Service Presentation and Activities
Gender issues in your classroom, fact, fiction or heresy? Project 21 (Delaware’s NSF-SSI), Professional Development Institute, Dover, DE, June, 1995.
Materials and their properties. Project 21 (Delaware’s NSF-SSI), Professional Development Institute, Dover, DE, June, 1994.
Computers, technology and equity. Maine Science Teacher’s Association Annual Conference, Brunswick, ME, October, 1991.
Writing poetry and writing science. Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, March, 1990.
Gender issues in elementary science education. University of Delaware, College of Education, Newark, DE, November, 1993.
Teaching science methods at UM. Problem Solving in Science and Math (PRISM) Conference, Rockport, ME, May, 1992.
Critiquing the science curriculum for equity. Problem Solving in Science and Math (PRISM) Conference, Rockport, ME, May, 1992.
Gender issues in science education. Leon County School District, Tallahassee, FL, May, 1992.
Gender issues in assessment. Bangor High School, April, 1992.
Current concerns in science education. Chemistry Department Seminar, University of Maine, Orono, ME, December, 1991.
Gender differences on the science test of the Maine educational assessment (MEA). Women in the Curriculum Luncheon Series, Orono, ME, November, 1991.
Gender issues in science and math. Women in the Curriculum Luncheon Series, Orono, ME, February, 1991.
Gender issues in science and math. Problem Solving in Science and Math (PRISM) Conference, Rockport, ME, December, 1990.
Lennard Middle School. Women in chemistry- an historical perspective. Old Town, ME, October, 1990.
Consultant Evaluation and Assessment Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2003-present.
Visiting Professor, Center for Women, Science & Technology, The College of St. Catherine, Key research inSMET gender issues. St Paul, MN,2006- 2007.
Consultant, University of Florida, School of Teaching & Learning, Gender issues in SMET, Gainesville, FL,2006.
Consultant Project Discovery, (Ohio’s Statewide Systemic Initiative), funded by National Science Foundation, 1994-2000.
Research Perspectives & Presenter, Ministry of Education, Japan, Culture, Language, and Gender-Sensitive Science Education Project (CLAG) Kobe University, Higashi-Hirsohima, Japan, October, 2001. provided expertise on research.
Research Perspectives & Presenter, Ministry of Education, Japan, Culture, Language, and Gender-Sensitive Science Education Project (CLAG) Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, September, 2000.
Participant, National Research Foundation: South Africa and National Science Foundation, Weaving together the strands of systemic reform: Professional development, assessment and research, Pretoria, South Africa, October 27-29, 1999.
Evaluator, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, Microinequity Professional Development Project, funded by National Science Foundation, July 2010.
Evaluator, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering (AAFAWCE), funded by National Science Foundation, ADVANCE, June 2009-2012.
Evaluator, ENGAGE Engaging students in engineering through instruction and mentoring, funded by National Science Foundation, ADVANCE, June 2009-2014.
Evaluation Director, University of Pennsylvania Science Teachers Institute: Preparation and retention of highly qualified science teachers through content intensive programs, funded by National Science Foundation, Mathematics & Science Partnership, September 2007-July 2010.
Evaluation Director, CASPiE (Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education) by National Science Foundation, Curriculum, Content and Laboratory Instructions, September 2007-December 2010.
Evaluator, University of Pennsylvania Science Teachers Institute: Preparation and retention of highly qualified science teachers through content intensive programs, funded by National Science Foundation, Mathematics & Science Partnership, September 2004- August 2009.
Evaluator, COACH- Committee on the Advancement of Women Chemists. University of Oregon, 2000-2004.
Evaluator, American Physiological Society, Expanding Frontiers: Integrating Inquiry, Equity, and Technology Project. 1999-2001.
Evaluator, Consortium for Policy Research in Education, University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2002.
Evaluator, Sisters in Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-2000.
Evaluator, Miami University, Physics Department, Evaluation of equity in the undergraduate physics program, December 1993.
School Districts & Organizations
Consultant, United Federation of Teachers, Teacher Center-New York, Teaching strategies for urban students. New York, NY,2006.
Consultant, Delaware State Department of Education, Alignment of state recommended high school science curriculum with state-standards, Dover, DE,2004-2007.
Consultant, Kamehameha School District, Evaluation of the Implementation of Physics First Curriculum, Hawaii. January, 2004-2005.
Consultant & Workshop Presenter for Camden County Technical Schools, Reflective practice for science teachers, Gloucester, 2004-2005.
Workshop Presenter for Pinellas County School District, Gender equity in science, Largo, FL, 1997.
