Educational Background

  • B.S. in Elementary Education; M.Ed. in Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

  • Science education
  • Scientific inquiry
  • Self-efficacy
  • Issues in science education
  • Issues in teacher education
  • Early childhood education
  • Literacy education


  • Science as Inquiry
  • Education of Young Children
  • Early Literacy
  • Elementary Student Teacher Supervision
  • Social Foundations of Education

Other Interests

  • University-school collaboration
  • Improving teaching and learning at the university level

Places I've Been

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