.
At the Forum, I can offer increasing pipeline for cyber security skills.
At the Forum, I am looking for new curriculum for cyber security initiatives.
Jamestown Community College
Jacqueline Crisman, Ph.D., built research experiences into the Jamestown Community College (JCC) Biotech Program and other effective practices outlined by NSF. As a result, first year JCC Biotech students have consistently shown increases in critical reasoning that exceed students with Bachelor’s degrees.
At the Forum, I can offer a new first semester biology course to improve critical reasoning and performance.
At the Forum, I am looking for innovations to improve student performance in college.
Ethan Danahy is a professor at Tufts University. He researches the design, implementation, and evaluation of different educational technologies ranging from software and hardware to interfaces and environments. He explores how tools enhance creativity, support documentation, and encourage collaboration.
At the Forum, I can offer expertise in educational technologies and their support of learning.
At the Forum, I am looking for ways to enable innovation on behalf of all student populations.
Svetlana Darche, a senior research associate at WestEd, is partnering with the College and Career Academy Support Network at University of California, Berkeley, to implement an NSF ITEST-funded STEM program, embedding Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) into “green career academies” in California. Her primary research interest is in "work-based learning".
At the Forum, I can offer a model for contextualizing a STEM program to support career preparation.
At the Forum, I am looking for connections to others engaging youth in STEM work-based learning.