2018 Professional Learning Institute

Page Keeley

Page Keeley specializes in linking assessment and instruction. She is a prolific author of 20 books, including several award-winning books on science formative assessment. She works with school districts 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 three NSF-funded projects, including Curriculum Topic Study. In recognition of her leadership work in science education, she received the Susan Loucks-Horsley Award from Learning Forward in 2009 and the Outstanding Leadership in Science Education Award from NSELA in 2013. During her teaching career, she received 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 is a K–12 STEM Education Specialist at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance. Her work in Maine and nationally focuses on teacher leadership, science curriculum, instruction and formative assessment, STEM integration, and implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards. Joyce is a co-author of Science Curriculum Topic Study-Second Edition and has used CTS to help project-based learning initiatives focus on standards and research. During her high school teaching career, she received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Secondary Science Teaching, the Milken Foundation National Distinguished Educator Award, and the New England Institute of Chemists Secondary Teaching Award. She is a Fellow of the National Academy for Science and Mathematics Education Leadership and has served on the National Science Teachers Association and the National Science Education Leadership Association Board of Directors.

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