Deb's Work


Deb works across the spaces of educational equity, science education and teacher education (see Deb's Vita). Visit some of her current and past work sites and colleagues at:

Recent Presentation Links
2018 NSTA National - Improving 3-D Learning in Your Classroom: Building Assessment Tasks That Work
2018 NSTA National - CSSS-Sponsored Session: Leadership in Science Education: Addressing Equity and Access
2018 NSTA National - Designing and Using Equitable 3-D Formative Assessments to Support Meaningful NGSS Investigations
2017 NISE in IL - Workshop entitled Equitable 3D Formative Assessment

Equity in Education
Spatial Equity and Education - a collaborative effort for work on spatial methodologies to examine equity in relation to education.
Science and Equity Blog - thoughts I have and write about when there is time.
Equity and Ethics Committee Member for the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Equity Committee Member for the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS).

Climate Science Education
WA ClimeTime Initiative - k-12 with community based organizations work on climate science literacy - website under development
Learn More About Climate - educational outreach from the University of Colorado Boulder on climate science.
NCAR Climate Interactive Facilitation - role playing game work on policy decisions around climate science decisions.

Educational Research and Teacher Education
Research Associate at the Institute of Science and Math Education at the University of Washington
Science teacher-researcher at Broomfield Heights Middle School.
Consultant with TREE Educational Services - outreach and professional development work with BVSD, NASA, and TFA.
Instructional Designer and Lead Teacher Educator for Science Team in TFA work with Dr. Morva McDonald - science teacher professional development.
Research Assistant with Dr. Erin Furtak - science teacher professional development in formative assessment.
Researcher and Co-Instructor with Critical Civic Inquiry course at the University of Colorado Denver with Dr. Ben Kirshner and Dr. Shelley Zion - teacher education centered on equitable education opportunities.
Research Assistant with Dr. Enrique Lopez - Latino experiences in undergraduate chemistry.
Instructor for CUTeach at the University of Colorado Boulder - various courses in the teacher education program and the continuing education program in science teacher education and climate science education.