We support education leaders and both practicing and aspiring educators to build capacity that improves teaching and learning in an engaging format, as indicated by the partnerships and collaborations established. I have worked with many clients on a variety of projects throughout my career. In every project, I carefully guided my clients to overcome their challenges and build effective, long-lasting strategies. Check out the collaborations below to find out more.
Smithsonian Science Education Center
Provided mentorship to both state and district teams at the Smithsonian Science Education Center’s 2021 and 2022 STEM Education Summit: Building a Coalition for Attracting and Retaining a Diverse STEM Teaching Workforce. The goal for all the work comprising this Initiative is to diversify the STEM teaching workforce and improve leadership opportunities for diverse STEM teachers through district systems change.
University of South Carolina and
Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ)
Developed micro-credentials for use as competency-based assessments of professional learning. The micro-credentials focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as well as science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) as a way to personalize professional learning and leverage educators' expertise.
Collaborated with the client as a professional learning opportunity provider and partner in establishing culturally-sustaining teacher tours featuring local community partnerships.
Provided course and content development for the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning academic program to engage learners in an authentic virtual learning experience. The courses were designed in alignment with the instructional goals and student learning outcomes of the graduate program and its courses. Additionally, each course was designed to provide engaging and culturally responsive virtual learning enactments that assess students’ competence.
Serving as a Co-Principal Investigator (external evaluator) for the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) program in the Division of Undergraduate Education. We support the IUSE project by:
Effectively measuring student success,
Conducting data analysis and interpretation, and
Drafting and disseminating project results
Our services include conducting educational research to investigate the impact of the course-based research experiences on student participants, comparing student outcomes with control sections of the courses, and identifying the elements of the experience that had the most impact.
Delaware State University
Carolina Collaborative for Alternative Pathways
Providing talent recruitment services to create a high-quality alternative pathway into teaching that marries the expertise of local teachers, schools, and districts with non-profits, data collection partners, and institutions of higher education. Specifically, providing the following services:
Developing the Strategic Recruitment Plan
Constructing and maintaining the marketing and recruitment budget
Identifying and sourcing talent from various sources