University and Community Service

Examples of University and Community Service Cited During Last Five Years

Community Service:
Project team member of the Title IIB Math and Science Partnership (MSP) between the Northwest Regional Educational Service District (NWRESD), the Hillsboro School District, Pacific University, and Linfield College.
Members and leaders of governing boards (Springfield Education Foundation, Educators of Color Job Fair, Berglund Center, Boards of Education including alternative and charter schools, etc.)
Facilitate community service learning projects for undergraduate and graduate students.
Serve as authors and consultants for textbook publishers (Prentice Hall, Pearson Scott Foresman)
Actively participate in and serve in leadership capacity for professional organizations (OSTA, ISTE, OCTM, IRA, AERA, ASTE, NARST, etc.)
Oregon Science Educator of the Year by the Oregon Science Teachers Association
Member of Oregon Advisory Council for Special Education
Member of Oregon Higher Education Council for Special Education
Commissioner, Oregon Teachers Standards and Practices Commission
Reviewer: American Educational Research Journal, Review of Educational Research, Cognition & Instruction, Journal of Curriculum Studies, North American Case Research Journal, History of Education Society,
Committee Member. (2003-present): Hillsboro for All/ Community Relations
Reviewer: The Ecology of School Leadership for Prentice-Hall Publishers, May 2002.
Presentation: Cultural Competence workshop
Invited participant to help design strategies for culturally competent care for programs funded by The Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs (DSCSHN)
Grant Proposal Review Panelist, HHS/HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Steering Committee Member, Oregon Salmon Watch
Committee Member. (2003-present): Hillsboro for All/ Community Relations
Volunteer Consultant. (2001-present). AmeriCorps
Volunteer Consultant. (2000-present). Create Alternative HS
Member, Oregon Independent Colleges Association Deans and Directors
Invited Panel Presentation at the Mental Health and Addiction Forum
Presentation to Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon Annual Conference
State of Oregon Mental Health Workforce Development Taskforce
Reading First Teacher Education Network (RFTEN) project site reports panel reviewer
State of Oregon Mental Health Workforce Development Taskforce
Board Member, Educacion y Justicia Para la Raza
Member, McKenzie and Willamette Confluence Task Force
Board Member, Chehalem Youth and Family Services
Served as principal reviewer for development of an on-line Science Methods course
Served on a Review Panel for NSF grant proposals for the Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC) program,
Participated in formal review of PASS (Proficiency-based Admissions System) websites; PCC Sylvania campus, 4/18/03.
Reviewed text for Wiley/Jossey-Bass Education Publishers: Today’s Mathematics by Heddens & Speer. (3/03).
Reviewed “Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives” video/on-line curriculum units: Annenberg/CPB in cooperation with OPB. (1/03).
Reviewed No Child Left Behind grant proposals for federal funding through the Oregon University System. (11/02)
Reviewed Earth Science with Calculators (text released in 2002), software and hardware package distributed by Vernier Software Corporation (9/02).
Reviewed applications for OCEPT Scholars Program (especially those from underrepresented groups)
Reviewed Anchor Papers for Training: The Scientific Inquiry Scoring Guide for the Oregon Department of Education, 4/02.
Reviewed Strand Maps for American Academy for Advancement of Science/Project 2061 Atlas for Science Literacy, 2000.
Education Advisory Board Member, The Science Factory Children’s Museum, Eugene, Oregon,, 2005-present.
Webmaster & Media Advisor, Friends of Kenya Schools and Wildlife,, 2004-present.
Education and Learning Editor, Interface: The Journal of Education, Community, and Values., 2002-present.
Board Member, Berglund Center for Internet Studies, Pacific University, 2001-present.
Associate Editor, International Conference on Children’s Rights and Education Conference Proceedings, 2005, 2006.
Grand Awards Judge, Intel International High School Science and Engineering Fair, 2004.
Selected by the Center for Advancement of Science Education (CASE) Project at University of Southern California as a member of the National Advisory Board
Reviewer of Grant Proposals, Oregon Technology in Education Network
Hewlett Fellowship. Fellowship for a project leading to the development of a transdisciplinary model of teacher education.
Hewlett Fellowship. Coordinator of project designed to develop a constructivist multidisciplinary seminar based in an early childhood classroom
University Service:
Serve on University Committees (University Council, University Personnel Committee, Honors and Award Committee, Governance, Curriculum, etc.)
Serve on College of Education Committees (Personnel, Faculty Development, Diversity, Curriculum, Admissions, NCATE Steering Committee, and other ad hoc committees)
Collaborate with College of Optometry; provide workshops on assessment; coordinate MEd/VFL program.
Provide professional development workshops for the faculty of the Colleges of Health Professions, especially Schools of Physical Therapy, Pharmacy and Professional Psychology.
Provide presentations at University Fall Retreats for entire faculty.
Consult with departments across the University (Biology, Exercise Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, World Languages, Humanities, etc.) in the development of grant proposals and other projects.
Serve as guest lecturer and/or co-instructor in a variety of courses (in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physics, Mathematics, etc.).
Election to Pacific University Board of Trustees as faculty board member.