The Department will again be well-represented at the upcoming California Association of Science Educators annual conference to be held in Palm Springs, October 20-22, 2023.
The National Center for Science in Early Childhood continues its collaboration with Venus Kindergarten in Beijing China, working with 24 teacher-leaders in 2023. This professional learning program helps teachers better understand how promoting a child's sense of wonder can foster early childhood science.
Kudos to Nicole Eng, Michael Price, and Arianna Saenz, recipients of the Joe Russo Art of Science Scholarship for 2022! The scholarship, established to honor Mr.
The collaboration between the Physics & Astronomy and Science Education departments has continued to garner success in credentialing multiple teachers in Physics in a single cohort.
Excellence in Science Teaching…times two! Faculty members Al Colburn and Angelica Gunderson honored as 2022 California Teacher of the Year.
Shout-out to Tamara Araya, the local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year!
Angelica Gunderson, a CSU Long Beach graduate and professor, received a $25,000 national Milken Educator Award on May 10, 2022. The Milken Educator Awards was conceived by Lowell Milken to celebrate, elevate, and activate the teaching profession.
The Science Education Department Chair Dr. Lisa Martin was selected to serve in a 3-year term as the Executive Director of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
Lili Gallegos was recognized by the California Associate of Science Educators with the 2021 Future Science Teacher Award. Lili graduated from CSULB in Spring 2021 with degree in Liberal Studies/Multiple Subject Credential (ITEP). Congratulations, Lili!
Dr. Laura Henriques was recognized by the California Associate of Science Educators with the 2021 Margaret Nicholson Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations, Laura!