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Principal Investigator Team

The Principal Investigator (PI) team consists of the PI, co-PIs, and others who manage/coordinate the Get the Facts Out Project activities.

Wendy Adams
Wendy Adams
Colorado School of Mines
Terri Chambers
Terri Chambers
American Chemical Society
Beth Cunningham
Beth Cunningham
American Association of Physics Teachers
Mark Hannum
Mark Hannum
American Association of Physics Teachers
Drew Isola
Drew Isola
American Association of Physics Teachers
David May
David May
Colorado School of Mines
Monica Plisch
Monica Plisch
American Physical Society
Shari Stockero
Shari Stockero
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
Michael Witmann
Michael Wittmann
American Physical Society

Meet the Change Agents

Change Agents are individual faculty in their respective disciplines who are committed to teacher preparation, are well-networked in their discipline, and have agreed to conduct national campaigns to recruit and support GFO Champions at institutions across the U.S.

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Tonya Coffey
Appalachian State University (NC)

Physics Change Agent

Sarah Formica
Sarah Formica
University of North Georgia

Physics Change Agent

Etta Gravely
Etta Gravely
North Carolina A&T State University

Chemistry Change Agent

Timothy Hendrix
Timothy Hendrix
Meredith College

Math Change Agent

William Hunter
William Hunter
Illinois State University

Chemistry Change Agent

Vince Kuo
Vince Kuo
Colorado School of Mines

Physics Change Agent

Jean Lee
Jean Lee
University of Indianapolis

Math Change Agent

Karen Magee-Sauer
Karen Magee-Sauer
Rowan University

Physics Change Agent

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W. Gary Martin
Auburn University

Math Change Agent

Amy Roth McDuffie
Amy Roth McDuffie
Washington State University

Math Change Agent

Duane Merrell
Duane Merrell
Brigham Young University

Physics Change Agent

Jennifer Nielson
Jennifer Nielson
Brigham Young University

Chemistry Change Agent

Gay Stewart
Gay Stewart
West Virginia University

Physics Change Agent

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Glenn H. Waddell
University of Nevada, Reno

Math Change Agent

Ellen Yezierski
Ellen Yezierski
Miami University

Chemistry Change Agent

Research Team

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Besnik Abrashi
Colorado School of Mines

Research Assistant

Wendy Adams
Wendy Adams
Colorado School of Mines

Project Director

Allie Bolter
Allie Bolter
Colorado School of Mines

Project Coordinator, Research Associate

Jared Breakall
Jared B. Breakall
Colorado School of Mines

Current Research Assistant / Past Postdoctoral Researcher

David May
David May
Colorado School of Mines

Research Associate

Kaitlin Miller
Kaitlin Miller
Colorado School of Mines

Research Assistant

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Richard L. Pearson III
Colorado School of Mines

Current Research Assistant / Past Postdoctoral Researcher

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Faith Ann Santucci
Colorado School of Mines

Research Assistant

Past Research Team Members

Leslie Bolda
Colorado School of Mines

Past Undergraduate Research Assistant

Emma Khorunzhy
Colorado School of Mines

Past Undergraduate Research Assistant

Caleb Litster
Brigham Young University

Past Undergraduate Research Assistant

Savannah L. Logan
Colorado School of Mines

Past Postdoctoral Researcher

Brian Pyper
Brigham Young University - Idaho

Past Visiting Scholar

Comprehensive Study Sites

GFO Comprehensive Study Sites are the six institutions of higher education that have committed to collecting perceptions survey data from both students and faculty each year for five years from their Chemistry, Math, and Physics departments. In addition they agree to host the GFO research team each year for a site visit.

Study Sites

GFO Study Sites are institutions of Higher Education that have committed to collecting perceptions survey data from both faculty and students each year for five years in at least one of the following departments: Chemistry, Math, or Physics.

  • Appalachian State University Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Augustana University – Physics and Chemistry
  • Bridgewater State University
  • BYU – Idaho Physics
  • Cal Poly SLO – Physics & Chemistry
  • California State University – Fresno
  • California State University – Monterey Bay
  • California State University – San Bernardino
  • California State University at Northridge
  • Claflin University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Clemson University
  • Cleveland State University
  • Colgate University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Idaho State University
  • Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Jackson State Univeristy
  • James Madison University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Lewis University
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Morehead State University
  • Morgan State University
  • Norfolk State University
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Roosevelt University Math
  • Rowan University Physics
  • Spelman College
  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • Talladega College
  • Texas A&M University – Commerce
  • Tougaloo College
  • University of Houston
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Mississippi Physics and Chemistry
  • University of North Georgia
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Tennessee at Martin Math
  • University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Washington Bothell
  • Virginia State University
  • Waynesburg University Chemistry
  • Westmont College Chemistry
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Wright State University

GFO Champions

A GFO Champion is anyone who shares facts about the teaching profession by using the materials and messages from the GFO project locally or nationally.