Consultant & Workshop Presenter for Cincinnati Public Schools, Gender equity in elementary school science, Cincinnati, OH, December, 1994.
Consultant & Presenter for the Teacher Education Equity Project’s Summer Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, August 1994.
Evaluator for Caribou School District, Caribou ME, Evaluation high school science program, 1993.
Evaluator for North Valley Vocational Center, Grafton, ND. Developed survey instruments and evaluated equity project. 1991.
Evaluator, Project Link, Intermediate District 287, Hennepin Technical College, Plymouth, MN. Developed survey instruments and evaluated equity project aimed at encouraging girls to participate in science and mathematics, 1990.
Evaluator, Girls Clubs of America, Operation Smart in Rural Communities, Rapid City, SD. Developed the networking component for rural equity project, 1990.
Evaluator, Committee on the Status of Women in Microbiology. Analyzed annual survey results, provided data for poster presentation at national meeting, May 1990.
Evaluator, The Science Connection, Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX. Evaluated sixth-grade science curriculum materials, 1989.
Participant, Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative, APLGU, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2010.
Participant, Preparation of High School Science Teachers, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, Wingspread Conference Center, WI, September, 2006.
Presenter, Urban Educators Forum: Leadership for Equity: Creating Opportunities for Excellence, United Federation of Teachers, Teacher Center-New York, New York, NY, June, 2006.
Presenter, Why the difference? Conference, Center for Women, Science & Technology, The College of St. Catherine St Paul, MN, June, 2006.
Presenter, Gordon Research Conference in Chemical Education, New London, CT, July, 2005.
Participant, Henry & Clare Booth Luce Foundation, Nurturing the Next Generation Research on Gender and Science and Engineering, New York, May, 2004.
Participant, “Reciprocal Science Success,” Towson State University, Towson, MD, 1997.
Presenter, National Science Foundation, Women & Science: Celebrating Achievements & Charting Challenges, Washington DC, December, 1995.
Presenter, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Furthering Teacher Education Reform, Project 2061/Higher Education Meeting, Columbia, MD, August, 1995.
Participant, Gordon Research Conference in Chemical Education, Ventura, CA, January, 1995.
Participant, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Blueprint for Teacher Education, Project 2061/Higher Education Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, October 19-21, 1994.
Graduate Student Participant, Women in Science and Engineering Conference, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1987.
Graduate Student Participant, Fourth International Girls and Science and Technology (GASAT) Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, 1987.
Editorial Board Member Research in Science Education. 2005-2011.
Editorial Board Member Cultural Studies of Science Education. 2005-2011.
Contribution Editor. Cultural Studies of Science Education BLOG, 2006-2008.
Board Member, Teaching and learning science: A handbook. Praeger Publishing. (Editor Kenneth Tobin), 2005-2006.
Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer
Research in Science Education, 2006-2008.
International Journal of Mathematics & Science Education, 2007.
Mind, Culture & Activity, 2006, 2007.
International Journal of Science Education, 1992.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1993, 2000-2002, 2004-2007.
Journal of Learning Environments Research, 2000.
Gender and Society, 1994-2002.
Science Education, 2001-2002.
Program proposals for the National Association of Research in Science Teaching’s Annual Meetings, 1993-1997.
National Science Foundation, Proposal Reviewer, 2002-2010.
CTB/McGraw Hill Reviewer of K-12 Science Examination Materials for science content and equity bias, 1995.
Invited reviewer for the National Research Council’s Committee on Undergraduate Science Education (CUSE) Report, Science Teaching Reconsidered, 1996.
Multi-media materials for undergraduate chemistry courses. John Wiley & Company, March 1994.
Science Methods Textbook for Allyn & Bacon Publishing Company, March & December 1993.
University of Delaware’s representative to Project Kaleidoscope: Faculty for the 21st Century, 1996-2000.
Fellow, The Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education, University of Delaware, 1997.
