Grants and awards
2013-2015 NSF , AISL, Co PI Planning grant Apprenticeships in Sustainability Science and Engineering Design (13-15) with Mike Isaacson (ENG) PI and Jeff Bury (ENVS), co-PI)
2012-2017 NSF DRK-12, Co PI $2, 999,079.00, Secondary Science Teaching with English Language Acquisition (SSTELLA), (12-17) grant with Trish Stoddart (PI) and Ash (co-PI) George Bunch (co-PI) (UCSC EDUC), Sara Tolbert, Univ. of Arizona, Ed Geaney, Arizona State, Jorge Solis, UT San Antonio) working with secondary science teachers.
2010-15 NSF GK-12, Co PI, DGE-0947923, $2.1 million, Santa Cruz -Watsonville Inquiry-Based Learning in Environmental Sciences—An NSF GK-12 Funded Graduate Training Program, G. Gilbert, PI, I. Parker, co PI, D. Ash, co-PI. http://scwibles.ucsc.edu/.
2005-11 NSF AISL, Co PI, ($1.8 Million) Scaffolding Strategies in Urban Museums: Research and Practice on Mediated Scientific Conversations with Families and Museum Educators, awarded to Judith Lombana (Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa FL), and Doris Ash, Education Dept., University of California.
2009-11 . NSF, PI, $74, 000 Noyce Grant, Silicon Valley Consortium for Mathematics and Science,
Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI.
1. NASA grant, 2012-2016; Evaluation of teacher professional development and curriculum design, web site and products. .
2. Dept. of Education grant, 2011-2015
Native Hawaiian Education Grant, All Together Now Voyaging grant
Evaluation of teacher professional development and curriculum design, web site and products.
Summative report available upon request
Consultant and External Advisor
PI Mike Shanahan.
Advisory Board Science Museum of Minnesota, Making Connections NSF grant
Advisory Board, BERI (Bilingual Exhibits Research Initiative) NSF project.
Advisory Board, Oakland Museum, Hot Spots NSF-funded project.
Advisory Board, ZAARCS, Zoos and Aquariums Action Research Consortium, NSF project.
2016 Science Museum of Minnesota, Making Connections NSF grant. External valuation of program components.
2006 National Science Teachers Association, Teacher professional development.