Portfolio

These are some of our research and evaluation projects.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives
  • Growth Sector and Saddleback College, STEM Core Initiative (sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science Program (INCLUDES)
  • Center for Democracy and Technology, Building Trust in Algorithms (sponsored by the Digital Trust Foundation)
  • Harvard University and California Academy of Science, Study of the Life on Earth Exhibit (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Ronald McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (sponsored by the United States Department of Education)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • California State University, East Bay, Ronald McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program (sponsored by the United States Department of Education)
  • Hartnell College, Summer Undergraduate Math and Science Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
Oceans and the Environment
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium, Evaluation of the Sea Otter Research & Conservation Program Volunteer Program (sponsored by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Visitor Research Department)
  • For the Fishes, Tank Watch Study (sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development)
  • Hilton Bialek Habitat, Toyota TogetherGreen Audubon Project (sponsored by Toyota and the National Audubon Society)
  • Robert Down Elementary School, Making Student Connections: Our Actions, Our Watershed, Our Ocean (sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Hilton Bialek Habitat, MEarth Plastic Pollution Initiative (sponsored by the California Coastal Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Evaluation of the Aquarius 2010 Mission: If Reefs Could Talk (sponsored by the National Marine Sanctuaries Foundation and the AT&T Foundation)
  • San Francisco Crissy Field Center and the Urban Watershed Project, An Evaluation of Project WISE: Watersheds Inspiring Student Education (sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Crissy Field Center)
  • Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County, Watershed Cruzin’ Teacher Education Program (sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Voices of the Bay – Fisheries Education Project (sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Ecology Action, Our Water Our World Project (sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • National Science Foundation and the Consortium for Ocean Research and Education, National Ocean Sciences Bowl (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • Long Marine Laboratory, University of California, Santa Cruz, Windows to Discovery (sponsored by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation)
Girls, Women, and Underrepresented Groups in Science Education and Career Pathways
  • Digital NEST, Building Pathways to Computing Education and Careers for Latino/a Youth (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Center for Biomolecular Science & Engineering, Research Mentoring Institute 360-degree Evaluation Study (sponsored by the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health)
  • Chabot Space and Science Center, Techbridge Program: Encouraging Girls in Technology (sponsored by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation)
  • The Exploratorium, School in the Exploratorium Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • University of California, San Francisco Medical School, Women’s Triad Program in Science Education (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • San Francisco State University, Community Science Workshops for California (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
Public Health
  • United Way of Santa Cruz County and Together for Youth/Unidos Para Nuestros Jovenes, Project CURB Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Research Study (sponsored by Santa Cruz County Drug and Alcohol Programs)
  • Kidpower International, Kidpower Everyday Safety Skills Outcomes Study (sponsored by the Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation)
  • California Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Branch, Teen Regional Assessment Project (sponsored by the California Department of Health Services)
  • Zero Population Growth, Population Education Program (sponsored by Zero Population Growth)
Institutional and Curriculum Reform
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Computer Science and Informational Technology Bachelor’s Degree in 3 Years (CSIT-In-3) (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • Los Medanos CollegeTitle III Hispanic Serving Institutions STEM Grant (sponsored by the United States Department of Education)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Monterey County Consortium for Mathematics Readiness (sponsored by the California Mathematics Readiness Initiative)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Computer Science and Informational Technology Bachelor’s Degree in 3 Years (CSIT-In-3) (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • Los Medanos College, Title III Hispanic Serving Institutions STEM Grant (sponsored by the United States Department of Education)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Monterey County Consortium for Mathematics Readiness (sponsored by the California Mathematics Readiness Initiative, California State Department of Education)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Increasing STEM Degree Attainment: Strengthening Articulation, Transfer, Retention & Graduation (sponsored by the United States Department of Education)
  • Hartnell College, Salinas Valley Consortium for Sustainable Energy, Education, and Research (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, ACCESS – Baccalaureate Bridge to the Biomedical Sciences Program (sponsored by the National Institutes of Health)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, A Web-Enabled Interactive Remote Laboratory for Renewable Energy (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Linking Curriculum and Student Internships to USDA Mission Critical Occupations (sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Increasing Transfer, Retention, and Graduation Rates in STEM Disciplines Program (sponsored by the United States Department of Education)
  • California State University, Monterey Bay, Pipeline to Success in Agriculture, Watershed, and Natural Resources Sciences (sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Assessing Scientific Inquiry and Leadership Skills (sponsored by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health)
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Center for Adaptive Optics, National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center Education Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • University of California, Office of the President, COSMOS – California Summer School for Mathematics and Science (sponsored by the California State Legislature)
  • El Centro School District, Valle Imperial Local Systemic Change Project (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • San Francisco Unified School District and University of California, San Francisco Medical School, City Science Project (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • California Postsecondary Education Commission, Dwight D. Eisenhower Assessment and Dissemination Project (administered by the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities)
Youth Development
  • United Way of Santa Cruz County, Youth Development Alliance (sponsored by the David and Lucille Packard Foundation)
  • Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County Community Foundations Initiative, ACCESS Project (sponsored by the James Irvine Foundation)
  • Community Network for Youth Development, Technical Assistance Project for San Francisco Youth Development Agencies (sponsored by the Dewitt-Wallace Foundation)
Community and Leadership Development Initiatives
  • Public Policy Associates, Overarching Assessment of the Great Valley Center (sponsored by the James Irvine Foundation)
  • Public Policy Associates, Overarching Assessment of the James Irvine Community Foundations Initiative (sponsored by the James Irvine Foundation)
  • Schools Plus Public School Foundation, Educational Leadership Institute of Santa Cruz County (sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation)
  • Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, Neighborhood Revitalization Pilot Program (sponsored by the Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute)
Teacher and University Faculty Professional Development
  • University of California, Santa Cruz Education Partnership Center, Writing Faculty Outreach Program (sponsored by the Education Partnership Center)
  • The Exploratorium, Teacher Induction Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • California State University, San Bernardino, Science Teacher Preparation Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)
  • The Tech Museum of Innovation, Extending Science Education: Teaching With and About Technology Program (sponsored by the National Science Foundation)

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