About Partners

Conference Partners

A consortium of four scientific societies with a collective membership of nearly 20,000 have banded together to organize this inaugural conference that will highlight the leading science, data exploration, curriculum design and implementation in a research-rich education for grades K-16.

This consortium will jointly manage the LifeDiscoveryEd Digital Library and serve as curators of Society-specific collections within the digital library.

Planning Committee

The vision and organization of this event would not be possible without the effort and determination of this group of individuals.

    • Tom Meagher, Professor, Biology, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
    • Sunshine L. Brosi, Assistant Professor, Frostburg State University, MD
    • Jeffrey R. Corney, ESA Education Section chair, Managing Director, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, MN
    • Louise Mead, Director of Education, BEACON, Michigan State University, MI
    • Kristin Jenkins, Education and Outreach Program Specialist, NESCent, NC
    • DC Randle, Biology Teacher, St. Francis High School, MN
    • Jennifer Rhode Ward, ESA Education Scholar, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of North Carolina at Asheville, NC

ESA Staff

    • Teresa Mourad, Director of Education and Diversity Programs, Ecological Society of America
    • Andrea McMillen, Education Programs Coordinator, Ecological Society of America
    • Kristin Haas, Education Intern, Ecological Society of America
    • Yoomee Kim, Education Intern, Ecological Society of America

Conference Collaborators

Organizations who promote the conference to their professional networks

The list of Conference Collaborators can be found here

Link to publicity

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