2017 Professional Learning Institute

Page Keeley

Page Keeley specializes in linking assessment and instruction. She is a prolific author of several award-winning books on uncovering students' thinking and works with school districts, universities, and organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally to build capacity for formative assessment and teaching science for conceptual understanding. She was the Science Program Director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance for 16 years and a principal investigator of 3 NSF-funded projects, including Curriculum Topic Study. In recognition of her leadership work, she received the Susan Loucks-Horsley Award for Leadership in Science and Mathematics Education from Learning Forward (2009) and the Outstanding Leadership in Science Education Award from NSELA (2013). Prior to leaving the classroom in 1996, Page taught middle school and high school science for 14 years. She is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Secondary Science Teaching (1992) and the Milken National Educator Award (1993). Page is a Fellow of the National Academy for Science and Mathematics Education and is a Past President of the National Science Teachers Association.

Joyce Tugel

Joyce Tugel provides project support for the design of Curriculum Topic Study (CTS) professional development tools and conducts professional development for the CTS project. She is currently a science project Director for the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) and works primarily in the areas of leadership and science professional development. Joyce manages the NSF-funded NSDL Project PRISMS—Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle Schools and is the New Hampshire and Vermont mentor coordinator for the NSF-funded Northern New England Co-Mentoring Network (NNECN). She is a Fellow of the third cohort group of the National Academy for Science and Mathematics Education Leadership. Prior to coming to the MMSA, Joyce was a science professional development specialist at the TERC Regional Alliance for five years. During her ten years as a high school chemistry and physical science teacher, Joyce earned the Milken Foundation National Educator Award, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, and the New England Institute of Chemists Secondary Teaching Award.

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