Champions, please log your activities here.

★★★ Champion (50 pts)

★★ Champion (25 pts)

★ Champion (10 pts)

Registered Champion

ChampionNameLocationPointsDepartment/Discipline
★★★ ChampionKristine CallanColorado School of Mines92Physics
★★ ChampionSteven MaierNorthwestern Oklahoma State University42Physics
★★ ChampionJosh GrossmanSt. Mary’s College of Maryland38Physics
★★ ChampionClay StanfieldTexas A&M University - Commerce38Physics
★★ ChampionLaura HenriquesCalifornia State University – Long Beach36Science Education
★★ ChampionJoe KozminskiLewis University (IL)36Physics
★★ ChampionJill CochranBerry College (GA)35Mathematics
★★ ChampionWill MurrayCalifornia State University – Long Beach35Mathematics
★★ ChampionJeffrey WilliamsBridgewater State University (MA)34Physics
★★ ChampionAndreas BillCalifornia State University – Long Beach33Physics and Astronomy
★★ ChampionEarl BlodgettUniversity of Wisconsin – River Falls27Physics
★★ ChampionChuhee KwonCalifornia State University – Long Beach26Physics
★ ChampionLaura AltfeldSaint Leo University, FL23Biology
★ ChampionJeffrey Carver West Virginia University 22Chemistry
★ ChampionAubrey Brammar SouthallAurora University (IL)21Education
★ ChampionKarel JacobsChicago State University21Biology
★ ChampionMeghan MarreroMercy College (NY)21Science Education
★ ChampionThomas M. BrownAppalachian State University (NC)20Physics
★ ChampionMargery GardnerColgate University (NY)20Science Education
★ ChampionLiang ZengUniversity of Texas-Rio Grande Valley20Physics
★ ChampionBabette BenkenCalifornia State University – Long Beach19Mathematics
★ ChampionLiza BondurantDelta State University (MS)18Mathematics
★ ChampionSteve ElliottUniversity of Tennessee at Martin 18
Mathematics
★ ChampionEvonne BaldauffWaynesburg University (PA)17Chemistry
★ ChampionPeanut McCoyAzusa Pacific University (CA)16Physics
★ ChampionChris BrazierCalifornia State University – Long Beach16Chemistry
★ ChampionBarbara ReisnerJames Madison University (VA)15Chemistry
★ ChampionLeah FrazeeCentral Connecticut State University14Mathematics
★ ChampionKatie MillerUniversity of Massachusetts - Lowell14Mathematics
★ ChampionAnisha CampbellUniversity of Maryland13STEM Education
★ ChampionJen McNallyCurry College (MA)12Mathematics
★ ChampionDana FranzMississippi State University12Mathematics
★ ChampionJeremy ZelkowskiThe University of Alabama12Mathematics
★ ChampionRory Waterman University of Vermont and State Agricultural College 12Chemistry
★ ChampionPaul MillerWest Virginia University12Physics
★ ChampionSandra BonettiColorado State University – Pueblo11Chemistry
★ ChampionStephanie CaseyEastern Michigan University11Mathematics
★ ChampionMelanie PivarskiRoosevelt University (IL)11Mathematics
★ ChampionJennifer DocktorUniversity of Wisconsin – La Crosse11Physics
★ ChampionStephen TsuiCalifornia State University – San Marcos10Physics
★ ChampionEarl LegleiterFort Hays State University (KS)10STEM Education
★ ChampionMichael MarderUniversity of Texas – Austin10Physics
Registered ChampionBrian Lawler Kennesaw State University 9Mathematics
Registered ChampionHolly S. AtkinsSaint Leo University (FL)9Math Education
Registered ChampionMatt Richard University of Kansas9Physics
Registered ChampionJane JacksonArizona State University 8Physics
Registered ChampionBeth ParksColgate University (NY)8Physics
Registered ChampionCatherine KlehmOral Roberts University (OK)8Chemistry
Registered ChampionDaniel BoltonUniversity of Colorado - Boulder8Physics
Registered ChampionDiane BarrettUniversity of Hawaii - Hilo8Mathematics
Registered ChampionRichard L Pearson IIIEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University (FL)7Physics
Registered ChampionJomo W. MutegiIndiana University Purdue University Indianapolis7Science Education
Registered ChampionPatrick EggletonTaylor University (IN)7Mathematics
Registered ChampionDan MacIsaacSUNY Buffalo State College6Physics
Registered ChampionBrian UtterUniversity of California – Merced6Physics
Registered ChampionLinda VenencianoUniversity of Hawai’i at Mānoa6Mathematics
Registered ChampionAlice ChurukianUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill6Physics
Registered ChampionJennifer DechaineCentral Washington University5STEM Teacher Education
Registered ChampionKimberly ShawColumbus State University (GA)5Physics
Registered ChampionMaria CampitelliFlorida International University5Mathematics
Registered ChampionKevin CarrPacific University (OR)5Physics
Registered ChampionSteve PollockUniversity of Colorado – Boulder5Physics
