2015 Program


Wednesday, February 11

8:00-9:00am        Registration & Breakfast

9:00-9:15am        Welcome
                             Katherine Nielsen & Rebecca Smith - UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership
                             Betty Calinger - American Association for the Advancement of Science

9:15-9:45am         The Roles of Scientists in Science Education
                             A Discussion between Bruce Alberts and Shirley Malcom
9:45-10:00am      Break

10:00-10:30am   30 minute break-out sessions

How Teacher Research Internship Experiences Change the Face of Science Teaching [Download slides]
Bonnie Harris - Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers (GIFT), Georgia Tech
Casey Bethel - New Manchester High School, Douglasville, Georgia

Expanding the Reach of Science Education Programs: Strategies for Implementing at New Sites [Download slides]
Tzipor Ulman & Susanna Mlynarczyk-Evans - Science is Elementary

Teacher-Scientist Partnerships Catalyze Change in the Academy  [Download slides]
Eleanor Miele, Wayne Powell, and Jennifer Adams - Brooklyn College/CUNY [Download article Early Explorations] [Download place-based Teacher prep] [Download article School-wide science museum] [Download article Draw a scientist]

A National Model for Retired STEM Professionals Supporting K-12 Education [Download slides]
Christos Zahopoulos & Daniel Sullivan - Center for STEM Education, Northeastern University.

Using Informal Science Experiences to Increase Public Genetic Literacy [Download slides]
Carla Easter & Christina Daulton – National Human Genome Research Institute

10:30-10:45am        Break

10:45-11:45am        60 minute break-out sessions

Working Group: Research Experiences for Teachers
Facilitators: Marty Coon & Steve Triezenberg - Van Andel Education Institute
Bonnie Harris - Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers (GIFT)

What Did They Learn? Using Multimodal Analysis of Student Work to Document STEAM Learning
Janice Dawe, Zachary Meyers & Joan Parker-Webster - University of Alaska Fairbanks
Chris Pastro - Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

From Lab to Classroom: Developing Science Discourse Tools for Teachers [Download slides]
Teresa Barnett & Sasha Stackhouse - Community Resources for Science

Working Group: Retirees in Partnerships [Download slides]
Facilitators: Christos Zahopoulos & Daniel Sullivan - Center for STEM Education, Northeastern University

Preparing Partnership Teams for Success [Download slides] [Download case study] [Download planning sheet] [Download classroom strategies] [Dowload sample teacher survey] [Download sample scientist survey]
Lakisha Witzel, Jean MacCormack, Julia La Manna, Sejal Patel -
UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership

11:45-12:45pm         Lunch   

12:45-1:15pm         30 minute break-out sessions

The Great Diseases: Connecting Science Practice to STEM Career Awareness [Download slides]
Stephanie Tammen & Berri Jacque - Tufts University

West Virginia Clinical Translational Science Institute Links Scientists and Teachers [Download slides]
Sara Hanks, Ann Chester & Summer Kuhn - West Virginia Health Sciences & Technology Academy, West Virginia University

What Does an Engineer Do? Student Conceptual Change from GK12 Participation
Vincent Genareo - Iowa State University’s Research Institute for Studies in Education (RISE)

Leveraging Teacher Research Experiences: Creating and Disseminating Curricular Modules
Houda Darwiche & Julie Bokor - University of Florida Center for Precollegiate Education and Training

Learn, Protect, and Stay: A Model for Linking Formal and Informal Science [Download slides]
James Bader - Case Western Reserve University
Terri Wade - Lyles & Kirsten Mahovlich , Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Denny Taylor - Hiram College

1:15-1:30pm         Break

1:30-2:30pm         60 minute break-out sessions

Careers for Scientists Away from the Bench
Moderator: Ben Koo - UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership
Panelists: Shannon Behrman -  iBiology, Raquel Gomes - College Preparatory School, Hilleary Osheroff - Exploratorium    David Lally - Virginia Tech

Capturing the Impact of the Research Experience
Jennifer Hammond - NOAA Teacher at Sea Program [Download slides]
Janet Warburton & Sarah Bartholow - PolarTREC [Download slides]
Diana L. Payne - Connecticut Sea Grant [Download slides]
John Baek - NOAA Office of Education [Download slides]

Promoting Student Inquiry through Strategic Teacher-Scientist Partnerships [Download slides]
Cheryl A. McLaughlin & Sean Moran - Florida Museum of Natural History
Julie Bokor - University of Florida
Jennifer Broo - Saint Ursula Academy

Working Group: National Alliance for Broader Impacts, A New Collaborative to Improve Broader Impacts [Download slides]
Facilitators: Kevin Niemi - National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kemi Jona - National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI), Northwestern University
Jane Horwitz - University of Pennsylvania

Working group: New Roles for Scientists in Science Education [Download handout]
Facilitators: Elise Zolczynski & Teresa Barnett - Community Resources for Science
Rob Hoffman - Pajaro Valley Unified School District
Max Tarjan & Kristin De Nesnera – University of California, Santa Cruz

2:30-2:45pm         Break

2:45-3:15pm         30 minute break-out sessions

Creating and Sustaining National and Regional Alumni Networks [Download slides]
Jennifer Annetta, Jennifer Hammond & Stacey Klimkosky - NOAA Teacher at Sea Program

A Model for Interscholastic and International High School Research Collaboration [Download slides]
George Wolfe - Loudoun County Academy of Science