National Science Foundation
University Council of Teacher Education-Honors Day Committee 2004
Commission on the Status of Women 1994
University Council of Teacher Education 1999-2000
Advisory Board, Mathematics/Science Education Resource Center 1996-1997
– University of Delaware’s Taskforce on Mathematics and Science Education 1994-1995
– Taskforce on Science Education at the University of Delaware 1995
School of Education
- Search Committee on Science Education 1994
– Taskforce on Clinical Studies 1999-2000
College of Arts & Sciences
- Search Committee for Dean 2009-2010
- Secondary Education Committee 2009-2010
- Chair of Search Committee, Science Education, Student Teaching Specialist 2006
- Judge, GEIS Student Research on Women Conference........... 2000-2006
– Promotion and Tenure........... 1999-2001
– Coordinator for Teacher Education 1999-2000
– Interdisciplinary Studies Advisory Council 1999-2000
– Women’s Studies Advisory Board 1994, 1998-1999
– Search Committee, Mathematics Education (Department of Mathematics) 1995, 1996
– Biology Education (Department of Biological Sciences) 1996, 1997, 2004, 2005
– Chair, Science Education Advisory Committee........... 1993-2005
– Secondary Education Committee........... 1993-2005
– Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum Committee 1994, 1995, 1998-2001
– Taskforce on Chemistry Curricular Reform 1995
– Inorganic Search Committee 1994, 1995, 1997
– New Student’s Orientation 1994
Member of Delaware’s Department of Education, Chemistry Curriculum Committee 2002-2007
Member of Delaware’s Department of Education, State Science Standards Committee 2003-2007
Member, New Castle County Vocational Technical School District,
Science Curriculum Committee 2005
Instructor, Delaware’s Department of Education, Foundations of Chemistry, 9th Grade 2004-2006
Member of Delaware’s Department of Education, Higher Education Committee 1997-2000
Member of Science of Inquiry Van
– Planning Committee 1995-1997
– Steering Committee 1997-2000
Member of State Science Frameworks Commission 1994-1995
Member of State’s Science Advisory Council 1994-1999
Board Member of the Delaware Association of Biology Teachers 1994-1996
Member of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) 1994-1995
Member of QUEST (Quality and Excellence in Science Teaching) Committee. 1994-2000
Member of State’s Math/Science Steering Committee 1994-1995
Board Member of The Science Alliance 1994-1995
Committee on Research in Science Education,
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)........... 2009-2012
Co-Convenor Fourth Springer Forum Conference at Drexel University
for Cultural Studies of Science Education........... 2010
Co-Convenor Third Springer Forum Conference for Cultural Studies of Science Education 2009
Distinguished Contributions to Research Award
National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2008-2010
Ad Hoc Committee on the History and Future of Equity Issues in
National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 2007-2009
Editorial Board Member Research in Science Education. 2007-2009
Juror, Maria Mitchell Association – Women in Science Award 2007
Editorial Board Member Cultural Studies of Science Education. 2005-2008
Member of the National Advisory Board for CASPIE
(Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education)........... 2004-2006
Invited Participant, American Chemical Society’s Committee Chemistry Content for
NSTA/NCATE Standards........... 2002
Judge, National Science Olympiad........... 2002
Member of the Election Committee for American Association for the Advancement
of Science (AAAS) Section on Education (Q)........... 2002-2006
Member of the Steering Committee for American Association for the Advancement
of Science (AAAS) Section on Education (Q)........... 2002-2006
Member of the National Advisory Board for the University of Pennsylvania’s
Master of Chemistry Education (MCE) Program ..... 2000-2002
Invited International Researcher on International Joint Research on Culture, Language
and Gender Sensitive Science Teacher Education Program,
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University..... 2000-2002
Executive Board Member of National Association of Research in Science Teaching
Chair of NARST’s Outstanding Paper Awards Committee 1999-2002
Member of NARST’s
– Program Proposal Review 2006
– Program Committee 1993-1996, 1999-2000
– Undergraduate Science Education Ad Hoc Committee ….1998-2001
– Committee on Equity Issues in Science 1995
– Policy Committee ….1993-1994
Member of the National Advisory Board for American Physiological Society’s
Expanding Frontiers: Integrating Inquiry, Equity, and Technology Project........... 1996-2000
Member of the National Advisory Council for InGEAR
(Integrating Gender Equity and Reform)........... 1996-1997
Member of Chemical Heritage Foundation. Educational Advisory Committee
on National Outreach........... 1997
Co-Chairperson of NARST’s Ad Hoc Committee on Equity Issues in Science 1993-1994
Member of the National Advisory Board for Teacher Education Equity Project 1993-1995
Member of the National Advisory Board for American Association for the Advancement
of Science (AAAS) Girls and Science: Link Up with the Future........... 1994-1995
National Science Foundation
Centers for Learning and Teaching- Evaluation 2000-2001
Centers for Learning and Teaching Coordinating Council 2000-2001
Future Priorities for the Instructional Materials Development Program 2000-2001
Evaluation Committee for ESIE 2000-2001
ESIE representative to Information Technology Research/ People and Social Groups
Interacting with Computers and Infrastructure ........... 2000-2001
Member of the National Advisory Board for Summit on Science 1999-2000