Registered ChampionJenifer HummerWest Chester University (PA)5Math Education
Registered ChampionJessie Store Alma College (MI)4Mathematics
Registered ChampionJordan HarshmanAuburn University (AL)4Chemistry
Registered ChampionJennifer ClinkenbeardCalifornia State University – Monterey Bay4Mathematics
Registered ChampionDarin KnappCentral Washington University4Mathematics
Registered ChampionNicole CookFlorida International University4STEM Education
Registered ChampionBethany LaValleyThe University of Mississippi4Mathematics
Registered ChampionMichelle CirilloUniversity of Delaware4Mathematics
Registered ChampionTariq AkmalWashington State University4Teacher Education
Registered ChampionLindsay KeazerSacred Heart University (CT)3Mathematics
Registered ChampionEmily Jackson-OsagieSouthern University and A&M College (LA)3STEM Education
Registered ChampionSujata KrishnaUniversity of Florida3Physics
Registered ChampionEkaterina LioutikovaUniversity of Saint Joseph (CT)3Mathematics
Registered ChampionNicholas FortuneWestern Kentucky University3Mathematics
Registered ChampionCaroline HardinWestern Washington University3Mathe/STEM/CS
Registered ChampionTracy HalmiPenn State Erie – The Behrend College2Chemistry
Registered ChampionPam MorkConcordia College (MN)1Chemistry
Registered ChampionMelissa VanAlstine-ParisAdelphi University (NY)Chemistry
Registered ChampionTim NeubertAmerican Association for Employment in Education (AAEE)PK-12 teaching careers
Registered ChampionKathryn EarlyAuburn University (AL)Mathematics
Registered ChampionKathleen A. HarperCase Western Reserve University (OH)Physics and Engineering
Registered ChampionTim SoreyCentral Washington UniversityChemistry
Registered ChampionVaughn LaptisteChristel House Indianapolis (IN)Mathematics
Dawson Lang Colorado School of Mines Student Ambassador
Emma KhorunzhyColorado School of Mines Student Ambassador
Registered ChampionZach BurkhardtDecatur Central High School (IN)Chemistry
Registered ChampionKimberly Zeidler-WattersEastern Kentucky UniversityEducation
Registered ChampionTyler KinnerGeorgia Tech Research InstituteChemistry
Registered ChampionAngela Webb James Madison University (VA)Science Education
Registered ChampionKerry CresawnJames Madison University (VA)STEM
Registered ChampionAnne BentleyLewis & Clark College (OR)Chemistry
Registered ChampionLaura Bostick Louisiana Tech University Education
Registered ChampionCynthia GardnerMaryville College (TN)Education
Registered ChampionAimee HollanderNicholls State University (LA)Science Education
Registered ChampionMargie HaakOregon State UniversityChemistry
Registered ChampionAndrea MunroPacific Lutheran University (WA)Chemistry
Registered ChampionJackie BortiatynskiPenn State UniversityChemistry
Registered ChampionAndrea Ashley-OyewolePrairie View A&M University (TX)Chemistry
Registered ChampionTimothy ColePrairie View A&M University (TX)Education
Registered ChampionDori HargroveShepherd University (WV)Mathematics
Registered ChampionMatthew Miller South Dakota State University Chemistry
Registered ChampionCarrie-Anne SherwoodSouthern Connecticut State UniversityScience Education
Registered ChampionPatricia Stan Taylor University (IN)Chemistry
Registered ChampionJennifer AlbertThe Citadel (SC)Science Education
Registered ChampionMichelle BunaganThe College of New JerseyChemistry
Registered ChampionSonali RajeTowson University (MD)Chemistry
Registered ChampionKenya M. OvertonUniversity of ConnecticutMathematics
Registered ChampionMatthew J. MioUniversity of Detroit Mercy (MI)Chemistry
Registered ChampionJillian CavannaUniversity of Hartford (CT)Mathematics
Registered ChampionEric KuoUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignPhysics
Registered ChampionAlice BruceUniversity of MaineChemistry
Registered ChampionAlice SteimleUniversity of MississippiMathematics
Registered ChampionAlexandra TarabolettiUniversity of the District of ColumbiaChemistry
Registered ChampionTodd WeaverUniversity of Wisconsin La CrosseChemistry
Registered ChampionTim DeisUniversity of Wisconsin-PlattevilleMathematics
Registered ChampionDavid AndersonUniversity of WyomingChemistry
Registered ChampionDerrick S HarknessUtah State UniversityMathematics
Registered ChampionNick DoeWellesley College (MA)Chemistry
Registered ChampionMichelle KingWestern Colorado UniversityMathematics
Registered ChampionKanita DuCloux Western Kentucky University Mathematics

Partners

Partners

AMTE
Colorado School of Mines
American Chemical Society
American Association of Physics Teachers
APS Physics