A Model For Scientist and Teacher Partnering InSciEd Out
Tyler Koep - University of Minnesota
Rebecca Haehnel - Independent School District 197

Reconstructing a Giant: Teacher-Scientist Collaboration Using 3D Technology [Download slides]
Claudia Grant - Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Robert Hoffman - Pajaro Valley Unified School District

3:30-5:00pm        Poster session and Lesson Expo
6:00-8:00pm        Evening Reception


Thursday, February 12

9:00-9:30am         Where are scientists needed in science education? What roles can they most effectively play?
                              Helen Quinn, Professor Emeritus, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and former Chair NRC Board on Science Education
9:30-9:45am         Break

9:45-11:15am        90 minute break-out sessions

Understanding How People Learn: A Critical Skill for Science Communicators[Download slides]
Dennis Schatz - Pacific Science Center [Download slides Portal to the Public]

Suzanne Gurton - Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) [Download slides Personal Learning] [Download slides Astronomy Ambassadors]
Andrew Fraknoi - Foothill College [Download handout Astronomers in classrooms] [Download handout MOOSE]

Transforming Cookbook Labs into Inquiry Labs [Download slides]
Margaret Shain Stieben - American Physiological Society

Enhancing Teacher-Scientist Partner Understanding of the Systems Nature of STEM Research [Download slides]
Annmarie R. Ward, Matthew Johnson & Leah Bug - Penn State Center for Science and the Schools

Keep your Lesson Plans off the Chopping Block! [Download slides] [Download handout]
Maureen Griffin & Eric Hall - Hoover High School

Examining Tools to Measure Student Perceptions of Scientists: A Critical Look at the Draw-A-Scientist Test (DAST) [Download slides]
Susan Hillman, Henrietta List & Charles Tilburg, University of New England [Download DAST scoring sheet] [Download Survey to extend DAST] [Download Scoring for survey] [Download MATS instrument]

11:15-11:30am        Break    

11:30-12:00pm        30 minute break-out sessions

Developing Relevant STEM Curriculum: IISME’s Education Transfer Plan [Download slides]
Shari Liss - Industry Initiatives for Science and Math Education

Science Immersion for Middle School Students
Nancy Moreno, Barbara Tharp and Beatriz Perez-Sweeney - Baylor College of Medicine
Jyoti Malhan - Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan, Houston Independent School District

Scaling Up from NYC to Upstate NY: The Importance of being Flexible [Download slides]
Kristian Breton - New York Academy of Sciences
Brandon Murphy - SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Preparing Student Scientists: Teaching High School Students to Read the Primary Research Literature [Download slides]  
Catharine Boothroyd - The Masters School
Elizabeth Waters - The Rockefeller University Science Outreach Program

GSTAR: Developing a High School Learning Module through Science Research
Joanna Corby & Loreto Barcos - University of Virginia
Timothy Spuck & Kartik Sheth - National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Jeff Prillaman - Albemarle High School

12:00-1:00pm         Buffet Lunch

1:00-2:00pm        60 minute break-out sessions        

Shared Evaluation: Collaborative Around Research Experiences for Teachers [Download slides]
Shari Liss - Industry Initiatives for Science and Mathematics Education
John Keller - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Changing Students’ Perceptions of Scientists Through Partnership Programs [Download slides]
Kristin Bass - Rockman et al.
Rebecca Smith, UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership (SEP)

Sharing and Brainstorming Ideas for Teacher-Scientist-Engineer Partnerships
Jessica Huang & Mikala Streeter -Stanford Graduate School of Education

Using a Network to Build and Sustain Partnerships [Download slides]
Brenda Britsch & Karen Peterson - National Girls Collaborative Project [Download handout]

Working Group: Partnerships in Rural Communities Form Viable and Meaningful Partnerships
Jan Straley & Ashley Bolwerk - University of Alaska and Sitka Sound Science Center
Summer Kuhn - West Virginia Health Sciences & Technology Academy
2:00-2:15pm         Break

2:15-3:15pm         60 min break-out sessions

Recruiting and Preparing Scientists for Success in K-6 Classrooms [Download slides] [Download handout]
Sasha Stackhouse, Teresa Barnett & Elise Zolczynski  - Community Resources for Science

Working Group: The Future of the Partnership Community
Katherine Nielsen & Rebecca Smith, UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership (SEP)
Dennis Schatz - Pacific Science Center

Working group: Teacher Field Experiences
John Wood - Fountain Valley School District - Talbert Middle School
Regina Brinker - Granada High School

Social Support Techniques for Building Scientist-Teacher Partnerships
Ann Chester, Cathy Morton McSwain, Mary L. McMillion, Sara Hanks & Summer Lee Kuhn
- West Virginia Health Sciences & Technology Academy, West Virginia University

Building Relationships and Trust Between the Local Community and STEM Professionals [Download slides]
Jan Straley - University of Alaska and Sitka Sound Science Center

3:30-4:00pm        Closing Remarks

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Lesson Expo Materials

D - Mission San Jose High School 
F - Truro Central School & NOAA Teacher at Sea Program [Download materials]
G - UC Santa Cruz/SCWIBLES [Walkability page] [Walkability worksheet] [Dive response] [Atomic trends]
H - University of Connecticut [Climate change presentation] [Climate change lessons] [Lesson worksheet]