Professional and Community Service

National

Fairmont University Advisory Board for the Digital Media, New Literacies and Media Program - 2014- Present

Microsoft Teacher Education Initiative Advisory Board - Fall 2011 - 2014
Advisory board to develop and advise in the implementation of the Teacher Education Initiative.

AERA - Division K - Co-Chair Section 1 Program for the 2016 AERA International Conference - Washington DC.

AERA - Division K - Co-Chair Section 1 Program for the 2015 AERA International Conference - Chicago, IL

AERA - DIvision K - Co-Chair Section 1 Program for the 2014 AERA International Conference - Philadelphia, Pa.

AERA - Division C - Chair - Graduate Student Awards Committee 2011-2012 - 
Selection of outstanding Graduate Student Paper at AERA in Division C - Vancouver, BC.

AERA - Division C - Vice-Chair - Graduate Student Awards Committee
Awards Committee - 2010- 2011 - Selection of outstanding Graduate Student Paper at AERA in Division C - New Orleans, LA.

National Association for Research in Science Teaching Awards Committee - 2010 - 2013 - Dissertation Awards - Selection of the outstanding dissertation.

National Science Foundation - Washington, D.C. - Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMS Program)
August 2009 - Review Panel for the selection of the secondary (7-12) science teacher award recipients.
August 2010 - Review Panel for the selection of the elementary (K-6) science teacher award recipients.

Marianist Educational Consortium (MEC) Advisory  Committee - Science and Math - 2010-1011.

Advisory Board, Chaminade Julienne High School STEM Initiative - 2008- 2012


UNC - CH - University

Technology Panel - UNC Board of Trustees Meeting - January 2013

Learn NC Advisory Board - April 2011 - 2014

CHAT (Collaborations: Humanities, Arts and Technology) - February 16-20, 2010
Participated in K-12 Teacher Translational Sessions - Round table discussions about ways in which classroom teachers could implement and apply some of the technologies that they were experiencing at the CHAT festival.

FEMMES - Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering and Science - November 2009, 2010, and 2011
Presented a hands-on inquiry workshop on engineering design, bridges, and LEGO Robotics for girls from around the Triangle area in grades 4, 5 and 6.


UNC - CH School of Education School Wide Committees

Faculty Executive Council - 2011- Spring 2014
Served as the Assistant Professor Representative to the council.

Technology Advisory Committee - 2012 - present

School Advisory Committee - Fall 2010 - 2011

Thomas James Chair Search Committee - Fall/Spring 2011-2012

Curriculum and Instruction Re-visioning Committee - 2009-2010

Curriculum and Instruction Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee 2011- Present

Elementary Education Re-visioning Committee - 2008 -  2011
Served as a representative for Elementary Education on committee to revise current program.

M.Ed. Re-Visioning Committee - 2009 - present

M.Ed. / North Carolina Outward Bound Collaboration Project Committee - 2010 



Local Service

Haw River Elementary School - 2009 - 2010
Provided professional development in science content for teachers.

Carolina Friends School - May 2010
Provided a hands-on workshop on SAM and Scratch Animation to Carolina Friends School Middle School Students.

Service