HONORS & SERVICE

AWARDS

  • 2014: Invitee to the White House for the 20th #WhiteHouseSocial, one of 20 educators nationally.
  • 2014:  Cultural Studies of Science Education (CSSE) Best Manuscript of the year for 2013.
  • 2010:  ASTE Award V: Implications of Research for Educational Practice, Best Manuscript for “Exploring multiple outcomes: Using cogenerative dialogues and coteaching in a middle school science classroom.” Association for Science Teacher Education.
  • 2009:  Ethics & Equity Scholar, National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
  • 2006-2011:  Chancellor Fellow, The Graduate Center (CUNY), New York, NY.
With Second Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden.

With Second Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden.

Receiving the ASTE Best Manuscript V Award in 2010.

Receiving the ASTE Best Manuscript V Award in 2010.

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#WhiteHouseSocial May, 2014.

SERVICE

  • 2014: Invited Board Member- Dr. Percy Julian Charter School application.
  • 2012-2014:  Middle States Accreditation Planning Team Member, at York Preparatory. Member of a team of 15 leading a self-study for accreditation in 2013. Team leader of Standard 6: School Climate & Organization.
  • 2012-2013:  Curriculum Planning Team member, ICFU (Inner City Foundation of NY, Inc.) charter school application.
  • 2008:  Co-Coordinator, Urban Science Education Research  Seminar (USER-S) at The Graduate Center (CUNY), New York, NY. Coordinated the second in a series of small conferences centered around sharing science education research methodologies grounded in sociocultural theory and geared toward improving science education.
  • 2008:  Assessor, National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
  • 1998-2000:  President & Vice President, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Cornell University
  • 1998: Society of Women Engineers Diversity Chair