Curriculum Development and Dissemination Team
The Curriculum Development and Dissemination Team will develop, deliver, and assess innovative, interactive, problem-based curricular materials for grades 3, 6 and 9 that fill current educational gaps in health science education, and that meet Indiana and national academic standards. The team is led by: Dr. Marcia Gentry, Associate Professor of Educational Studies and Director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute in the Purdue University College of Education.Team members include:
- Dr. Sandra Amass, Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and Associate Dean of Engagement, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
- Mr. Thad Blossom, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
- Doctoral students in the College of Education
- Ms. Ann Mennonno, 2nd/3rd Grade Teacher, Center for Inquiry, IPS #2
- Dr. Timothy Ratliff, Director of the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research and Professor of Comparative Pathobiology, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
- Mr. Joe Ruhl, High School Teacher of Honors Biology, Human Genetics, and Science Research, Lafayette Jefferson High School
- Ms. Jenny Veatch, High School Teacher of Biology, Crawfordsville High School
- Ms. Jessica Schneider, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
- Ms. Christine Strattman, 5th and 6th Grade Teacher, Rousseau McClellan IPS School
- Ms. Amy Wackerly, 2nd/3rd Grade Teacher, Center for Inquiry, Indianapolis Public Schools
The project described is supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
NIH . . . Turning Discovery Into Health
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