fellowships from the Kemper and Lily Foundations. He received the Innovation Award of the St. Louis Science Academy and the Distinguished Faculty Award of Washington University. In 2005, he had a distinguished lectureship with the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology and the Seismological Society of America. He has an Sc.B. in geophysics from Brown University and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.


Scott Linneman, Western Washington University, Bellingham

Eric Pyle, James Madison University

Dennis Schatz, Pacific Science Center, Seattle

Don Duggan-Haas, Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY



Cary Sneider, Portland State University, Oregon

Cary Sneider is associate research professor at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, where he teaches courses in research methodology for teachers in master’s degree programs and consults for a number of organizations, including Achieve, Inc., the Noyce Foundation, and the state of Washington’s Office of Public Instruction. He is currently co-chair of the planning committee to develop the National Assessment of Educational Progress’s technology framework. He has taught science at the middle and high school levels in California, Maine, Costa Rica, and Micronesia. During the past 10 years, Sneider was vice president for educator programs at the Museum of Science in Boston and previously served as director of astronomy and physics education at the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley. His curriculum development and research interests have focused on helping students unravel their misconceptions in science and on new ways to link science centers and schools to promote student inquiry.


Rodney L. Custer, Illinois State University, Normal

Jacob Foster, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Malden

Yvonne Spicer, National Center for Technological Literacy, Museum of Science, Boston

Maurice Frazier, Chesapeake Public School System, Chesapeake, VA

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