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Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

About

Professor of Biology

Coordinator of Secondary Science Education

Director, Regional Science Fair and Statewide Science Olympiad Competition

Biology Department

University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK

July 2005 - current

Education

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, B.S. Zoology, 1983

University of California, Riverside, CA, M.A. 1990

University of California, Riverside, CA, Ph.D. 1997

Classes Taught

BIO 1225: Diversity

BIO 4812/5812: Teaching and Learning in the Science Classroom

BIO 4853/5853: General Methods of Teaching Science

Professional and Community Involvement

National Involvement

National Science Teachers Association

College Division Director, 2016-2019

NSTA Presidential Chain, 2019-2021

National Science Education Leadership Association

District D Director, 2005-2008

Presiden, 2012-2013

State and Local Science Involvement

Oklahoma Excellence for Science Education 

Central Oklahoma STEM Alliance

Honors

Sigma Xi Researcher of the Year (UCO Chapter) 2018

Experience

Professional and Teaching Experience

Director, Center for Math/Science Education, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, 2002-2005

Chief Consultant, Teacher Education Section

Director, Center for Math/Science Education, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 2002-2005

Chief Consultant, Teacher Education Section, Division of Human Resource Management, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2001-2002

Educational Consultant, Teacher Education Section, Division of Human Resource Management, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2000-2001

ScienceTeacher, Guilford County School System, Greensboro, North Carolina. 1995-1999

Supervisor of Student Teachers, Comprehensive Teacher Education Institute, University of California, Riverside, CA, 1994-1995

Supervisor of Student Teachers, Science Education Dept., California State University, Fullerton CA,1993

Lecturer, School of Natural Science, Biology Dept., California State University, Fullerton, CA,1990-1992

ScienceTeacher, Pomona Unified Schools, Pomona, CA 1985-1991

Science Teacher, Moore Public Schools, Moore, OK, 1983-1985

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