Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer: Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER). 2018 to present.
  • Reviewer: Advances in Engineering Education.  2018 to present.
  • Making and Learning Institute at Marymount Webinar Coordinator.  2017 to present.  YouTube | SoundCloud
  • OESIS Network Leader, Fall 2017.
  • Apple Teacher, 2017.
  • Global Girls Inspiration Network facilitator: STEAM and Project-Based Learning.  One Schoolhouse and National Coalition of Girls’ Schools, 2016.
  • Apple Distinguished Educator.  Class of 2013, Class of 2015.
  • NSTA Committee on Professional Development.  2013 to 2015.
  • NSELA Professional Development Committee. 2011 to 2014.
  • Faculty Advisor, TERC Summer Course: Using GIS in the Classroom.  Summer 2011.
  • NSELA Webinar Coordinator. 2011 to 2012.
  • NCGS/Harpeth Hall STEM Consortium Advisory Council Member. 2010 to present.
  • NSTA Committee on High School Teaching. 2010 to 2013.
  • NSTA The Science Teacher Advisory Board, Chair. 2009-2010.
  • NSELA Treasurer. 2011 to 2012.
  • NSELA Region B Director. 2008 to 2010.
  • NAIS Aspiring Heads Fellowship. 2006 to 2007.
  • NCGS Best Practices in STEM Project, Science Education Coordinator. 2006 to 2008.

Professional Development

  • Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Teachers’ Conference. 2002, 2006 to present.
  • Apple Academy, Professional Development Program for Administrators.  Summer 2011.
  • American Meteorological Society Climate Studies Courses.  Spring 2011.
  • Online School for Girls Courses: Flipped Classroom, Blended Learning I and II. 2010 to 2011.
  • Eyes in the Sky II: NASA/TERC Professional Development Program in Geospatial Information Systems.  Summer 2010.
  • NAIS Teacher of the Future Program.  2009 to 2010.
  • Toyota International Teacher Program. Japan.  Summer 2005.
  • ASSET/NASA Workshop on Astrobiology.  Summer 2004.
  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Plasma Camp.  Summer 2003.
  • NASA/NEWMAST, NASA Educational Workshops for Math, Science and Technology Teachers.  Summer 1996.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Science Teachers Association
  • International Society of Technology Education
  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • National Science Education Leadership Association
  • STEMTeachersNYC

Awards

  • NSTA/Vernier Technology Award for Innovative Use of Data Collection Technology. 2009.
  • AAAS/Subaru Essay Writing in Science Competition. 2007.
  • AAAS/Subaru Lesson Plan Writing in Science Competition. 2006.
  • NSTA/Ohaus Award for Innovations in Science Teaching. 1994.
  • Manhattan College Award for  Excellence in Science Teaching. 1992.