About the Authors and Funders

Funding for the course was provided through a U.S. Department of Education Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) grant awarded and administered by the Connecticut State Department of Education (grant #12060-21592-2014-84158 and grant #12060-21592-2015-84158-170003).

Course development was led by:

Nicholas Balisciano (Project Director; currently at the Connecticut Science Center),

Gail Emilsson, Kristal Atkinson

in close partnership with:

Drs. Marsha Bednarski, Kristine Larsen, and Jeffrey Thomas

Dr. Joan Pedro (currently at U. of Houston, Clear Lake)

Elizabeth Buttner (retired)

Theresa Bruckerhoff (Project Evaluator)

with detailed feedback and contributions from:

educators from numerous districts in CT (click map for larger version)

Special thanks to the following individuals who provided input on the short course as well as all of the district and school leaders who have supported their participation:

Barbara Marroquin

Kaynor Technical High School

Catherine Kapa

Manchester

Christine Lawlor-King

East Hartford

Cynthia Wilbur

Farmington

Daniel Duesing

Hartford

Dena Cacchiotti

Simsbury

Eric Sawyer

Abbott Technical High School

Francesca Poulos

Waterbury

Gregory Kuhr

Simsbury

Jennifer Andrews

Manchester

Jill Levasseur

Colchester

Jillian McKenzie

East Hartford

John Langan

East Granby

Joseph Schrank

Simsbury

Kayleigh Conrad

East Hartford

Laura Barbash

Manchester

Laurie Gardner

Manchester

Lee Ann Kerr

East Hartford

Manila Mathur

New Britain

Michael Catanese

Simsbury

Michael Gomola

Waterbury

Rachael Manzer

Hartford

Richard Pelczar

Middletown

Shannon Karlowicz

East Granby

Stella Ross

East Granby

Susan Kosinski

Simsbury

Susan Burbank

Hartford

Theresa Pearce

Platt Technical High School

Vincent Buccilli

New Britain

Last modified: Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 9:12 PM