Developing Leadership and Support for Professional Learning Communities for Urban Science Teaching

A collaborative project of Michigan State University and the Lansing School District,
funded by the National Science Foundation.

Project Staff

Co-Principal Investigators:       Dr. Gail Richmond
Associate Professor, Colleges of Education and Natural Science    
Michigan State University
Dr. R. Timothy Smith
Elementary Science Specialist,  
 Lansing School District
Lansing School District Liaison:       Dr. Sharron Jenkins-Norman
Director, Office of Curriculum, Assessment, and Professional Development    
Lansing School District
PLC Study Group Facilitators:       Dr. Gail Richmond (Grade 7, 8)
Michigan State University
Dr. Christina Schwarz  (Grade 6)
Michigan State University
Dr. Deborah C. Smith (Grades K, 2)
Lansing School District
Dr. Edward L. Smith (Grades 1, 3)
Michigan State University
Dr. R. Timothy Smith (Grades 4,5)
Lansing School District
Project Graduate Assistants,
Michigan State University:      
In-Young Cho
Shih-pei Chang
Kelly Grindstaff
Shinho Jang
Hui Jin
Steven F. Tuckey
Project Evaluator:       Dr. Theron Blakeslee
Director, Jackson County Mathematics and Science Center    

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This page was last updated:   4/29/2003

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