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Sekaquaptewa

Denise Sekaquaptewa

Denise Sekaquaptewa

University of Michigan

Denise Sekaquaptewa is professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan (UM) and associate director of the UM ADVANCE program, a university initiative focused on diversity and excellence among faculty. Her research program in experimental social psychology focuses on stereotyping and implicit bias. .

Rutledge

Stacey Rutledge

Stacey Rutledge

Florida State University

Stacey Rutledge is an Associate Professor in the Educational Leadership and Educational Policy and Evaluation programs in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She has an M.S. degree in Teaching Social Studies from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Chicago. Her research focuses broadly on understanding how the work of administrators, teachers, guidance counselors and students is nested within institutional and policy environments.

Pea

Celestine Pea

Celestine Pea

National Science Foundation

Celestine Pea is a Program Director in the Division of Research on Learning (DRL), Education and Human Resource Directorate, NSF. In DRL, Celestine manages a portfolio of awards that conduct education research in STEM areas regarding learning and learning environments and broadening participation in STEM. Before coming to NSF, Dr. Pea was the Science Coordinator for a statewide reform initiative in Louisiana for four years and a middle school science teacher for East Baton Rouge Parish Schools for 24 years.

King

Karen King

Karen King

National Science Foundation

Karen King is Program Director at the National Science Foundation in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings in the Education and Human Resources Directorate. She most recently served as Director of Research for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the largest professional association of mathematics teachers in the world, serving the US and Canada.

Baylor

Amy Baylor

Amy Baylor

National Science Foundation

Amy Baylor is a Program Director at the National Science Foundation in the area of Cyberlearning (i.e., advanced learning technologies). Formerly, she was a tenured professor of Instructional Systems and Information Technology in the Colleges of Education and Information at Florida State University, and the Founder / Director of the Center for Research of Innovative Technologies for Learning (RITL).

Cherry

Kim	Cherry

Kim Cherry

District of Columbia Public School

Kim Cherry serves as the Deputy Chief of STEM for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) in Washington, DC. She leads the school district in all areas of STEM education. Her team leads a cohort of STEM Master Teachers who are charged with visiting schools and conducting regularly scheduled evaluations on the STEM programs. Previously, she served as director for professional development at the National Science Teachers Association.

Pinkard

Nichole	Pinkard

Nichole Pinkard

DePaul University

Nichole Pinkard is an Associate Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University in Chicago. She is the founder of Digital Youth Network and co-creator of Remix World, a social learning platform that connects youth’s learning opportunities in school, home, and beyond.

Peters Burtons

 Erin Peters Burton

Erin Peters-Burton

George Mason University

Dr. Peters Burtons experience as an engineer and a secondary science teacher for 15 years helps her relate research to practice in science and engineering education. She has won several state and national awards for her work in secondary science education and holds a National Board Certification in Early Adolescent Science. In 2005, Dr. Peters Burton was selected as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow for the NASA where she advised the agency in their development of curriculum for teachers across the United States.

Fusco

Judith Fusco

Judith Fusco

SRI International

Judi Fusco is a research social scientist at SRI International’s Center for Technology in Learning. In her research, she focuses on examining the social and technical supports necessary to support learning in community, and investigating and creating new models for online teacher professional development. From 1997 – 2013, she was director for online community development in one of the first online communities for teachers on the web, Tapped In.